Presentation on theme: "Welcome Course name Faculty name. YOUR COURSE MATERIALS Roger Arnold: Economics, 8th Ed. You will… — be tested — receive homework assignments — have reading."— Presentation transcript:
YOUR COURSE MATERIALS Roger Arnold: Economics, 8th Ed. You will… — be tested — receive homework assignments — have reading assignments …from these materials
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Tutorials Interactive tutorials if you need additional help with math, graphs, and statistics. Problem Sets Automatically graded homework problems with interactive graphing tools and built in feedback that correspond to your textbook. Online Experiments Real time, online market interactions that help you actively learn key economic concepts (and are also a lot of fun). News Analyses Regularly updated articles focused on core economics concepts with auto-graded problems, an article summary, and discussion questions FOUR TOOLS TO HELP YOU SUCCEED!
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BOTH PRACTICE AND GRADED ASSIGNMENTS HELP YOU GRASP THE CONCEPTS
Online experiments allow you to experience how real economic markets work. And are a lot of fun!
NEWS ANALYSIS INTRODUCES YOU TO INTERESTING ARTICLES ABOUT EVERY-DAY ECONOMICS
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Economics Learning Path Videos for Arnold featuring Steven Tomlinson. Brief (approx 10 minutes) multimedia video lectures accompany almost every section of Arnold giving you explanations and examples that you can play over and over again.
LEARNING PATH VIDEO for Arnold- Featuring Steven Tomlinson ACCESS Arnonld 8/e —When there is a concept that you “just don’t get” —When you would like to see a topic explained “just once more” before an exam or quiz. —Learning Path video access featuring Steven Tomlinson is available for this text. ISBN for Video Access: 0324543190
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