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ECN 211 Macroeconomic Principles Spring C 2022 SLN 34930 Professor Andrei Kovrijnykh Ph D Office Hours by appointment only To contact me for an appointment outside of office hours Email Andrei Kovrijnykh asu edu Virtual Office Zoom room https asu zoom us j 9081351487 Class Meeting time Online January 10 April 29 If you have a question about something in the class e g about course content requirements Canvas navigation or other class details it s likely that other students are wondering the same thing Please post such questions in the appropriate Discussions board forum in Canvas see details below There they can be answered by me or a classmate who knows the answer to the benefit of everyone in the course If you have a private matter that needs to be communicated over email please see the Communication Email Policy to ensure a swift reply failure to abide by those guidelines may result in a delayed response or none at all This is an online course with all materials and assignments located in Canvas Course Overview and Educational Objectives ECN 211 An introduction to theory of aggregate income employment and the price level Topics include unemployment inflation monetary and fiscal policies and economic growth This course has four objectives Understand what macroeconomics tries to explain Construction of macroeconomic models Apply macroeconomic models to explain aggregate income employment and the price level Apply macroeconomic models to understand the role of fiscal and monetary policies Expectations of the Student In order to be successful as a college student and especially in this online course you must take ownership of the learning process each student is responsible for navigating the online course reading watching and taking notes on all of the course materials available to you knowing and meeting all scheduled course requirements e g readings supplemental video content discussions homework quizzes and exams practicing problems on your own and utilizing ungraded practice material and working with technical support to resolve technical issues Each week you are expected to 1 Read all Announcements and information within the Weekly Modules and follow the 2 Read and take notes on all assigned chapters in the text and or material posted on 3 Watch and take notes on all supplemental video content associated with the assigned 4 Utilize additional i e ungraded practice material in MindTap to master the subject instructions within them Canvas material readings in Canvas 5 Submit graded homework assignments in MindTap and graded exams in Canvas by their scheduled due date and time 6 Dedicate at least 18 hours per week preparing for and actively participating in the course Please see more information below about the time commitment associated with a three credit hour course W P Carey School of Business Learning Goals The Undergraduate Program of the W P Carey School of Business has established the following learning goals for its graduates 1 Critical Thinking 2 Communication 3 Discipline Specific Knowledge 4 Ethical Awareness and Reasoning 5 Global Awareness Items in bold have significant coverage in this course Economics Department Learning Goals The economics department has established the following criteria for the first three undergraduate learning goals Discipline Specific Knowledge Demonstrates knowledge of resource allocation mechanisms and their implications for efficiency distribution employment and growth Demonstrates knowledge of the models methods and statistical techniques used by economists to study human behavior Demonstrates knowledge of the effects of government policies on efficiency distribution employment price stability and growth Identifies a question or problem and gathers relevant information to Critical Thinking analyze it Draws inferences that are supported by the data evidence and the analysis Synthesizes analysis and theory to draw conclusions or make recommendations Constructs a logical argument based on economic principles and observed Communication evidence Effectively communicates in oral form Effectively communicates in written form Items in bold have significant coverage in this course Required Materials Textbook MindTap Online only option minimum requirement comes with eText Mankiw Gregory N 2021 Principles of Macroeconomics 6 months MindTap Access 9th edition Boston Cengage ISBN 9780357133620 Bundle option cheaper option if you want a physical copy of the text Mankiw Gregory N 2021 Principles of Macroeconomics Loose Pgs with MindTap Access 9th edition Boston Cengage ISBN 9780357530634 The textbook is very important for our course it covers all the material you are expected to master You are expected to read all assigned chapters sections as the course progresses when only specific sections of the chapter are covered those sections will be clearly stated under each chapter s overview in Canvas MindTap is what allows you to access the eText your Homework Assignments and other practice material including Concept Clips Graph Builders Video Lessons Video Problem Walkthroughs End of Chapter Questions and Adaptive Test Prep If you prefer to purchase only MindTap you will have access to an electronic text If you purchase a physical text make sure the text includes MindTap access The text offered by the ASU bookstore includes an access code Most used or rental texts do not include access The link to access register for and or purchase our class specific MindTap course is found within the Welcome and Start Here page under textbook information Cengage offers a discounted rate for ASU students You can pay online using a credit card or enter a previously obtained access code There is a trial period available After the free trial ends you will be required to pay for access At the end of the free trial period your course access will be suspended until your payment has been made All your scores and course activity will be saved and will be available to you after you pay for access To check whether your computer meets the requirements for using MindTap please visit Cengage s System Requirements page The System Check is also accessible in the drop down box next to your name located in the upper right corner of your MindTap page Canvas ASU Email Access to Canvas is required Canvas is a learning management system that is the platform for our online course I will use it to post announcements links to MindTap the homework exams grades and other course material find

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