Judy Brown is an Mobile Learning Strategic Analyst who retired as the Emerging Technology Analyst in the Office of Learning and Information Technology (OLIT) at the University of Wisconsin System Administration in 2006. As such, for six years (2000-2006) she was the Founder and Director of the Academic Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Co-Lab in partnership with the Department of Defense; conducted research on new computer directions and related technologies for the 15 institution UW System; focused on partnerships for improving learning with corporate, government and educational institutions at the Academic ADL Co-Lab in Madison, WI; and represented UWSA on instructional technology initiatives including The MASIE Center e-Learning Consortium.
Since retirement, Judy has continued work in mobile learning. See Current Activities for initiatives. Recently she accepted a position with ADL's Immersive Learning Technologies Team focusing on mobile learning.
Previously Judy was the Emerging Technology Analyst for the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and coordinated the WTCS Hardware and Software Purchasing Consortium.
Initially hired as a computer-based education programmer in 1984 at Fox Valley Technical College, responsibilities also included purchasing of computer hardware and software; and developing and implementing technology standards throughout the district.
Judy was named one of the Top 100 women in computing by McGraw Hill's Open Computing magazine (December 1994) and wrote a business technology column for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from 1994 through 2000. She also served three terms as President of the Association of Personal Computer User Groups (APCUG).
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