Introduction To Microeconomics
Teachers of Economics need this
introductory course in Economics to get acquainted with the tools and
principles of economics. Such knowledge is required to enable them explain the
key concepts in economics to the secondary school students.
The course introduces to the
students the study of microeconomics which focuses on individual behaviors in
an economy. It looks at the functioning of individual sectors in an economy. It
also presents the basic analytical techniques of economic analysis.
overall aim of the course is to equip the teacher trainee with the basic
concepts in economics.
the end of the course unit, students should demonstrate ability to:
Explain the basic economic concepts of scarcity,
choice and opportunity cost and how they
influence price and allocation of resources
the operation of the economic systems.
the firm background upon which to learn and understand the modern economic principles
solutions to real world economic problems