Lesson 10: Global Financial Crisis and Response

  1. Review of readings.
  2. Class begins to construct a "mind map" of the crisis and response.
  3. Mind-mapping continues in small groups of 3.
  4. Reconvening to share mind-map results.
  5. Wrap-up and quick evaluation.
Take-home point: The global financial crisis we are currently experiencing is quite complex--even the people in charge of figuring out what is going on and what to do are not that sure--but together we can understand some of what is going on.