Rose is the Director of Mobile Web Research and Accessibility in the Office of Advanced Research Computing at UCLA. This position includes coordinating the UCLA Mobile Steering committee which sets the campus wide direction of mobile and web strategy, including governance of administrative, educational and research mobile apps. This committee is sponsored by UCLA's Vice Provost of Information Technology and is focused on furthering mobile friendly content distribution and the academic and research uses of mobile and web technologies. This role includes advocating for the appropriate strategic uses of new technologies as they emerge on an ever-increasing pace. The Mobile Web Research and Accessibility Group at UCLA's OARC is comprised of three technical teams: A Mobile Apps team focused on delivering custom cross platform research focused native apps, a Web Team specializing in content management system and Responsive Web Design, and a Disabilities Computing Program (DCP) specializing in accessibility and special assistive technology needs. Rose sits on the mHealth committee at the UCLA Medical Center, and works closely with researchers in the mHealth field to deploy cross platform mobile apps for research studies focused on teaching in LAUSD, NIH studies in Cardiology program adherence, a VA project for SMI and Wellness. Rose is a current Co- Constituent Group Leader of the Mobile Technology Constituent group. Rose is an EDUCAUSE FRYE/Leading Change institute graduate, class of 2011 and holds degrees from MIT class of 1990 and the Anderson School of Business class of 2000.
This paper focuses on mobile apps directly related to the educational institution and downloaded through an app marketplace for the purpose of providing a service to the institution.
Everyone from government agencies to mainstream press are looking for improvements in areas that typically fall under the umbrella of “student success.
This paper is a publication of the ECAR Mobile Strategy and Application Development (ECAR-MSAD) Working Group.