Horwitz's Syllabi and More Page

Here are some teaching materials that you might find useful.  The course syllabi are for courses not currently available on the main page.  All are in html for online viewing.  If you want a Word version, follow the link at the top of each syllabus.  The Powerpoints will download to your desktop when you click on them.  Feel free to email me with any questions or for permission to steal anything.

Course Syllabi

Econ 101:  Principles of Microeconomics

Econ 311:  Monetary Theory

Econ 234:  Comparative Economic Institutions

Econ 330:  History of Economic Thought

Econ 248:  Economics of Gender and the Family

Econ 333:  Austrian Economics

Econ 252:  Intermediate Macroeconmics

Econ 362:  20th Century American Economic History

First-Year Program: The Evolution of the American Family

First-Year Seminar: Public Policy and the Family


Powerpoint Presentations

Other Teaching Materials

Research Ethics:  The ethics of doing research, including proper citation and the integration of sources into a text.  Designed for first year students.

Guide to Academic Writing:  A detailed guide to how to write a good piece of academic writing.  Includes discussion of introductions, conclusions, academic honesty, and proper formatting.  This is in Word so you can adapt as you see fit and it is not necessary to give me credit if use it.

Thesis and Claims:  Turning a research thesis into a series of claims that need to be established to support it, and how to use evidence to suppor them.  Also includes how one's evidence can lead to the revision of one's claims and thesis.  Also designed for first years.

Powerpoints from IHS: Morality, Capitalism, and Freedom at Wake Forest University 2010

Contemporary Economic Myths:  A presentation on various contemporary economic myths that I have given in several settings.  Appropriate for any level student or the interested layperson.

Additional PowerPoint presentations on grammar and organization can be found on the main page of Curtin College from the fall of 2002.