My Bio

I am a LAMP stack web developer and a 3D immersive environments user interface designer, developer for the Greenbush Education Service Center.   I am a technology instructor with middle school students and teach the course “Gaming & Simulations in Education” for Kansas State University online.  I also serve as the co-chair for the Immersive Education K-12 working group as well as serving as the chair for the midwest region.

The Formal Version:

Rich White serves as the emerging technologies & immersive/collaborative education designer, developer, and researcher for the Greenbush Education Service Center in Kansas and is the Co-Chair of the K-12 Immersive Education Initiative based out of Boston College.Rich's experiences ranges from developing immersive education hardware and software solutions to serving as a technology instructor & mentor to students as they explore emerging technology and computational thinking tools.
  • Rich is the application architect for the Edusim project (http://edusim3d.com) and is the creator  of the  direct manipulation user interface for 3D virtual learning environments on interactive surfaces known as 3D Immersive Touch
  • Rich is a member of the Immersive Education Consortiums RocketWorld Development Group (http://immersiveeducation.org).
  • Rich is Co-Chair of the Immersive Education Consortiums K-12 Workgroup
  • Rich is the Chairman of the  Immersive Education Consortiums: Kansas Regional Chapter
  • Rich has instructed, designed, and developed K-12 virtual world projects with such organizations as Smart Technologies, Appalachian State University, Duke University, Tulane University, Boston College, The Cobalt Consortium, and the Grid Institutes Immersive Education Project.Follow Rich on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/richwhite

 

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4 thoughts on “My Bio

  1. Dr. Shaul Dar

    Hi Rich,

    I am highly interested in the use of 3D/Metaverse interfaces for education, and specifically their combination with learning management systems such as Moodle.

    I ran across the related projects you worked on (Moodle3D, Edusim and the other things mentioned in the Greenbush blog), was impressed, and would love to chat :-)

    Thanks,

    – Shaul Dar

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  2. Carol Olson

    I would like to use the KinderCoder with my 1st graders. I can download it but I can’t save it to the desktop- have to download it every time I want to use it. What am I doing wrong?

    Thanks! Carol

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    1. admin

      …. Actually if you unzip the folder to your desktop you should be able to launch it from that folder ?

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