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Brian Burton - Burtons Media Group. Abilene, Texas Area, TX, US

Brian Burton Brian Burton

CEO | Burtons Media Group

Abilene, Texas Area, TX, UNITED STATES

CEO at Burtons Media Group

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Biography

Assoc. Professor charged with of developing and implementing a new degree in Digital Entertainment Technology at ACU. Digital Entertainment Technology comprises animation, film, and game development technologies including VR/AR and serious games.

Prior to ACU, I developed a 2 year degree at Missouri State University - West Plains in Computer Graphics & Programming.

Industry Expertise (3)

Computer Gaming Computer Software Education/Learning

Areas of Expertise (3)

E-Learning Mobile App Development Serious Games & Virtual Worlds

Accomplishments (3)

Teaching Faculty of the Year – College of Business/iSchool (professional)

2010-05-15

Named teaching faculty of the year – College of Business/iSchool, 2009-2010

Dean’s award for outstanding research (professional)

2011-05-14

Dean’s award for outstanding research, 2010-11

iPad Optimist project leader (professional)

2009-04-06

iPad Optimist project leader – Developed first app in the world for a Apple iPad for an university newspaper

Education (4)

University of Missouri-Columbia: Ed.D., Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis 2008

Dissertation: Collaboration and the use of three dimensional interface within a virtual learning environment and the impact on communication and learning: a case study

Ball State University: MIS 1990

Missouri State University: M.S., Secondary Education: Administration 1999

Completed a Masters in Secondary Education: Administration and 22 hours toward a M.S. in Computer Information Systems.

Abilene Christian University: B.S., Sec. Ed/MIS/CS 1992

Affiliations (8)

  • IGDA
  • FuturePlay
  • GDC
  • SigGraph
  • Corona Labs, Inc
  • University of Missouri
  • Abilene Christian University
  • ReLIVE

Event Appearances (12)

Teaching mobile application development

ConnectED  Abilene, Texas, USA

2012-04-05

Mobile app development for ministry

Mobile Ministry  North Carolina, USA

2011-12-06

Creation of knowledge and student engagement within personal learning environments

ReLIVE'11  Milton Keynes, UK

2011-09-21

What are the Practices and Challenges of Teaching Mobile Computing at the University Level?

American Educational Research Association  New Orleans, LA, USA

2011-04-11

Panelist on mobile applications in journalism

Texas Associated Press Conference  Tyler, TX, USA

2011-03-27

Gaming on the go: mobile game development

RIT  Rochester, NY, USA

2011-03-14

Panelist on teaching mobile computing courses

ConnectED  Abilene, Texas

2011-04-07

iPhone in the Classroom

Missouri Distance Learning Association Conference  Springfield, MO

2011-07-22

Best practices: Teaching mobile computing: practices & pitfalls

Ed-Media Conference of AACE  Toronto, ON, Canada

2010-06-29

Collaboration and the use of Mobile Devices

American Educational Research Association Convention  Denver, CO, USA

2010-05-02

Collaboration and 3D Virtual Environments

American Educational Research Association Convention  Devnver, CO, USA

2010-05-03

Experiences and direction in teaching an undergraduate course in mobile computing

Southwest EduCause Convention  Austin, TX, USA

2010-02-18

Sample Talks (1)

Cross-platform Mobile Application Development

The process of developing for multiple device platforms can be daunting. Dr. Burton has published and taught widely on the topic of mobile app/game development. He is available as a trainer, panelist, content expert, and keynote speaker.

Style

Availability

  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training

Fees

0 to 2000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee
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