Edutainment & Convergence Today
The Official Scholarly and Entertainment Blog of Edutainment & Convergence

Archive for June 2007

Image Is Everything: Edutainment & Convergence with Erin Doyle, Interview 4, Part 2

June 30, 2007

Welcome back to Edutainment & Convergence where we conduct academic research and make it interesting, informative and plain old fun. I am your host Chris Heidelberg and with me for the last few questions of her fourth interview is San Antonio, Texas, professional make up artist: Erin Doyle. Chris: What do you think the future […]

Image Is Everything: Edutainment & Convergence with Erin Doyle, Interview 4, Part 1

June 30, 2007

Welcome back to Edutainment & Convergence! I am your host Chris Heidelberg, and with me is professional makeup artist and hairstylist for everyone from Hollywood to Washington to corporate executives to live audiences: Erin Doyle. Chris: Erin, this is our final set of questions and I know we are all happy. I specifically would like […]

Image Is Everything: Edutainment & Convergence with Erin Doyle, Interview 2, Part 2

June 30, 2007

Chris: Researchers Bandler and Grinder developd a concept of neuro-linguistic programming based on the codifying the methods, research and observations of psychotherapist Milton Erickson during the 1970’s and one of their best students, Anthony Robbins, commercialized their research concepts of visual, auditory and kinesthetic representations as definite ways that people learn and process information and […]

Image Is Everything: Edutainment & Convergence with Erin Doyle, Interview 2

June 30, 2007

 Welcome back to Edutainment & Convergence! I am your host Chris Heidelberg, and with me again for our second interview is makeup artist and hair stylist Erin Doyle from San Antonio, Texas. Ms. Doyle has provided her services to everyone from Hollywood celebrities to Washington political figures to film directors. Chris: Welcome back, Erin, for […]

Producing Outside of the Box: Edutainment & Convergence with Cesario Garcia, Interview 3, Part 2

June 30, 2007

Welcome back to Edutainment & Convergence where we utilize entertainment techniques and educational techniques to create research that is informative, interesting and plain old fun. I am your host Chris Heidelberg and with me for part two of his third interview is San Antonio, Texas, producer: Cesario Garcia. Chris: Would you favor more competency-based learning […]

Producing Outside of the Box: Edutainment & Convergence with Cesario Garcia, Interview 3 Part I

June 30, 2007

Welcome back to Edutainment & Convergence where we utilize entertainment techniques and educational techniques to produce qualitative research that is actually informative, interesting and plain old fun. I am your host Chris Heidelberg and with me again with part one of his final interview is San Antonio, Texas, independent producer and director: Cesario Garcia. Chris: […]

iPhone: True Convergence Is Finally Adopted? Or A Flop

June 28, 2007

Well, this weekend the first real shot of the handheld digital revolution will begin with the iPhone which appears to be quite an authentic device. One thing for sure is that it is true convergence because it seamlessly has combined the Internet, the computer, the phone, the television, film, the… read more | digg story

Image Is Everything: Edutainment & Convergence with Erin Doyle, Interview 1, Pt 2

June 27, 2007

Chris: As a former Walt Disney employee can you explain how much Disney has contributed to higher education through its use of edutainment and convergence in its theme parks, media outlets and distribution of content to change the way that Americans, and most of the world, embrace the fun factor and learning?     Erin: […]

Image Is Everything: Edutainment & Convergence with Erin Doyle, Interview I

June 27, 2007

Welcome to Edutainment and Convergence. Where we conduct research and then discuss some of the critical issues of today and tomorrow in the fields of edutainment and convergence and how they impact the fields of education, entertainment and the society as a whole.     Chris: I am your host Chris Heidelberg and with me […]

Museums – Edutainment for the Masses – Edutainment & Convergence with Aaron Parks, Interview 4

June 20, 2007

Welcome back to Edutainment & Convergence! I am your host Chris Heidelberg and with me is Aaron Parks. As you know if you have been reading these research interviews, Aaron Parks is the Marketing and Community Relations Director for the Texas Institute of Cultures at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Chris:  Aaron, I […]