T1-2 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS

Course Information
TitleΑΡΧΕΣ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗΣ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΗΣ / T1-2 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS
CodeΘ1-2
FacultyEngineering
SchoolSchool of Spatial Planning and Development
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20002312

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mīchanikṓn CΗōrotaxías kai Anáptyxīs (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 178
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course114

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600179258
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The aim of this course is to introduce the students to the fundamental concepts and principles of economics. Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to - use and interpret economic models for the analysis of economic situations - discuss and apply economic analysis to everyday problems and real-world situations - identify key sources and indicators of economic growth - demonstrate familiarity with the causes and consequences of problems in our economies, such as unemployment, inflation, etc.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Design and manage projects
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The aim of this course is to introduce the student to the fundamental concepts and principles of economics using a balanced analysis of microeconomics and macroeconomics. We use theory and examples to understand the current economic environment and economics both as a scientific discipline and a s a way of understanding the real world.
Keywords
microeconomics, macroeconomics, market, economic model
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
The course is carried out by displaying notes in ppt as well as selected videos in order to explain economic concepts. There is an intermediate examination in the form of an online quiz (using elearning platform).
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Reading Assigment64
Exams5
Total108
Student Assessment
Description
The evaluation of the course is done through written exams at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ferguson , K . Βασικές Αρχές Οικονομικής Θεωρίας , Κριτική, Αθήνα 2. Begg, D., Dornbusch, R., Fischer, S. Εισαγωγή στην Οικονομική, Κριτική, Αθήνα.
Additional bibliography for study
Ψειρίδου, Α., Λιανός, Θ., 2015. Οικονομική ανάλυση & πολιτική - Μικροοικονομική. [ηλεκτρ. βιβλ.] Αθήνα:Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Ακαδημαϊκών Βιβλιοθηκών. Διαθέσιμο στο: http://hdl.handle.net/11419/2360
Last Update
03-12-2020