On Saturday, October 13, 2012, from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm (with lunch break), in 231 Varner Hall, Alex Ruthmann will lead a hands-on exploration of social and
computational media musicianship.
The morning will be spent experiencing
video-based social media musicianship projects integrating
mathematical, computational, and musical thinking using iMovie. The
afternoon will focus on computational media musicianship through
hands-on projects using the Scratch visual programming environment to
create and perform interactive music through video games.
Alex Ruthman studied performing arts technology at the University of
Michigan before completing MM and PhD degrees at Oakland University in
music education. He is an assistant professor of Music Education at the
University of Massachusetts - Lowell where he teaches undergraduate and
graduate courses at the intersection of music education, arts computing
and research. He currently serves as President of the Association for
Technology in Music Instruction, Chair of the Creativity special
research interest group of the Society for Research in Music Education,
and is the Co-Editor of the International Journal of Education & the Arts.
His current research explores social/digital media musicianship and
creativity, the development of technologies for music learning, and
teaching and engagement for use in schools and community-based
interdisciplinary arts+computing programs.
On Saturday, October 13, 2012, from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm (with lunch break), in 231 Varner Hall, Alex Ruthmann will lead a hands-on exploration of social and computational media musicianship.
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