Associate Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology
Jeanette Shown teaches courses in computing science, information technology, and informatics . She uses project based learning, self-discovery and cooperative student group environments. Jeanette works with the Maple Scholar summer program. Her interests are, human centered computing, machine learning, neural networks, women in technology, assistive technology and digital game development, with applications to social systems. She taught at the University of Washington Center for Social Science and Computation Research and the UW Institute of Technology. Her non-academic career includes positions with Microsoft and Blizzard/Sierra Entertainment(now Activision). She is a member of the Religious Society of Friends(Quaker), coordinator for the Global Game Jam held every year at Goshen College, advisor for the Programming Club, Digital Eve(women in technology )organization, and is a coach for the ACM Yearly Computing Competitions.