Western Illinois University, Asst. Professor of education; Also Online edtech instructor, Antioch U.; Quest Atlantis researcher with Indiana University; Elementary teacher for 15 years. Came to teaching from technical writing in operating systems & networks. Project manager for Monster Project (http://www.smithclass.org/proj/Monsters/index.htm) and for Kidlink Landmark global project (http://tinyurl.com/yjxfrbr). Teach online conversational English classes to high school students in Taipei, Taiwan.
Areas of Interest:
virtual worlds/game-based learning,