University of Missouri-Columbia


The overall administration for the KITE project is located at the University of Missouri. The project is housed in the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies of the College of Education

Dr. Feng-Kwei Wang

Project Manager

Dr. Wang is the administrator of the KITE project and shares direction of the project with the other members of the executive team. He leads the development team for the design, development, and implemenation of the knowledge repository.
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Dr. David Jonassen

Team Leader

Dr. Jonassen oversees the design and development of knowledge representation and the content for the knowledge repository and directs the knowledge creation and diffusion process. He is also a member of the executive team.
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Dr. Joi Moore

Team Leader

Dr. Moore leads the assessment team to develop instruments to measure the quality of content and artifacts in the knowledge repository, organization readiness and leadership for the project and the effectiveness of the knowledge creation and diffusion process. She also works with Judy Pfannenstiel, the external evaluator, to evaluate the overall effectiveness of the project. She is also a member of the executive team.
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Dr. John Wedman

Team Leader

Dr. Wedman oversees the organizational change tasks and provides training and support to knowledge scouts and consortium leaders. He is also a member of the executive team.
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Dr. Chi-Ren Shyu

Team Leader

Dr. Shyu is in charge of the development of the case-based reasoning engine for the knowledge repository.
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Research Assistants

Research assistants assist the team leaders.

Dan Cernusca
Dan is assisting Dr. Jonassen in the knowledge development. He develops knowledge scouting instruments and test cases. Email Dan.

Wu He
Wu is assisting Dr. Wang in the systems design and maintaining the project server. Email Wu.

Jaturon Harnsomburana
Jaturon assists Dr. Shyu in the system development. He is developing the search engine and assisting in the interface design. Email Jaturon.

Tawnya Means
Tawnya is assisting Dr. Wang in project management and systems design. She is also assisting Dr. Wedman in the organizational change. Email Tawnya.

Yu-Jean Chiu
Yu-Jean is assisting Dr. Wang in graphic design of the project server. Email Yu-Jean.

Johannes Strobel
Hans is assisting Dr. Moore by conducting internal evaluation. He is also assisting in creating the system
interface design. In addition, he is assisting Dr. Jonassen in knowledge development and conducting test interviews. Email Hans