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- Available Lessons: 135
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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About the Course
If you want to work as a public high school economics teacher, you may have to pass the Praxis Economics (5911) test as part of your state's certification process. In this comprehensive study guide, you'll find lessons focusing on supply and demand, inflation, unemployment, money markets, macroeconomics and trade. This course provides a self-paced way to prepare for this Praxis exam, and the materials are accessible from any device 24/7. Track your progress using your Dashboard and reach out to instructors with any questions using a simple online contact form.
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Syllabus & Course Information
By accessing this course, you'll be able to review market supply and demand, productivity, economic equilibrium and other topics you can expect to be tested on when taking the Praxis Economics exam. Studying this guide should improve your ability to:
- Discuss the production possibilities curve
- Understand comparative and absolute advantage
- Calculate market equilibrium
- Detail basics of unemployment
- Explain concepts in macroeconomics
- Describe how economic growth is measured
- Provide information about the Federal Reserve system and its monetary and fiscal policies
- Give details about foreign exchange and trade balance
- Discuss imports, exports and trade restrictions
This course is made up of 15 individual chapters broken down into 121 fun video and text lessons. The lessons are accessible at all times, allowing you to create a flexible study schedule. Each lesson comes with a corresponding quiz that lets you quickly check your understanding of the material.
Praxis Economics Exam Information
You will be required to take and pass the Praxis Economics exam if you are seeking to become an economics teacher in a state that utilizes this teacher certification testing system. All topics addressed in this exam are covered in the study guide.
- Number of Questions: 110 questions
- Question Type: Selected-response
- Time Limit: 2 hours
- Exam Cost: $120
Praxis Economics Exam Breakdown
|Praxis Economics Exam Concept||Percent of the Praxis Economics Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Fundamental Economic Concepts||20%||22 questions||20|
Praxis Economics Test Preparation & Registration
Developed by experienced professional educators, this economics study guide is comprised of a number of brief, engaging video lessons. The quizzes featured in each chapter allow you to test your knowledge of economic topics and at the same time familiarize yourself with the types of questions you're likely to see on the Praxis.
You can register for the Praxis Economics test online or via mail or telephone. Regular registration ends approximately one month before the test date; however, extended and emergency registration are available for a fee. During registration, you'll be able to select up to three agencies or institutions that you'd like to receive your scores.
You'll need to bring several sharpened pencils with you the day of the exam, along with your admission ticket and photo identification. Arrive at the testing site at the time indicated on your ticket; the test will begin 30-45 minutes after that time.
Praxis Economics Test Scoring
Each state sets its own minimum score for the Praxis Economics test. You can find the minimum for your state on the ETS website. Your Praxis scores will be available online or by phone approximately three weeks after your test date. Your score report will indicate whether you passed the exam and will include your total score as well as a breakdown of your score in each of the test's content categories.
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