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Economics Online for Teachers, Parts 1 & 2

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Interactive, standards-based instruction in economic reasoning is the hallmark of FTE-style economic education. In Economics Online for Teachers, FTE has adapted interactive methodology to the virtual classroom. Using asynchronous interaction; practice problems with one-on-one feedback from nationally acclaimed instructors; the national voluntary content standards in economics; and the resources of the Internet, EOFT promises to increase your confidence in teaching the fundamentals and to renew your enthusiasm for introducing students to the power of economic reasoning to explain the world around them.

  • Curriculum: (from Economics for Leaders)
    • EOFT- Part 1: from EFL Lessons #1-5:  Scarcity, Opportunity Cost, Markets, Competition, Supply and Demand, Labor
    • EOFT- Part 2: from EFL Lessons #6-10:  Property Rights and Externalities, Entrepreneurship, Money, Actions of Government, International Trade
    • Courses need not be taken sequentially.

EOFT- Part 1

  • Registration Fee: $175
  • Course Length: 8 weeks
  • Prerequisites: None (This is a user-friendly, 1st-time, online class experience.)
  • Course Materials: lectures and all lesson plans for Units #1-5 provided, including demonstration videos of classroom activities
  • Registration: 20 students per section, 1st-come-1st-served, based on receipt of deposit
  • Optional graduate credit: 2 sem. hrs. graduate credit – University of Colorado, Colorado Springs – additional fee $244

EOFT- Part 2

  • Registration Fee: $175
  • Course Length: 8 weeks
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Course Materials: lectures and all lesson plans for Units #6-10 provided, including demonstration videos of classroom activities
  • Registration: 30 students per section, 1st-come-1st-served, based on receipt of deposit
  • Optional graduate credit: 2 sem. hrs. graduate credit – University of Colorado, Colorado Springs – additional fee $244