Class Introduction: Macroeconomics Class 3 AY10-11


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Class Introduction: Macroeconomics Class 3 AY10-11

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS<br />Mark Valino ▪ 06.19.2010<br />
  2. 2. WELCOME TO CLASS, STUDENTS!<br />“Meet and Greet” session<br />Yell your best “shout outs!”<br />Meeting expectations, setting limitations.<br />House Rules<br />A Peek in your subject, Macroeconomics <br />
  3. 3. MEET & GREET SESSION<br />Hi’s and Hello’s<br />“I am your Mentor, you are my Apprentice.”<br />“Apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a skill. Apprentices (or in early modern usage "prentices") or protégés build their careers from apprenticeships. “ – Wikipedia<br />Apart from trailing your career, I’ll guide you trail your life.<br />
  4. 4. YELL YOUR BEST “SHOUT OUTs”<br />What’s on your mind?<br />Share something about yourself.<br />
  5. 5. MEETING EXPECTATIONS, SETTING LIMITATIONS<br />What do you expect from the CLASS, in general?<br />What do you expect from the MACROECOMICS?<br />What do you expect from your PROFESSOR?<br />What do you expect from YOURSELF?<br />
  6. 6. HOUSE RULES<br />BE RESPONSIBLE.<br /><ul><li>Study well and without pressure.
  7. 7. Work on your school requirements (assignments, projects, and others) alone and with your peers.
  8. 8. Attend class promptly and regularly.</li></li></ul><li>HOUSE RULES<br />BE OBJECTIVE AND CREATIVE.<br /><ul><li>This is a democratic class, but know your limitations.
  9. 9. Master theories and put them into practice, applying these in your lives.
  10. 10. Use the left side of your brain, but it’s better to use it along with the right side. Objectivity mixed with creativity is like coffee and sugar.</li></li></ul><li>HOUSE RULES<br />BE PROFESSIONAL.<br /><ul><li>Act like you are a “professional,” physical and attitudinal.
  11. 11. Don’t give lame excuses for mistakes and missed takes.
  12. 12. Come in promptly and well prepared.
  13. 13. Be active in class, participate in free-wheeling discussions.
  14. 14. Limited or prohibited use of your “gadgets.”</li></li></ul><li>HOUSE RULES<br />BE A “STUDENT ECONOMIST.”<br /><ul><li>Update yourself of what’s happening around you.
  15. 15. Read, read, read.
  16. 16. Write, write, write.
  17. 17. Be a research-oriented person.
  18. 18. Be analytical and critical.</li></li></ul><li>HOUSE RULES<br />BE COOL AND SMART.<br /><ul><li>“Economics is life in graphs.”
  19. 19. Appreciate the lessons by enjoying it.
  20. 20. Less stress, more knowledge.
  21. 21. Apply lessons in your day-to-day activities and decision making process.
  22. 22. More than numerical grades, putting what you learn into practice matters.
  23. 23. Ultimate act: To pray for guidance.</li></li></ul><li>A PEEK IN YOUR COURSE<br />Economics as a course/subject.<br />Economics as a way of life.<br />Economics as life in graphs.<br />
  24. 24. A PEEK IN YOUR COURSE<br />Economics as a course/subject.<br /> - requires analytical skills and common sense<br /> - mastering principles and theories<br /> - words translated to graphs and charts<br /> - exposure trips to PSE, BSP, and other financial institutions<br /> - Film reviews and report writing<br />
  25. 25. A PEEK IN YOUR COURSE<br />Economics as a way of life.<br /> - theories combined with realities<br /> - words translated to graphs and charts<br /> - to understand the subject, apply the concept to your daily activities and decision making<br />
  26. 26. A PEEK IN YOUR COURSE<br />Economics as a way of life.<br /> - Again, “Economics is life in graphs.”<br /> - Visuals make learning easier<br /> - words translated to graphs and charts<br />
  27. 27. A PEEK IN YOUR COURSE<br />Required book: Principles of Economics by Case and Fair, 9th ed.<br />Course syllabus and presentations are sourced from your class blog site.<br />Grading system<br />Requirements to pass the subject<br />
  28. 28. GRADING SYSTEM<br />
  29. 29. GRADING SYSTEM<br />
  30. 30. GRADING SYSTEM<br />
  31. 31. GRADING SYSTEM<br />
  32. 32. ASSIGNMENT:<br />Submit a Student Card<br /> - ¼ Index card<br /> - Picture (1x1 ID picture)<br /> - Upper left corner, write this:<br /> * Complete name (Surname, Given Name)<br /><ul><li>Bring your textbook
  33. 33. Read and understand Chapter 1 and 2</li></li></ul><li>INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS<br />Mark Valino ▪ 06.19.2010<br />