Juan Leon
March 22-25, 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Speakers: Biography

Juan Leon

Learning Strategy Director
Night Kitchen Interactive
411 S. 2nd St, Suite 200
Philadelphia PA
19147 USA

Juan Leon has developed innovative, award-winning courses at Harvard, the University of Michigan (where he taught in the American Studies program), and Kyoto University, Japan. Since 1997, he has specialized in designing technology enhanced instructional systems. Juan pioneered web-based, multimedia education at the Institute of Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, and he has developed both cdrom and web-based courses for clients in both the non-profit and private sectors. These clients include museums, telecommunications companies, and healthcare institutions. Juan speaks frequently on e-Learning and has published widely on instructional technology and related issues. He holds a Ph.D. in English from Harvard University.

Juan will present Interactive Educational Storytelling: The Use of Virtual Characters to Generate Teachable Moments. [Paper]