Berkeley ECON 98 - Syllabus (4 pages)

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University of California, Berkeley
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Econ 98 - Directed Group Study
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Syllabus for Spring 2004 Economics 98 1 unit P NP TuTh 10 11A 2038 VLSB Adjunct for Economics 1 Professor Train Sponsors Instructor Office Office Hours Contact Web site Faculty Professor Christina Romer Department of Economics Unit Student Learning Center William Chiu 103 Chavez Center Wednesdays and Fridays 11 Noon chiu ocf berkeley edu http www ocf berkeley edu chiu Econ98 Overview Economics 98 is an adjunct course intended to be taken in conjunction with the Economics 1 course Economics 98 is not a replacement for lecture and your discussion section In contrast to your GSI led section we will spend a considerable amount of time talking about study strategies reading strategies graphing techniques and test taking tips Economics incorporates graphs equations and written essays as answers to questions We will address these methods in Economics 98 We will also focus on the Economics 1 course content mainly through concrete examples which you will work through individually and in groups You are expected to present your work in front of the class Your grade in this course is P NP for one academic unit Please refer to the grading policy Attendance is mandatory if you know that you will miss more than three classes then DO NOT ENROLL for credit You will not pass NP the course if you miss more than 3 classes The best means of study in economics is working on practice problems The worksheets and weekly quizzes are for your benefit I am not looking for a perfect answer but just evidence that you are trying and that you want to learn how to apply the concepts I want to see effort and I will reward improvement If you already know all the solutions then the adjunct is not the course for you We will be spending a considerable amount of time on solutions to basic concepts and problem solving I hope we accomplish the following learning objectives 1 Utilize study strategies 2 Debate about the interaction between politics and economics 3 Change your current perspective on economics



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