• Length:
    18 Weeks
  • Effort:
    2–4 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

Prerequisites

None.

About this course

Learn key concepts and AP® Macroeconomics material from top AP instructors, including many of the same high school teachers and college faculty who helped design the AP curriculum in partnership with the College Board.

Each module will cover a major concept in the AP® Macroeconomics course, based on Advanced Placement® standards.

All topics are broken into bite-sized pieces—with short instructional videos, interactive graphs, and practice problems.

Throughout the 18 core modules, you will also find more than 30 short videos. Each one is placed at a critical juncture – ensuring you don’t miss important ideas, definitions and concepts.

Topics include:

  1. Basic Macroeconomics Concepts
  2. Supply & Demand
  3. Measures of Economic Performance
  4. Nominal & Real Values
  5. Classical & Keynesian Models
  6. Aggregate Demand
  7. Aggregate Supply
  8. Short-Run Macroeconomic Equilibrium
  9. Moving to Long-Run Equilibrium
  10. Economic Growth
  11. Fiscal Policy
  12. Money & the Money Market
  13. Money Creation
  14. Monetary Policy
  15. Loanable Funds
  16. Phillips Curve
  17. Comparative Advantage & Trade
  18. Foreign Exchange Markets

This course is specifically designed for blended learning in AP classrooms, but can also be used by AP students independently as supplementary help and exam review.

* Advanced Placement® and AP® are trademarks registered and/or owned by the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, these offerings.

What you'll learn

  • Mastery of the AP® Macroeconomics curriculum
  • Build confidence in the material as you learn key concepts from experienced AP® Macroeconomics teachers
  • Build graphical intuition through interactive graphing
  • Practice for your exam with graded exam-style questions (with explanations)
  • Introduction & Basic Concepts:
    • Dr. Clark Ross, Economics Professor, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
    • Sally Meek, AP® Macroeconomics Instructor, Plano West Senior High, Plano, TX
  • Supply & Demand: Sally Meek, AP® Macroeconomics Instructor, Plano West Senior High, Plano, TX
  • Measures of Economic Performance: Dr. Clark Ross, Economics Professor, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
  • Nominal & Real Values: Stephanie Vanderford, AP® Macroeconomics Instructor, Providence Day School, Charlotte, NC
  • Classical & Keynesian Models:
    • Dr. Clark Ross, Economics Professor, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
    • Dr. Shyam Gouri Suresh, Economics Professor, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
  • Aggregate Demand: Dick Rankin, AP® Macroeconomics Instructor, ʻIolani School, Honolulu, HI
  • Aggregate Supply: Gabriel Sanchez, AP® Macroeconomics Instructor, Bonita High School, La Verne, CA
  • Short-Run Macroeconomic Equilibrium: Dr. Robert Graham, Economics Professor, Hanover College, Hanover, IN
  • Moving to Long-Run Equilibrium: Brian Held, AP® Macroeconomics Instructor, Loyola High School of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • Economic Growth: Dee Mecham, AP® Macroeconomics Instructor, The Bishop's School, San Diego, CA
  • Fiscal Policy: Skeeter Makepeace, AP® Macroeconomics Instructor, The McCallie School, Chattanooga, TN
  • Money & the Money Market: Jon Nash, Economics Professor, Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL
  • Money Creation: Mary Kohelis, AP® Macroeconomics Instructor, Weirton Madonna High School, Weirton, WV
  • Monetary Policy: Michael Brody, AP® Macroeconomics Instructor, Menlo School, Atherton, CA
  • Loanable Funds: Dr. Elia Kacapyr, Economics Professor, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
  • Phillips Curve: Sally Meek, AP® Macroeconomics Instructor, Plano West Senior High, Plano, TX
  • Comparative Advantage & Trade: Dr. Dennis Appleyard, Economics Professor, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
  • Foreign Exchange Markets:
    • Dr. Art Raymond, Economics Professor, Muhlenburg College, Allentown, PA
    • Stephanie Vanderford , AP® Macroeconomics Instructor, Providence Day School, Charlotte, NC

Meet your instructors

Clark Ross
Professor, Economics
Davidson College
Sally Meek
AP® Macroeconomics teacher
Plano West Senior High School (Texas)

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