Software in Principles of Microeconomics
Site that aims to teach economics through real-time trading games that run on smartphones, tablet devices, or computers. A set of pre-designed activities are available taht can eb run within 30 minutes, incorporating slides and a debrief. Free for a single class of no more than 30 players; paid per student per year for larger or multiple classes. Lecturers share a code with their students, who enter it into the site.
Classic economic models is a set of economic models that run through a web browser, some of which are available as free trials. The models are divided into micro and macro models, covering topics such as perfect competition, Keynsian models, price discrimination and utility-based valuation of risk. The models take the form of model link files which can be read by the EconModel plug-in. Access to the non-free models requires an annual subscription, currently 20 USD for a year. Most of the models have exercise sheets in PDF suitable for printing.
Thinkwell is a commercial learning tutorial service that supports economics, microeconomics and macroeconomics courses. It consists of video lectures that give simultaneous views of the lecturer and his slides and animations. Online interactive exercises with feedback, review notes, course management tools and a dedicated website for users. Lecturers can customise the course and view the results of interactive tests taken by their students. The materials are available online via subscription and require Flash / QuickTime / Java to load.