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MERLOT II


    

Peer Review


AICPA's Feed the Pig Podcasts

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Ratings

Overall Rating:

5 stars
Content Quality: 5 stars
Effectiveness: 5 stars
Ease of Use: 5 stars
Reviewed: Jun 17, 2011 by Business Editorial Board
Overview: These podcasts focus on a variety of critically important topics relating to financial literacy including banking, fraud prevention, budgeting, credit cards, mutual funds, life insurance, student loans, buying a home or car, and other.
Learning Goals: To develop financial literacy relating to a wide array of topics, including protection from identify theft.
Target Student Population: High School, College—Gen Ed, Lower and Upper Level
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills: None
Type of Material: Video Presentation
Recommended Uses: In-class, Homework
Technical Requirements: Browser

Evaluation and Observation

Content Quality

Rating: 5 stars
Strengths: These pod casts include an adequate amount of material to sufficiently cover the topics presented. Content is accurate, current and relevant. The concepts are also summarized very well.
Concerns: None

Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool

Rating: 5 stars
Strengths: The pod casts identify learning objectives, demonstrate relationships between concepts, and very informative. Instructors can easily develop assignments based on any of the post casts.
Concerns: None

Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty

Rating: 5 stars
Strengths: The pod casts are easy to use. Design quality and visual appeal is exceptional. The humor included makes them engaging.
Concerns: None