Ron Kurtus' eLearning Credentials
(23 August 2012)
Ron Kurtus has a sound background in teaching, training, and web development. In 1998, he developed computer-based training (CBT) for classes at the Milwaukee Area Technical College. He then provided CBT and web-based training (WBT) for General Electric Medical Systems, Radysis, and other major industrial firms.
Ron majored in both Mathematics and Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He did his graduate work in Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and in Mathematics at the University of Missouri.
Kurtus then taught at the University of Missouri, the Milwaukee Area Technical College and Waukesha Country Technical College.
He worked for a number of years doing scientific work at various companies, including developing infrared sensors for weather satellites for the Santa Barbara Research Center, testing electro-optical systems for Hughes Aircraft Co. and managing the development of laser space weapons for the Air Force’s Strategic Defense Initiative programs.
Material he has written has also been cited in 151 published books, including Physics textbooks and a book published by NASA.