Author Archives: James Hart

About James Hart

Jim Hart serves as Director of Arts Entrepreneurship at Southern Methodist University, Meadows School of the Arts. Hart is also the founder of The International Theatre Academy Norway and co-founder of the Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education. Hart is a multi-award winning educator, often recognized for innovation and pedagogy.

Welcome!

My name is Jim Hart and I love to develop games for the arts entrepreneurship classroom. Jim Hart, Director of Arts Entrepreneurship at SMUThis site offers some of the games I have designed. I’ll be posting a new game each week for the next 34 weeks. Continue reading

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TEDx Talk on Teaching Arts Entrepreneurship via Games

Check out my TEDxSMU talk on teaching arts entrepreneurship through games. Some of the games on this blog are explained (and offer fun results) and some interesting data presented. Here is a link to that TEDx

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Book Deal with Edward Elgar Publishing!

I am so happy to share that I have signed a book deal with Edward Elgar Publishing to write a book on cross-disciplinary entrepreneurship games and exercises for the classroom. Thank you, each of you who have read about my games, … Continue reading

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USASBE Win via Games!

I was honored this January (2016) to receive the Special Recognition in Entrepreneurship Education Innovation award (for a series of my original games) at the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) conference. USASBE is the largest private entrepreneurship conference … Continue reading

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Protected: Taking Stock

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Persona Ideation & 3 Ideas

In my own classroom, I have found remarkable results. I conducted this exercise over a week with a wide range of cross-disciplinary students in multiple classes. This is what I found: Continue reading

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Superhero Powers

By identifying one’s “superhero” skills, students learn what assets they have as creatives and in what ways they can use them to provide income or create an entrepreneurial endeavor. Continue reading

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Protected: Daydream for Inspiration

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Protected: Looking for Inspiration

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Protected: Ideation via Image and Persona Building

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