PULP: Portable Ubiquitous Learning Platform

By Walter Rodriguez.

Published by Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal

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A portable ubiquitous learning platform (PULP) has been developed to provide asynchronous course modules in the healthcare information systems administration (HISA) field. This fully online resource guides and prepares participants, mainly military spouses in the USA and abroad, for high-demand, portable careers using individualized, stackable, training course-modules in information technology (IT) and medical systems administration.

Keywords: Stackable Learning Modules, Ubiquitous Learning Platform, Asynchronous Learning Net- works

Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp.47-56. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 5.147MB).

Prof. Walter Rodriguez

Professor, Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL, USA

Dr. Walter Rodriguez, P.E., is Professor and Director of the Institute for Technological Innovation at the Lutgert College of Business, Florida Gulf Coast University. In addition, he serves as Director of the Institute for Technological Innovation. Formerly, he was holder of the Alico Endowed Chair and Eminent Scholar in Operations Management & Strategy and was Founding Chair of the Departments of Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, and Decision Sciences as well as FGCU’s Florida Engineering Education Delivery System (FEEDS) program. Professor Rodriguez teaches Internet-based Information Systems courses incorporating e-business operations management and strategy. He obtained his Ph.D. in engineering project management (interdisciplinary CE/ISE) from University of Florida in 1982. He founded and chaired the Engineering Computer Graphics Program at Georgia Tech (1985–1993) and was awarded the Harvard Foundation Medal (1994) and a Postdoctoral Fellowship (Information Technology) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1996), while holder of the Louis Berger Endowed Chair at Tufts University. Dr. Rodriguez’s research focuses on visual-based systems development, advanced distributed learning technologies, and e-business operations management and strategy. He has published over 120 research articles and four McGraw-Hill books.