'Ever wish to understand the market fundamentals
behind political, financial, or trade issues? 'Want to express your
opinions on economic matters, but feel unsure of where you really
stand on them? After a semester or two in the classroom/online with
Principles of Economics, you'll be prepared to intelligently hold
up your end of any economic discussion. Learn economic terms, theory,
and issues in a challenging, lively, and FUN way: journey through
time & space to examine economic adaptation to a variety of situations.
These internationalized courses bring economic theory to life.
Jim Roberts started his teaching career at Sichuan University in
the Peoples Republic of China, where he taught free market
Economics in a reforming Socialist country. Since then,
he's worked with Publishers, the Virginia Department of World Trade,
Strayer University, Lakeland Community College (OH) and Tidewater
Community College. Professor Roberts holds a Master's degree in
Economics from Michigan State University and Bachelors degrees in
Anthropology & Economics from Cleveland State University.
Professor Roberts helped to write and administer a federal
grant to globalize the business curriculum at TCC. This work included
visits to Univille University in Brazil and Guizhou Normal University
in China. He is Director of Tidewater Community College's Global Learning Modules Program, introducing faculty to multimedia authoring techniques in order to produce sharable electronic learning modules
on global themes.