Complete List of Speakers and Installations
Friday, September 11, 2015
Dr. Elaine M. Raybourn
Research Scientist, National Laboratory Advisor, Sandia National Labs
Talk: "The Game of Learning"
Associate Professor of Digital Media at Georgia Tech, Director of the Adaptive Digital Media (ADAM) Lab
Talk: "Cognition, Computation and Creativity"
Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Health, Georgia State University College of Education and Human Development
Talk: "The Art of Making Prosthetics"
Holly Walter Kerby
Instructor, Chemistry & Creative Writing/Drama - Madison Area Technical College; 2012 Community College Faculty Member of the Year (ACCT)
Talk: "Fusion Science Theater: Using Drama and Story to Design Shows That Teach the Big Ideas of Science"
Professor of Musical Technology at Georgia Tech and director of the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology
Talk: "Meet the Musical Robot: Shimon"
Award-winning scientist and nanoartist, founder of NanoArt21
Talk: "Nano Art"
Dr. Flavia Sparacino
CEO, Sensing Places - a MIT Media Lab spin off
Talk: "The Future Immersive/Interactive Learning Environment"
Alesia Danielle Mickle and Kimbeni Mansion
Doctoral students in Teaching and Learning with a concentration in Mathematics Education in the College of Education and Human Development at Georgia State University, Atlanta
Talk: "Ethnomathematics: Indigenous Mathematical Knowledge Systems"
Friday also features two panels:
"The Power of Immersive Experiences for Future Approaches to Education" with panelists:
Brian Magerko, Elizabeth Strickler, and Flavia Sparacino
Facilitated by: Derek Woodgate
"Alternative Approaches to Education" with panelists:
Martin Norgaard, Brendan Calandra, and Holly Kerby
Facilitated by: Maggie Duval
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Maria H. Andersen
Director of Learning Design, Western Governors University
Talk: "The Living Classroom - Adaptive Learning Approaches"
Director, E2I Creative Lab, Experiential Learning Initiative as part of the Media
Talk: "Experiential Learning - From Simulation to Augmented Reality"
CEO, Robots and Pencils
Talk: "Systems for Transformative Learning"
Thomas C. Reeves
Professor Emeritus, The University of Georgia
Talk: "Learning Under Your Own Steam: The Importance of the Conative Domain"
Dr. Stephen Harmon
Professor and Chair of the Learning Technologies Division in the College of Education and Human Development at Georgia State University
Talk: "Ninety Miles an Hour Down a Dead-End Street: Technology and Education in an Era of Incredible Change"
Talk: "Using Avatars for Human Learning and Attention Sustainment in Virtual Environments"
Jeff Mather and Courtney Bryant
Drew Charter School, Atlanta
Talk: "Make Magic - STEAM in Design and Practice of Innovative Curricula"
Associate Director, DAEL/Media Institute, GSU
Talk: "Making in the Realm of Media"
Marketing Director, Senior Associate, Perkins+Will
Executive Director and Founder, Center for Civic Innovation
Talk: "Continuum of Learning - Creating a Share Vision for Cradle-to-Career Learning - Transforming STEM to STEAM Education"
THE LIVING CLASSROOM
- NanoArt by Cris Orfescu
- Ethnomathematics by Alesia Mickle and Kimbeni Mansion
- Capacities - The Emergent City by Stanza
- Datamatics by Ryoji Ikeda
- Earsketch by Brian Magerko
- Viewpoints by Brian Magerko
- Thought Mouth by Craig Dongoski and Mary Stuart Hall
- The Science of Musical Improvisation by Martin Norgaard (GSU) with Gil Weinberg (Georgia Tech)
THE GAME OF LEARNING
- Serious Games Winners 2014
- Computational Play/Adaptive Games by Brian Magerko
- Lynkitz from Lyssa Neel
- Journey 2050 from Robots and Pencils
- Tinkering: Play Station by Olga Jarrett
- The Hanging Garden by Ryan Crooks
- Sensing Places - Immersive History
- Endless Stories/Sun Child by Philllipe Safire
- McGraw Hill Education
- Experimental Geography
- The Art of Making Prosthetics by Mark Geil
- Motion Make from CMII, GSU, and Spray'n'Pray Studios
- The Edge of Imagination Station
- Decatur Makers
- After School Allstars: From Robotics to Hip Hop and the Science of CSI