MOREnet Announces New Glass Explorers

Monday, November 25, 2013

MOREnet is pleased to announce the results of the #ifihadglass contest held in early November. We received a lot of passionate entries and were able to extend invitations to the members listed below. MOREnet has published contact information for these Explorers on a webpage dedicated to MOREnet Research activities. Watch this webpage to see updates on all of our research projects!

Dillon Halbert, Middle/High School Technical Director, Scott County R-IV School District - Halbert will test Glass in student club and organization settings in addition to exploring classroom uses by teachers and students.

Bryan Krusniak, Assistant Vice President for ITS, A. T. Still University of Health Sciences - Krusniak plans to investigate point of view video recording of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Dental techniques to improve mechanisms for instruction and student learning.

Tina Lauer, Instructional Technologist/District Testing Coordinator, City of St. Charles School District - Lauer will help teachers and students engage in learning activities including taking pictures, creating videos, researching topics, and participating in the 4 C's (collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking).

Garrett Miller, Director of Technology, Jefferson City Public Schools - Miller will explore first-person experiences in distance learning, field trip, and professional development scenarios to increase interactivity with students and create truly mobile classrooms.

James Nelson, Assistant Director of Software Development, Park University - Nelson plans to develop applications for Glass to gauge classroom engagement and help students with similar majors or interests connect with each other.

Andrea Schremp, Technology Director, Wright City R-II School District - Schremp will showcase ways to use Google Apps for Education in the classroom via training videos for staff and students, and will capture geocaching experiences in awe-inspiring areas of Missouri to entice people into visiting Missouri's beautiful green space.

Christa Van Herreweghe, Assistant Director, University City Public Library - Van Herreweghe will use Glass to augment the research project currently underway at the library in partnership with MOREnet, making it easier for patrons to learn about and use the planned audiovisual and fabrication resources.

MOREnet would like to thank Sara Ringbauer, Database Programmer at the University of Missouri, Kevin McClusky, Director of Design Services at Inductive Automation and Eric Gonzales, President and COO of Prophecy Healthcare, for inviting additional contest entrants into the Glass Explorer program on David Drum's behalf.

For more information regarding the #ifihadglass contest announced in early November visit MOREnet's Newsroom.