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ECO 5500: Teaching Economics Using Children's Literature


Course Description:

This course is designed to help teachers with little economic education and with minimal internet literacy. The course is designed to help teachers learn how to teach economics using children's literature. Children's literature is an excellent tool to teach economics to children. When economics is taught to children using literature they begin to realize that economics is real and a part of the world around them. Because children love stories, literature is a very motivational teaching technique that can be used to effectively teach economics. Since economics is being taught in the context of literature, the interdisciplinary approach will help fit teaching economic concepts into an already overcrowded curriculum.

Cost:

2 graduate semester hours x $577 = $1,154 minus $755 tuition waiver = $399 Final Cost *

Summer Term Dates

June 11, 2014 - August 13, 2014
Registration Deadline: June 10, 2014

Fall Term Dates

Octoberl 1, 2014 - November 25, 2014
Registration Deadline: September 30, 2014

 

This course is being offered in a flex-pace format, which means fewer due dates for more flexibility. You can finish early. Call for more details.

Worried about taking this course because it may interfere with other commitments? Don't worry, just call and we will work with you to make special arrangements.

For More Information or to Register:

Call (937) 775-2322 or (937) 775-2812

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*State of Ohio residents only. Out of state fees apply to all others.