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.