Steven C. Myers
Department of  Economics

Online Courses Information Page

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(330) 972-7421

Economics Department

Want to major or minor in economics?

Welcome to Online Economics with Dr. Myers:

If you are trying to access an online course in which you are registered go to You will not see your course until Dr. Myers makes it active.

Fall 2015 - E600 Book and Syllabus

Three books in E244 Fall 2015

(1) The primary historical book for E600 taught is Parkin's 8th edition, not a newer one that will cost you so much money.  Your book could cost as low as $4.89 at the time of this writing (see link to the text).  Do not buy MyEconLab.  Go ahead and order the book onine.  You will can start the course without it since you do not need it until module 2. If you cannot find this text, I have a suggestion how to transition with me to the new text as shown in (2). See inside the course.

(2) The second book and the one that this course is transitioning to is by Timothy Taylor and is FREE and Open Source. Please go to this link to acquire the text in one of many ways.

(3) In the course is a third book by Henry Hazlitt, Economics in One Lesson. This text is also free, please download it and read the first two chapters and then any other one chapter. I bet you get hooked and read more.

Syllabii for each course is below.

All students in all of my classes --  You must be able to read your UAnet email or have it forwarded to your account.  Course information including any pre-course information is only delivered via UAnet email.
  1. You are required to read and send from your UAnet email address.  Here is an older link that might help if you have an issue with reading your UAnet email.  How to read your UAnet email and other helpful links.
  2. When you email me always
    • include your course number (and term) in the subject, for example use 
      • E600 Summer 2015 if you are in 3250:600
    • include your full name at the end of your message, not just a nick name
    • include your UAnet id under your name.
  3. When you need help there are Frequently Asked Questions and Answers posted here on the FAQ page (click here).
  4. If you at anytime think you want to explore economics as a major, minor or a career click here.
  5. A blog that I also write is Teaching and Learning Economics With Technology which also deals with some economic issues as well as my love of technology in instruction. (this blog is recently inactive)

Syllabii - Most recent courses offered

More information will be available once you are admitted to the course.

Some current and past Syllabii are available for your viewing:

  1. 3250:226 Computer Skills for Economics Analysis, Fall 2015 (html version pdf version) Lab course
  2. 3250:244 Introduction to Economic Analysis, Fall 2015 (html version  pdf version100% Online
  1. 3250:626 Statistics for Econometrics Fall 2015 (html version  pdf version)  DyKnow Vision class
  2. 3250:627 Econometrics Spring 2015 (html version  pdf version)  DyKnow Vision class
    • buy the econometric books to the right, used, save money
  3. 3250:600 Foundations of Economic Analysis Summer 2015 (html version  pdf version)  100% Online

Computer requirements:

  • Computer access
  • Web access
  • MS office
  • Internet Explorer preferred for access to Springboard. 
  • SAS for E226, E626, and E627
Economics in One Lesson 
Learning Objectives by Chapter

Buy both of the next two books Microeconomics and Macroeconomics to have the same content as Parkin. Economics, 8th edition above. Buying both might be cheaper than the one larger book.

Microeconomics (8th Edition) Macroeconomics (8th Edition)


Econometrics Books


If you are in the two 100% online courses you will be asked to take a few quizzes as part of the first module.

These two are:

  1. Is Distance Learning For Me
  2. VARK - a test of learning styles

When you need help there are Frequently Asked Questions and Answers posted here on the FAQ page (click here).

Springboard is the Course Management System (Web-pages) that we will use for our classes.

See the introduction to the online Economic Analysis class (this presentation is in Module 1)
direct link:

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