Archived webPage: aboutJimRowan(2005)
Senior Capstone 2006
As an illustration of this approach my Senior Capstone class created SteppedAway, a system intended to reduce the frustration experienced by both professors and students in their attempts to meet face to face during posted office hours. For more details, visit the SteppedAway hyperlink in the sidebar
Digital Family PortraitThe Digital Family Portrait, written in Squeak! Squeak!, when deployed in the home of the adult child, provides sufficient peace of mind for the adult child to feel comfortable about leaving their aging parent in the family home rather than moving them to some form of institutional living.
Dude's Magic BoxDude's Magic Box is work begun at Georgia Tech. It provides a means of communication between a pre-literate child and either their non-custodial divorced parent or their distant grandparent. For more details, visit the Dude's Magic Box hyperlink in the sidebar
SqueakMy "hammer" of choice is Squeak! Squeak!, a version of SmallTalk80 imagined by former XEROX PARC luminary Alan Kay.
I am also a member of Squeakers Squeakers!, a community of Squeak fanatics here at Georgia Tech.
Making contact:jrowan @ ggc.usg.edu
Office: Faculty Bunker, C232A ;-)
School of Science and Technology
Georgia Gwinnett College
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043