Articles By: Gerry James
Gerry James is currently a Visual Arts educator in at Schaumburg High School in Schaumburg, IL. He has been at this current position for six years. Gerry obtained his B.S.Ed from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL with an emphasis in Art Education, Photography and Digital Technologies. He graduated with a minor in Art History as well. Last year Gerry completed his M.S.Ed in Art Education from Northern Illinois University, and with this degree he focused on Visual Culture and advancing technologies in the classroom. Gerry has done research in virtual learning environments and their use in the classroom (including SecondLife, World of Warcraft, and OpenSim) and continues to have great interest in gaming and its impact on education.