How will this help me?
The resources and tools on the site provide interactive ways for you to master the syllabus content in the economics course, and in particular, understand the relationships, impacts and effectiveness of the various elements. Students need to build a mental model of the way the various economic objectives, policies and statistics interact, and the simulators and dashboards within the site enable students not only to build their understanding, but also to test their understanding.
If you find Economics challenging as a student, this site is for you.
If you enjoy Economics and want to master the course, this site is for you.
If you teach Economics, this site is for you.
Can I share a login with someone else?
No, you cannot do that. There are thousands of hours invested in this innovative resource, and the introductory pricing has been designed to be very accessible for students and teachers. Access is logged and tracked so if you do share, your subscription will be cancelled without refund.
I am a teacher, can I use this in class?
Absolutely, the simulations and dashboards in particular are great for in class tools. Don't forget that you can also resize your browser window when you are projecting in order to get the best size for your students (on a mac, that's command-plus and command-minus. I am more than interested in hearing about how the tools are used in class, and ideas for improvements and student misconceptions that we can focus on addressing.
Do I still need a textbook?
In my view, the answer is yes.
There are two fine texts from Leading Edge and Tim Riley which is more detailed and dense. I envisage this resource as additive, to assist your understanding which will make working with your texts faster and more productive.
Economics is a challenging subject, which scales well in ATAR contribution - take every opportunity to increase your understanding.
Got another question?I am more than happy to hear from you - drop me a line.