Thread Prompt: In this module/weekâ€™s forum, you must find an article containing
material that is relevant to microeconomics, clearly link your article
to material from the textbook, then compose a thread discussing the
topic per the instructions below. The article you choose along with the
textbook must be referenced in current APA format. Acceptable research
sources for your articles include periodicals, journals, newspapers,
and magazines. Sources such as Wikipedia, About.com, book reviews, and
blogs are prohibited.
- In the opening paragraph, provide a summary of the article.
the second paragraph, explain an economic idea contained in the story.
Specifically, refer to material from the textbook, including the page
number, and note how the economic idea plays a prominent role in the
the third paragraph, explain what you think about the events in the
story. You do not have to agree with what is going on, but you do need
to provide your reaction to it. This is your chance to express yourself:
what are your opinions? Be sure to defend your position.
- Finally, what do you think is a Christian response to this situation? Provide details to support your view (in other words, do not just say â€œChristians wouldnâ€™t act the same way as economistsâ€).
- Be sure to title your thread according to your topic.
Reply Prompt: For
your replies, respond to at least two classmatesâ€™ threads. At least one
of them must deal with a story different from the one you address in
your thread. You must make substantive comments about your classmateâ€™s
thread. Just saying â€œI agreeâ€ in one form or another is not acceptable. A
good reply might include a question of clarification, a question that
is relevant to the topic but was not discussed, a counterpoint to the
author’s points, or a well-supported disagreement. Be sure to keep your