Jacques du Plessis

Education Strategist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Background: I am an African.

FOCUS

Peace Building; Education; Disruptive Technologies; Genealogy.

DEVELOPER & RESEARCHER

Online Tools for the Blind: Audio Interactive learning apps for the Web.

Online Foreign Language Learning: I have been teaching Afrikaans in the USA since the mid '80s. Served as president of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages. I developed a Web environment for open language learning www.openlangauges.net.

Map of Macro Objectives of Education: In late 2018 I will launch a post-Bloom macro-model of the Objectives of Education, called the LIFT+ model. This model will help analyze the broader objectives of an institution, a country, and even a home, to consider the fuller coverage of education to produced a polished productive blessing to society.

PROJECT HAITI: On the team to bring electricity and computational instruction to a school in Haiti.

Co-founder of the Disruptive Technologies Lab at UWM and Advisory Board Member of the Connected Systems Institute.

Founding director of AGES (The Association of Genealogy Educators and Schools)

  • Work
    • Professor (UWM)
  • Education
    • Phd
    • Instructional Design
    • Software architect