ECON 108 - Introductory Microeconomics Workshop
Section: 002 Economic Analysis Through Service Learning
Term: FA 2012
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Course Note:
Extensions of microeconomics that differ in content by section.
Credits:
1
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other:
Honors
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
First-year standing and concurrent enrollment in ECON 101.
Grading:
Mandatory credit/no credit.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This section of ECON 108 focuses on economic analysis through service-learning. Service-learning is a teaching-learning process that involves students in the community for both service and learning reasons.

The service this academic term will be at one of a number of local agencies where you will serve in capacities that are negotiated with the staff there. The learning will focus on observation and analysis at the service agency. As you serve in the agency, you will observe and actively analyze incentives, decision-making and the costs and benefits of the agency.

Written assignments include keeping a structured journal and an end-of-term paper summarizing your observations and analysis.

All readings will be available on the CTools website for the course.

Students in ECON 108 MUST BE enrolled in ECON 101. Please contact Jan Gerson (jgerson@umich.edu) if you are interested in enrolling for ECON 108 and are unable to register for it.

Intended Audience:

First-year standing electing ECON 101 concurrently

Class Format:

ECON 108 meets weekly for discussion.

ECON 108 - Introductory Microeconomics Workshop
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
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11566
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0
4Hnrs (LSA or Departmental)
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
002 (LEC)
P
20038
Closed
0
2Hnrs (LSA or Departmental)
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (SEM)
P
24292
Closed
0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Please be aware that EVERY student who is not enrolled CONCURRENTLY in Economics 101 will be dropped from this course.
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