Oct 18, 2016 by Patricia Luckenotte (luckenottep)
ECONOM 4367W milyoj : Law and Economics - Writing Intensive
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:46:16 GMT
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:46:15 GMT
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Law and Economics - Writing Intensive
This course is a survey of economic analyses of American legal institutions. Students will apply basic microeconomics, game theoretic and statistical concepts to the study of property, contracts, torts, the legal process, crime, and the judiciary.
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ECONOM 3251 or ECONOM 4351, and STAT 2500, or equivalent.
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The peer reviews are minimum 1 page; so each student writes a minimum of 4 additional pages of comments on the work of other students. Economic analysis of the common law and legal institutions.
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Writing Intensive Assignments
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6 writing assignments: 2 reaction papers and 4 peer referee reports. Each reaction paper is done in two drafts. Students receive 2 peer referee reports on the first draft, along with comments form the instructor. The final draft is written in response to this feedback and must include a cover page that explains how the student responded to feedback. Students write a total of 4 peer reviews for other students (2 per reaction paper assignment); peer reviews are done after reading the first draft of another student.
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Writing Intensive Teaching
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The reaction papers are short original essays based on class reading, lecture, etc. Students do not summarize outside sources except as necessary to set up their personal and subjective reaction. The goal is for the student to provide a value-added commentary that augments the assigned material. Consequently, originality and creativity is encouraged; there is no single acceptable interpretation, explanation, analysis or evaluation.
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Writing assignments are distributed evenly. The first draft of the first reaction paper is due 1/3 of the way through the course; the first two peer reviews are due the following week. The final draft of the first reaction paper is due by the midpoint of the semester. This pattern repeats for the second reaction paper and the final two peer reviews.
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Course was approved by the Campus Writing Board Per Jonathon Cisco prior to the new CIM Term system coming online. Registration has submitted proposal to create the history row and moved the course forward through the workflow process.
Per Lynne Riddell, only section 01 will be listed as WI - Section 02 will remain as Non-WI
- Patty Luckenotte 10/18/16.