Educational Goals

From Ricardian Explorer:

  • Calculate opportunity costs and relative prices
  • Understand absolute and comparative advantage
  • Understand the role comparative advantage plays in explaining trade flows
  • Understand and calculate gains from trade

From Palenque

  • Try and think within the mindset of the ancient Maya
  • Familiarize themselves with the site to the extent that they are able to write about specific details,
  • Integrate information generated from a number of different disciplines.

Links

The Stanford Center for Innovations in Learning (SCIL) archives Tomorrow's Professor's mailing list. On that list is an interesting post that provides samples: http://sll.stanford.edu/projects/tomprof/newtomprof/postings/170.html

The IDEA (Instructional Design for Education and its Assement) project has a handy instructional objective helper that it made (MadLibs for educators!) http://www.cogsim.com/idea/forms/Inst_obj2.htm

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