Category Archives: Games

Competitive Lemonade Stands

This week in the class Attracting Capital, students engaged in competitive lemonade stands. They had to compete, using the same product, with stands facing each other. This game is one about branding, sales strategy and

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The Marble Game Has Begun Again!

This semester, students are again trading up in value, beginning with a single glass marble (this year’s is cobalt) and seeing what they can gain. All trades have to be final. What most find in this exercise, is that

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Teaching Through Games: Feedback and Gaps

Teaching through game playing is a fun and effective way for students to learn about arts entrepreneurship. Today’s game focuses on feedback and perception of gaps within the market. Game:

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Winner of Arts Entrepreneur Pitch Contest

We have a Winner of both the annul Pitch Contest in the class Attracting Capital, but also The Marble Game. Jordan Barnett, Senior Arts Entrepreneurship student, has won both contests this year. See Jordan’s video interview on how she traded up … Continue reading

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Update on the Marble Game

Some of you may remember that some students in Attracting Capital have been invested in trading up (beginning with a single marble) for objects of greater value. One young woman has traded up (through multiple trades) to a hunting trip, … Continue reading

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Update on The Marble Game

“Any updates regarding trades?”, I asked in my Attracting Capital class. “Traded the putter for two other clubs and floor seats at the mavs game”, was the first response from an undergraduate visual artist. This young woman has consistently traded … Continue reading

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Teaching Arts Entrepreneurship: Competing Lemonade Stands

Students in the class Attracting Capital, are creating lemonade stands as a learning model this Friday before the front entrance of Meadows School of the Arts. But these are not going to be just lemonade stands, but competing brands. Moreover, … Continue reading

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