Christopher Leow email@example.com 2nd Level High School Staffroom (Behind)
Hwa Chong InstitutionIntegrated Programme/SMTPYear Three to Four Socioeconomics What is it???
COURSE AIMS In today’s increasingly globalized society, it is important to understand the socio-political and economic factors driving the changes in the world. This module will increase awareness of what is going on in the world today, how it became that way and the global social and economic trends forward. We will achieve this by understanding tools economists and social scientists use, and apply them to important events in the real world.
Tools -Models -Experiments -Data presentation and analysis The world yesterday -Societies in the past -Trade systems in the past The world today The world tomorrow -Future tech -Demographic trends Development needs Social needs Environment needs NGOs Banks Gov People
COURSE FEATURES • No final exams • Student-led Presentations • News discussions • Lots of teamwork (teams of 4-6) • Lots of reading, especially news articles
Some admin • Laptops • Assignments • Files (checked during pop quizzes) • Team selection • PARTICIPATION • SES Rep