In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – In this seminar held the 2008 SEA (Self-Employed Artists) conference, Gary Ernst of North Central College leads a discussion on innovation in the arts classroom, centering on how to get arts students engaged with non-art content, like business courses. He also discusses the merits of nontraditional teaching tools such as the internet in bringing content to students, and helps audience members learn how to navigate departmental politics in order to successfully innovate in the classroom.