ECON 108 - Introductory Microeconomics Workshop
Section: 002 Economic Analysis Through Service Learning
Term: FA 2013
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Course Note:
This course is a 1-credit workshop that enriches the experience of introductory economics students. Students may choose among a variety of workshop topics.
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 be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
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)
P
11414
Closed
0
4Hnrs (LSA or Departmental)
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
002 (LEC)
P
19446
Closed
0
4Hnrs (LSA or Departmental)
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (SEM)
P
23253
Closed
0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (SEM)
P
28496
Closed
0
7Fr or So
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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