Ray Purdom

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Activities (2)

Cartoon Physics part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Using Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning:Examples
The physical laws of nature are often broken or bent in cartoons for comic effect. Students will watch segments of cartoons that depict physical activities and discuss the physical world portrayed with the accepted physical laws of nature.

The Formation of Images by Plane and Spherical Mirrors part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Using Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning:Examples
Students will examine paintings done by several masters which include images formed in mirrors. Students will discuss the images depicted by the artists with the images predicted by geometric optics. Students will also estimate various parameters of the mirrors.

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 ...

Ray Purdom part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:About this Project:Project Participants
Director, University Teaching and Learning Center University of North Carolina at Greensboro 135 McIver Building Greensboro, NC 27401 rcpurdom@uncg.edu Phone:336-334-5108 Background Information Ray Purdom is the ...


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Developing Modules for Teaching Economics