Jon received his PhD. In Philosophy in 1987 and M.A. in Psychology in 2019. He created OSU's first internet course, InterQuest, in 1994, now in its 104th consecutive term on the web and recipient of national awards. Jon directed the international Philosophy and Computing conferences at OSU 2001-2005, led development of OSU"s virtual worlds Beaver Island, Rippleville, and Virtual Dog for research, and published peer-reviewed articles on academic integrity and intuition. He created Technology Across the Curriculum to support faculty using technology. Jon taught critical thinking and active learning workshops for faculty in Yemen and Transylvania. Jon is Principle Investigator of The Geometry of Learning and served as Faculty Senate President in 2018. Jon's new joy is his grandson Aspen born to his daughter Quincy in April 2020. Asked to reflect on his three and one-half decades at OSU Jon replies, "I learn therefore I become."
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