HETS Chairman’s Message

Dr. Carlos Vargas-SEMOI am delighted to present the Spring 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, fall edition on or before September 16, 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, 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.

Dr. Carlos Vargas-Aburto

HETS Chair
President, Southeast Missouri State University


 Editor’s Message


Pamela Vargas-KrauserWelcome to the Spring 2016 Edition of the HETS Online Journal!

This issue contains articles in English that explore the impact of a simulated game on learning and engagement, strategies for simplifying program assessment, reinventing remedial reading courses, and assessing student perceptions of online learning. Spanish language articles are featured on the evaluation of certification for docents teaching in virtual environments and using interactive tools to teach statistics online.

The authors, reviewers and editors, along with the HETS staff, hope that you will find these articles informative and that they will inspire you to use technology to teach and evaluate learning, as well as to retain and provide a path to graduation, for Hispanic students.

Happy Spring!!!

Pamela A. (Krauser) Vargas
Director, Research and Grant Development
Southeast Missouri State University
One University Plaza
MS 4400
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone:  573.651.2196

 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 (revised on June 2016) to the HETS office.  Submission deadline for Volume VI, Fall Edition is September 16, 2016.

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