Last Update: 6/18/2015
Summer 2015 Six Week Session 6/22 7/31/2015
Economics 1 - Microeconomic Principles Online Sections 1263 & 1266
We will use the following TWO websites -- mandatory graded material is on both:
http://www2.saplinglearning.com/ = Sapling for online problem sets (See Syllabus for information about purchasing)
This class is conducted entirely via the Internet
Information regarding this class is available on the SMC online schedule of classes:
Note: all deadlines are completely inflexible. No deadlines will be individually adjusted. In the event of a technical problem with one of the two websites above, deadlines may be adjusted in a uniform way for all students. There will be no adjustment for problems with any individual students computer or internet connection.
General EC 1 information:
Economics 2 - Macroeconomic Principles Online Sections Eight Week Sessions, sections 1842, 1845 & 1847
This class will require students:
i) Be able to take exams online between 7:30 PM and 10 PM on either Thursdays or Fridays
ii) Have a computer on which they will install ExamGuard software (requires administrative rights)
iii) Have a reliable internet connection and can meet deadlines - none are ever individually extended or changed.
iv) Purchase access to LaunchPad with discount loose-leaf version of the text available at the SMC bookstore
Any student unable to do all of the four things above may not take EC 2, section 1842, 1845 or 1847.
This course uses two required websites:
i) LaunchPad for eText, Study Materials, problem sets and homeworks.
ii) eCollege = SMCOnline for Tests (using ExamGuard) which must be completed on Thursday or Friday evenings.
Required Text: Macroeconomics, by P. Krugman and R. Wells. 4th edition, Worth
Students must choose one of two options:
1) Buy the special reduced-price loose-leaf hard copy version of this text at the SMC bookstore which comes with LaunchPad Software (this is the preferred option cost is lower than competition students with the hardcopy can refer to it during online tests).
Loose-Leaf textbook + LaunchPad (with full eBook) ISBN 1-319-03988-X
2) Buy LaunchPad with eText only online directly from the publisher
LaunchPad standalone card (with full eBook) ISBN 9781464187049 $84.99 retail
ISBN10: 1-4641-2295-4 or ISBN13: 978-1-4641-2295-8
General EC 2 information:
Economics 1 Eight Week Session Microeconomic Principles
Spring 2015 Eight Week Session 4/20 6/12/2015
Economics 2 - Macroeconomic Principles Online Sections 1785 & 1786
Economics 1 - Microeconomic Principles Online Sections 1174 & 1175
Six Week Session 1/5/2015 2/13/2015 Syllabus
Economics 2 Macroeconomic Principles 10/27 12/19/2014 Syllabus
Economics 2 Macroeconomic Principles 9/2 10/23/14 Syllabus
Spring 2014 8 Weeks, 2/18 - 4/10/2014 Syllabus
Economics 1 - Macroeconomic Principles - FULLY ONLINE SECTION: 1745
Winter 2014 6 Weeks, 1/6 -2/13/2014
Economics 1 - Microeconomic Principles - FULLY ONLINE SECTION: 1096
Fall 2013 -- Second 8-weeks:
Economics 2 - Macroeconomic Principles - FULLY ONLINE SECTION
Fall 2013 -- First 8-weeks: 8/26 - 10/18/13
Economics 1 - Microeconomic Principles - FULLY ONLINE SECTION: 1778
Summer 2013 SIX weeks: 6/17 7/26/13
Economics 2 - Microeconomic Principles - FULLY ONLINE SECTION: 1218
Spring 2013 -- Second 8-weeks: 4/15 6/7/13
Economics 2 - Microeconomic Principles - FULLY ONLINE SECTIONS: 1718 & 1719
Spring 2013 -- First 8-weeks: 2/11 4/5/13
Economics 1 - Microeconomic Principles - FULLY ONLINE SECTION: 1708
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