BGSU Computer Science :
Ph.D., The University of Michigan
Office: 224 Hayes Hall
Office Phone: (419) 372-2765
FAX: (419) 372-8061
Department of Computer Science
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0214
Expertise in computer science
Visual cognition and spatial-working memory
Human issues in electronic government
Barnes, J. G. M. Poor, L. Leventhal, G. Zimmerman, and D. Klopfer. "Look and
Touch: The Impact of Touchscreens on the Delivery of Instructions for Inherently
3D Construction Tasks Using Web-Delivered Virtual Reality," IPSI-2005 Amsterdam,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 1 - 4, 2005.
Leventhal, L. M., Barnes, J., and Chao, J. (2004) Term Project User Interface
Specifications in a Usability Engineering Course: Challenges and Suggestions.
SIGCSE 2004 - P roceedings of the 35th SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer
science education. 41 - 45.
Zimmerman, G., Barnes, J., Leventhal, L. (2003) A Comparison of the Usability
and Effectiveness of Web-Based Delivery of Instructions for Inherently-3D
Construction Tasks on Handheld and Desktop Computers Web3D 2003 Symposium:
Eighth International Conference on Web 3D Technology, Saint Malo, France, March
9 - 12, 2003.
Leventhal, L. (2001) Delivering Instructions for Inherently-3D Construction
Tasks: Lessons and Questions for Universal Accessibility . NSF/EC Workshop on
Universal Accessibility and Ubiquitous Computing: providing for The Elderly.
Portugal. May 22 - 25, 2001. New York: ACM Press.
Usability Engineering: Process, Products and Examples. With Julie Barnes.
To appear. Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Current Funded Projects
Leventhal, L. and D. Klopfer. (coPIs), C. Onasch and G. Zimmerman (2006- 2007)
Empowering Student Learning in the Geologic Sciences with
Three Dimensional Interactive animation and Low Cost Virtual Reality. NSF DUE -
Leventhal, L. and D. Klopfer (coPIs) (2006 - 2007) Using Interactive
Three-Dimensional Models to Study Spatial Ability. BGSU FRC RIG