Jtm-dc-Kevin Gamble

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Kevin Gamble is a professor at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C., and national information-technology director for the National eXtension Initiative. eXtension is an interactive learning environment "delivering the best, most researched knowledge from the smartest land-grant university minds across America. eXtension connects knowledge consumers with knowledge providers. (DOWNLOAD PDF BROCHURE)

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Dr. Gamble is best known for his efforts in leading the Cooperative Extension System on to the Internet. He was part of a team that developed the Almanac Information Server in 1991 as a mechanism for sharing land-grant university information worldwide. Almanac was one of the Internet's first listserv programs. He implemented the Cooperative Extension System's first World Wide Web server in 1993. He was an early pioneer in using the Internet and WWW for online teaching and learning. Most recently he has been involved in founding the Land Grant Open Source Alliance, a consortium of universities dedicated to the collaborative development and sharing of open-source software and course content.

Gamble earned his PhD in 1985 in Agricultural and Extension Education from Iowa State University. He served on the staff at Oregon State University and held a two year IPA at Extension Service, USDA before joining NCSU.