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WOL US and Global Economics

School Year: 2018-2019
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: W04207G0.5011
College Concurrent: No
School District: Washakie County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Washakie 1 Virtual Education Program
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 11-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system D2L Brightspace
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: K12 Fuel Education
Credits: 0.50
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 23, 2018 - May 24, 2019
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
In this course on economic principles, students explore choices they face as producers, consumers, investors, and taxpayers. Students apply what they learn to real-world simulation problems. Topics of study include markets from historic and contemporary perspectives; supply and demand; theories of early economic philosophers such as Adam Smith and David Ricardo; theories of value; money (what it is, how it evolved, the role of banks, investment houses, and the Federal Reserve); Keynesian economics; how capitalism functions, focusing on productivity, wages, investment, and growth; issues of capitalism such as unemployment, inflation, and the national debt; and a survey of markets in such areas as China, Europe, and the Middle East.
Course Prerequisites:
None
Required Materials:
District Provided
Course Accessibility:
Washakie County School District No. 1 makes every effort to ensure accessibility and usability of course content for all students.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Discussion Boards, Sign-in Sheets
  • No
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • None
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Students are assigned a designated Learning Coach/Mentor who will monitor participate and progress for this course.