ECTS - Practical Training in Economics I

Practical Training in Economics I (ECON429) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Practical Training in Economics I ECON429 3 0 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer, Problem Solving, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Nil Demet Güngör
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course is available to sophomore, junior and senior year students. The student taking this course assists the intoduction to economics course's first term class and gets to have first hand experience in academic life. Attending recitation hours, helping freshmen with the problems they have is among some of their duties.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Three reports are produced in this course. The student prepares these reports based on the issues he/she faces during recitation hours and how he/she dealt with them. These reports are also presented to the coordinator orally and feecbacks is received on how to improve learning in class.
Course Content Holding recitation sessions to the first term freshman introduction to economics course (microeconomics), grading quizzes, preparing recitation material and helping the students learn the recitation material.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Economics and Economic Reasoning: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp. 4-25
2 The Production Possibility Model, Trade and Globalization: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp. 25-55
3 Supply and Demand: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp. 83-106
4 Using Supply and Demand: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp. 71-100
5 Describing Supply and Demand: Elasticities: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp. 154-179
6 Taxation and Government Intervention: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp. 179-198
7 The Logic of Individual Choice: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp. 230-255
8 Production and Cost Analysis I: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp. 276-295
9 Production and Cost Analysis II: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp. 295-317
10 Perfect Competition: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp. 317-340
11 Monopoly: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp. 340-361
12 Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp. 361-380
13 Work and Labor Market: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp.430-459
14 Market Failure vs Government Failure: To Solve the Related Problem Set Colander 8th Edition, pp. 485-505
15 General Review: To Solve the Problem Set
16 Term Evaluation Report

Sources

Course Book 1. Colander, David, Economics, 8th or 9th Edition, McGraw-Hill.
Other Sources 2. Case, Karl E. and Fair, Ray C., Principles of Economics, 7th or 8th Edition, Pearson/Prentice Hall.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 3 75
Presentation 3 25
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 6 100
Percentage of Semester Work 75
Percentage of Final Work 25
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquiring the skills of understanding, explaining, and using the fundamental concepts and methods of economics
2 Acquiring the skills of macro level economic analysis
3 Acquiring the skills of micro level economic analysis
4 Understanding the formulation and implementation of economic policies at the local, national, regional, and/or global level
5 Learning different approaches on economic and related issues
6 Acquiring the quantitative and/or qualitative techniques in economic analysis
7 Improving the ability to use the modern software, hardware and/or technological devices
8 Developing intra-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary team work skills
9 Acquiring an open-minded behavior through encouraging critical analysis, discussions, and/or life-long learning
10 Adopting work ethic and social responsibility
11 Developing the skills of communication.
12 Improving the ability to effectively implement the knowledge and skills in at least one of the following areas: economic policy, public policy, international economic relations, industrial relations, monetary and financial affairs.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 3 10 30
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 3 20 60
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 154