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ECN 211 & ECN 212

FALL 2014 SPRING 2015 SUMMER 2014
ECN 211 - 27133, 27134, 27329
Macroeconomic Principles
ECN 211 - TBA
Macroeconomic Principles
ECN 211 - 10218, 10449
Macroeconomic Principles
 
Class Start: Mon, Aug 25, 2014  Class Start: Tues, Jan 20, 2015 Class Start: Tues, May 27, 2014
ECN 212 - 27141, 27260
Microeconomic Principles 
ECN 212 - TBA
Microeconomic Principles
ECN 212 - 10230
Microeconomic Principles 



COURSE STRUCTURE  
Courses are structured in weeks (Fall & Spring:16 weeks/Summer:8 weeks). Each week there will be an announcement of the week's assignments and activities.  Weeks follow an outlined Semester Schedule that is provided at the start of the course.  Week begins on Monday at 8AM and ends on Sunday at 11PM. Structure is similar for both courses, while content are different. 


COURSE REQUIREMENTS
Coursework consists of quizzes, weekly discussions and capstone project. Discussion topics and reviews for all quizzes are provided. Capstone project will demonstrate knowledge of economic concepts on a website using multiple types of media (ex. photos, images, video, audio, etc.) of your choice.  All coursework is submitted online, no on-campus visits are required. 


PREREQUISITES 
There are no prerequisites for this course. There is no particular sequence in which to take these courses, ECN 211 Macroeconomics and ECN 212 Microeconomics. Both courses are independent of each other.  Each course begins with the same content (usually the first four chapters) then follows to the respective content. 


ORIENTATION
No on-campus orientation is required. No campus visits will be required for testing.  Testing and coursework is done completely online.

*** Please note there are a limited number of seats for each section.
Overrides will not be available, should you be dropped from the course.***



CANVAS
Course is administered through Canvas, student will need Username (MEID) and Password to access course content. Course link in Canvas will be accessible on the first day of class. 

For access to Canvas, click on the following link: Canvas Login

If you do not have or forgot your Canvas ID, please use the following links to obtain your username and password: 



GoogleApps@Maricopa EMAIL
As a student of Maricopa County Community College District you now have access to a new GoogleApps@Maricopa account.  This email account is the "official" means of communication between MCCCD colleges and students for financial aid, registration, tuition payment and other deadlines.  Additionally, this address is used in Canvas.   All communications for this course will be sent to this address. 
 
GoogleApps@Maricopa email address is <MEID>@Maricopa.edu.  Access to GoogleApps@Maricopa account is the same used to login to Canvas, User ID (MEID) and password.  To access your account, https://google.maricopa.edu/.
 
Your GoogleApps@Maricopa email is a permanent address and therefore cannot be changed.  If you will not be using this account on a regular basis, adjust settings to forward email to your preferred email address.  Instructions to forward email.
 
For more information see FAQ.



We will NOT use MyEconLab for this course. So you do NOT need to purchase a textbook that includes the access code or the stand alone access code.  

If you would like to use the course materials in MyEconLab, below is the information needed along with your access code. 

 ECN 211 
Course Name: ECN211 Macroeconomics Online
Course ID: zehr47325
   ECN 212 
Course Name: ECN212 Microeconomics Online

Course ID: zehr87277



TEXTBOOK

ECN 211 MACROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES:
(Publisher link)


TITLE: 
Foundations of Macroeconomics, 6/E
AUTHORS: Robin Bade & Michael Parkin
PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall

COPYRIGHT YEAR, EDITION: 2012, 6th Edition ***

ISBN-10: 

 0132831007

;

ISBN-13: 

9780132831000 

***






***

 
Note: Publication year and ISBNs may vary, but needs to be 6th Edition
 

***

  ECN 212 MICROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES:
(Publisher link)
TITLE: 
 
Foundations of Microeconomics, 6/E 
AUTHORS: Robin Bade & Michael Parkin 
PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall 
COPYRIGHT YEAR, EDITION: 2012, 6th Edition***
ISBN-10:  0132830884;
ISBN-13:
 
9780132830881***





***
Note: Publication year and ISBNs may vary, but needs to be 6th Edition.
***


PURCHASE OPTIONS

CGC Bookstore
CGC Bookstore has several options that include new/used books with/without MyEconLab access and rentals.  Additionally, a Student Value Edition is available.  This edition is a new loose leaf hole-punched book with MyEconLab access.  
Please note that the loose leaf option is not able to be sold back to the bookstore.

ECN211       
 
Used and Rental Online Sites
Cheapest Textbooks and Campus Books aggregate information from various online sellers (ex Amazon, Half, etc) about current availability and pricing. Information on rentals is also provided.


 
CourseSmart eText
eTextbooks are available for rental. Access to textbook is online.

ECN211     ECN212


COPY OF TEXTBOOKS

Copies of both Macroeconomics and Microeconomics texts are available for two hour checkout at the CGC Library.


For more information:
Prof Linda Zehr
2626 East Pecos Road, IRN 272
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 857-5530
linda.zehr@cgc.edu