HETS Chairman’s Message

manuelfernosesqchairhojI am delighted to present the Fall Issue of the VI Volume of this publication. The HETS journal has been characterized because it addresses relevant topics impacting technology and Hispanic Students; this Issue is not an exception.

It is my sincere hope that you share the link to our Journal with your colleagues.  Should you have an innovative technique or would like to share your knowledge and experience in technologies impacting higher education, please consider submitting an article for Volume VI, spring edition on or before March 18, 2016. Click here to download the guidelines to submit your article. Your submission should be an original work either in English or Spanish. Just send it to the HETS office via e-mail to: info@hets.org. Through publications such as the HETS Online Journal, included in EBSCO Publishing’s databases, which provides the content to bring the latest and best information to researchers, we can focus a wide spotlight on the good work that is being done by our colleagues.

Our sincere gratitude to editor in Chief, Pamela Vargas, and members of the Editorial Board: Dr. Naydeen González De Jesús, Prof. Ana Milena Lucumi, Dr. Ernest Gil Clary, Mr. Sunil Gupta, Dr. Manuel Correa, Dr. Carlos Morales, Mr. Carlos Guevara, Dr. Juan “Tito” Meléndez, and Pura Centeno for accepting the challenge of reviewing and selecting the articles among the many exciting submissions received. We would like to recognize the hard work, commitment and dedication of all.

I hope you find our Fall Issue both informative and interesting.

Manuel J. Fernós, Esq.

HETS Chair
President, Inter American University of Puerto Rico


 Editor’s Message


Pamela Vargas-KrauserWelcome to the Fall 2015 Edition of the HETS Online Journal!

This edition of the Journal offers articles that will inspire and guide educators who are interested in using technology effectively to engage students and help them succeed.  Topics include a comparison of student learning in traditional, hybrid and writing intensive courses, a discussion of one institutions exploration of video repository solutions for their campus, engaging students by using technology in an asynchronous learning environment, and access to open educational resources.

We hope that the articles in this edition will spark ideas for your institution, and inspire you to use technology in new ways to facilitate student success, retention, and graduation!


Pamela A. (Krauser) Vargas
Research and Grant Development
Southeast Missouri State University


 Call for Papers

hets-online-journal(HETS Online Journal Flyer- English / Spanish)

The purpose of the HETS (Hispanic Educational Technology Services) Online Journal is to disseminate the research, findings, use and best practices in online education among those interested in this topic worldwide. The journal’s goals is to publish original, peer-reviewed and high quality scientific papers, research review, evidence-based articles, as well as other products of research in the field of technology in education. Click here to download the guidelines to submit articles.  With the article, you must submit the following document: HOJ Publishing Agreement to the HETS office.  Submission deadline for Volume VI, Spring Edition is March 18, 2016.

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