Dr John M. Ostrowick
HdipEd (Phys.Sci.) MA (Phil.) (WITS) PhD (UCT)
I have consulted, or consult currently, for:
I’ve done a wide variety of things, including:
- Science Teaching & community work (1991-1994)
- Office/DTP work (1993-1994)
- Unix and Mac system administration (1995-2008), Wits University
- Research (Philosophy, Education, ICT: 2004 ongoing)
- Lecturing (Operating Systems, NBN and Wits, 2003-2007, some Web & Linux, Napier and Edinburgh Unis 2009, also Philosophy, 2015-16)
- Running my own company, 2010-2016
- Helping organise ICP 2012 (for IUPsyS, 2012)
- Government (Basic Education: 2013-present)
- Consulting for NECT (2015)
- PhD (UCT/Edinburgh).
I’ve done many more things than this, including exhibiting artworks and writing a large number of books, available on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk.
I have reviewed academic journal articles for SACJ (South African Computer Journal) and SAJP (the South African Journal of Philosophy), as well as the Cambridge Journal of Religious Studies. I have also done some editing and review for the International Journal of Psychology under the auspices of ICP 2012, reviewing 67 papers for the Proceedings. My reviews can be seen here.
My skills are mostly around education and ICT. This webpage is not representative; I prefer to keep it minimal.