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Dr. Jerry Schnepp

Computer Science Department Chair, Assoc. Professor

Dr. Jerry Schnepp is Chair of the Computer Science Department at Judson University. Prior to his appointment to this role, he served as Associate Professor of Visual Communication Technology and Director of the Collab Lab at Bowling Green State University.

Dr. Schnepp has taught courses on Data Structures and Algorithms, Software Design Patterns, Interactive Media, Usability, User Experience, and Augmented and Virtual Reality. His research efforts focus on STEM Education, Learner Experience Design, Technology for Online Assessment, Interactive Mobile Learning, and Computerized Sign Language Synthesis. He is the recipient of the 2022 BGSU Faculty Mentor of the Year Award, the 2018 Elliott L Blinn Award for his work supporting undergraduate research and creative work, and the 2018 Faculty Excellence Award from the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering.

Ph.D., Computer Science, June 2012
DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois

M.S., Human-Computer Interaction, June 2002
DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois

B.A., Communication, May 1999
University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois

Dr. Schnepp’s scholarship is published in journals including The International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, The Journal of Information Technology Education, Computers in Education Journal, and Sign Language & Linguistics.

Schnepp, J. & Rogers, C. (2022). A Practical Approach to Learner Experience Design. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 34(1).

Schnepp, J. & Roberts, T. (2020). Heroes and Villains: A Virtual Summer Camp Activity for Remote Learners. Elementary STEM Journal, 25(1), 28.

Roberts, T. & Schnepp, J. (2020). Building Problem-Solving Skills through STEAM. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 79(8), 8. (Winner of the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association Gerald F. Day Excellence in Authorship РTop Overall article award, 2021).

Schnepp, J., Wolfe, R., Brionez, G., Baowidan, S., Johnson, R., & McDonald, J. (2020). Human-centered design for a sign language learning application. Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (pp. 1-5).

Schnepp, J. (2018). The Collab Lab: A Place for Innovation. ICERI2018 Proceedings (pp. 8716-8720).

Schnepp, J. & Rogers, C. (2017). Evaluating the Acceptability and Usability of EASEL: A Mobile Application that supports Guided Reflection for Experiential Learning Activities. Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice,16:1.

Schnepp, J. (2016) Toward a Multimodal Interface that Combines Singing and Drawing. In AHFE 2016: Applied human factors and ergonomics: proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2016) and the Affiliated Conferences, July 27-31, Walt Disney World, Florida, USA (pp. 1-1). Springer.