This is an open online course, including text, interactive graphs, assignments and discussion topics, video clips, and interactive questions, based on the OpenStax Principles of Economics textbook and refined after testing in some US universities and community colleges in 2017. It uses media from around the web, including some economics educators' YouTube channels. There are dedicated pages for lecturer Powerpoints and for problem sets.
Worksheets and Projects in Principles of Microeconomics
Free online course with six hours of material, with materials downloadable in a variety of formats. This module looks at the production of t-shirts as an example of a supply chain, considering how value is added and how countries benefit to different extents.
Sixteen PDF modules originally created by the Tufts University Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE) and now hosted by the Economics In Context Initiative at Boston University. "The modules range from 25-60 pages, and most include discussion questions, glossary, references, and exercises." Some content is adapted from the "Economics in Context" series of textbooks.
These three sets of worksheets were produced by an Economics Network mini-project. Each consists of a three documents in .doc format. A four-side student handout includes the case study and questions. The other documents are a sheet of answer guidelines and a four-side teaching guide. The topics are "Supermarkets under scrutiny", "Argos/Littlewoods Price fixing Agreement" and "Football shirts: A case of Unfair Competition" Permission is given for unrestricted educational use and alteration.
These are the outputs of a mini-project funded by the Economics Network, in which the first-year students at Ulster were given a minimum of lectures, with most teaching time given to Problem-Based Learning. Seven worksheets for PBL tasks are archived on this page, along with a guide sheet for teaching assistants on how to run a PBL meeting and an advice handout to students on How To Keep a Personal Development Report. The final report from the project is also available. The course was based on the Begg textbook, to which the worksheets refer.
Collection of resources on using experiments in economics teaching, produced by Jim Murphy of the University of Alaska, Anchorage. It includes "An experiment on enforcement strategies for managing a local environmental resource" and "Materials for a hand-run double auction" produced by Murphy, with links to all the materials needed to run the experiments. Also features links to other classroom experiments from other university teachers.