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William Nix, Chairman of Creative Projects Group®, was a Roundtable Participant in the "Education: Disrupted Enhancing Creativity & Learning Through Music, Media & Technology" hosted on Pepperdine's Malibu campus by  Craig Detweiler, Professor and Director of Pepperdine University's Center for Entertainment, Media & Culture, and Frank Fitzpatrick, Creativity Expert & CEO/Founder of EarthTone.

Education: Disrupted

Enhancing Creativity & Learning Through Music, Media & Technology

"Creativity now is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status." - Ken Robinson

Case Study - An Interactive Future
Transforming Education with Music, Story and Interactive Technology

Case Study - WHY Music
The essential role of music in fostering engagement and creativity

Hosted by:

Craig Detweiler, Director, Center for Entertainment, Media & Culture
Frank Fitzpatrick, Creativity Expert & CEO/Founder of EarthTones

Produced by:

Lance Court, Pepperdine Lead Technology Analyst
Patti Dobrowolski, Up Your Creative Genius
Claudette LaCour, Pepperdine Graduate School of Education
Kathryn Linehan, Pepperdine Center for Entertainment, Media & Culture
Jennifer Loria, Earth Tones and WHY Music
Russell Nickerson, Reel Memories Video

Location:

Pepperdine University
Villa Graziadio Executive Center, Seminar Room 159 and Learning Center Room 155
24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90263

Date:

February 28, 2014

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m .

Presentations:

  • Nolan Bushnell: Game Technology Meets Brain Science for Enhanced Learning
  • Estaban Moctezuma Barragan: Because We Didn't Know it was Impossible...We Did It.
  • Hal Davidson: The Digital Transformation: Disrupting the Curve
  • Linda Pollin: Unbundling Technology
  • Jon Phillips: Personalized Learning: Essential Tenets for Success
  • Jennifer Groff: Deeper Learning and Creating: With and Without Technology
  • Erik Gregory: Beyond Tests and Technology: Helping Students Flourish
  • Cynthia Young: Connecting and Collaborating for Scalability and Sustainability
  • Eric Hamilton: The Revolution of Imagination, Design, Media and Agency in Future Learning Environments
  • Frank Fitzpatrick: WHY Music: Creativity and the Technologies of Emotion
  • Christopher Nicholls: Fantasia: Music Evolved

Participants in Roundtable:

  • Esteban Moctezuma Barragan - Executive Chairman, Esperanza Azteca & President of Fundación Azteca
  • Nolan Bushnell – Founder & CEO, BrainRush & Founder, Atari
  • Nancy Cushing-Jones – Chief Publishing & Transmedia Officer, BroadLit, and Partner, BroadThink
  • Hall Davidson – Sr. Director, Global Learning Initiatives at Discovery Education
  • Craig Detweiler – Director, Pepperdine University's Center for Entertainment, Media & Culture
  • Frank Fitzpatrick – Founder / Director, EarthTones
  • Erik Gregory – Learner Wellbeing and Experience, Pearson Foundation
  • Jennifer Groff - Researcher at MIT Media Lab, VP Learning Games Network.
  • Eric Hamilton – Chair, Ed.D in Learning Technologies Program, Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pepperdine University
  • Martine Jago - Associate Dean, Education Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pepperdine University
  • Kathryn Linehan – Manager, Center for Entertainment, Media and Culture, Pepperdine University
  • Christopher Nicholls – Executive Producer of Fantasia: Music Evolved at Disney Interactive
  • William Nix – Chairman, Creative Projects Group
  • Jon Phillips – Managing Director, Strategy for Dell Services' Global Education
  • Linda Polin - Director of the Ed. D. in Educational Technology and Professor of Education, Pepperdine University - Graduate School of Eduucation and Psychology
  • Jonathan See – CIO, Pepperdine University
  • Debbie Wideroe – President of Widerøe Group; Visiting Professor and Director, Internship Program – Communication Division, Pepperdine University
  • Robert Williams – Associate Professor of Political Science, Pepperdine University
  • Cynthia Young – Director of Development at Journeys In Film

See also:

www. Pepperdine.edu/emc

www.EarthTones.org

www.SevenEyesOfCreativity.com