I am an assistant professor in the School of Science and Technology at the Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, Georgia.
My work here centers around teaching. To make this interesting and challenging I tend to push students out of their comfort zones by incorporating more unconventional input devices like touch-sensitive screens and by having them design applications for unfamiliar user populations like pre-literate children or for the Elder population.
The choice of unfamiliar user populations also leads to interesting collaborative projects between IT and Early Childhood Education and Psychology.
The Digital Family Portrait, my Ph.D. research at Georgia Tech, is a dignity-sensitive, home-appropriate display of a distant elder's daily activity. For more details, visit the Digital Family Portrait hyperlink or for the complete story, click the dissertation hyperlink
Finally, this website is an AniAniWeb, a new slant on the Swiki built by Je77 of Mark Guzdial's Collaborative Software Laboratory at Georgia Tech. AKA CoWeb or collaborative website, this AniAniWeb not only supports website construction for the HTML-uninitiated, but it allows the inclusion of content on the fly, by anyone, from any computer with web access. It is a powerful tool for introduction to web-content building as well as collaboration.
In the Outback
Trek sponsored by Photoshop
Another Photoshop adventure...