Dirk Mateer

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (3)

The Hudsucker Proxy: Using Media to Teach Economics part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning:Examples
This film chronicles the introduction of the hula hoop, a toy that set off one of the greatest fads in United States history. According to Wham-O, the manufacturer of the hoop, when the toy was first introduced in ...

A Beautiful Mind: Using Media to Teach Economics part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning:Examples
A Beautiful Mind won the Academy Award for best picture in 2001 and it chronicles the life of John Nash who is noted for his pioneering work on general equilibrium theory. This scene is a great way to discuss ...

Ebay: Using Media to Teach Economics part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Using Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning:Examples
EBay is an animated Flash file that provides an economic interpretation of the lyrics in order to help students learn economic concepts.

Other Contributions (2)

Using Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning
Developed by G. Dirk Mateer, Penn State University, with considerable help from Linda S. Ghent, Eastern Illinois University, Tod Porter, Youngstown State University and Ray Purdom, University of North Carolina at ...

Dirk Mateer part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:About this Project:Project Participants
Senior Lecturer and Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies 606 Kern Building Department of Economics Penn State University University Park, PA 16802 dmateer@psu.edu Phone: 814.863.2651 Fax: 814.863.4775 Background ...