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Dates: January 17 to February 8, 2013

 

1st Week –January 17, 2013

January 17 Live Opening Presentation @ the IAUPR Metro Campus


Panelists:

 

Dr. José J. Rivera,
President, Universidad del Sagrado Corazón

Ms. Bo Zigner,
Manager, Office of Distance Education Instructional Designer at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

 

Mr. René Sainz,
Assistant Director of Instructional & Client Support Services (ICSS) in the University of Texas at Brownsville


Live Transmission:
1:30 – 3:00 pm
(AST / Puerto Rico time)
Recorded session available!

Asynchronous presentations are available
24 hours from January 17 to February 8, 2013.

 

Live Transmissions: 2nd week – Tuesday, January 22 to 25, 2013

January 22 Track : Retention and Assessment efforts in Distance Learning

Seguimiento a Cursos Virtuales (SECUVI) como estrategia de retención estudiantil en la Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia.

By: Víctor Hugo Zapata Flórez
Institution: Universidad Cooperativa Colombia
Language: Spanish

 

Educación a distancia que promueve el aprendizaje efectivo de estudiantes graduados.
By: Dr. Lille Troche Flores & Dr. Samuel Colón
Institution: Universidad Central de Bayamón
Language: Spanish

 



Live transmission:
10:30 -11:30 am
(AST/ Puerto Rico time)

Recorded session available!


Live transmission:
3:30 – 4:30 pm
(AST/ Puerto Rico time)

Recorded session available!

January 23 Track: Authentication

Rigor e integridad académica
By: Dr. Omayra Caraballo Pagán
Institution: Inter American University of PR, Ponce Campus
Language: Spanish


Track: Retention and Assessment efforts in Distance Learning

Improving Success and Retention in Post Secondary Online Programs
By: Kenneth Sailor
Institution: University of Texas- Pan American
Language: English

 Live transmission:
10:30 -11:30 am
(AST/ Puerto Rico time)Recorded session available!Live transmission:
3:30 – 4:30 pm
(AST/ Puerto Rico time)
Recorded session available!
January 24 Track 3: Equivalence Not Flex Time Courses, but Flex Place
By: David Sturges
Institution: University of Texas- Pan American
Language: EnglishTrack: Retention and Assessment efforts in Distance Learning

Encouraging and Motivating Minority Engineering Students Through Remote Summer Research Initiative

By: Tanvir Prince & Nieves Angulo
Institution: Hostos Community College
Language: English

 

Live Transmission:
10:30 -11:30 am
(AST/ Puerto Rico time)
Recorded session available!
Live transmission:
3:30 – 4:30 pm
(AST/ Puerto Rico time)
Recorded session available!

Live webcast presentations will be archived at the platform and will be accessible with the rest of asynchronous presentations.

 

3rd week & 4th week – January 26 to February 8, 2013

Asynchronous presentations will be uploaded and available
24 hours from January 17 to February 8, 2013. And all presentations will be accessible 24 hours at the platform.

Track: Retention and Assessment efforts in Distance Learning

Presentation: Assessment & Retention in Hybrid Anatomy & Physiology Class
Institution: Bronx Community College
Language: English
Presented by: Dr. Abass Abdullahi, Dr. Richard LaManna and Albert Robinson

Presentation: Best Practices for Proactive Intervention and Screening of E-Learning Students
Institution: Borough of Manhattan Community College
Language: English
Presented by: Janey Flanagan

Presentation: Early African History and Latino Students
Institution: Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Language: English
Presented by: Dr. Christine Saidi and Douglas Scott

Presentation:Promoting Student Engagement in the online environment: An Overview of Learner-Centered Instructional Practices
Institution:
Queensborough Community College, CUNY
Language:
English
Presented by:
Meg Tarafdar

Presentation: Extended office hours in the video-conference mode in the Blackboard learning environment
Institution:
Hostos Community College
Language:
English
Presented by:
Alexander Vanisnsky

Presentation: A 5-Year Longitudinal Study of the Demographics of Online Hispanic Students
Institution:
Eastern Washington University
Language:
English
Presented by:
Dr. Ben P. Meredith &  Dr. Stephen Burgess

Presentation: Strategies and rationales for implementing cooperative instructional techniques that can move a class from followers to collaborators
Institution:Lehman College
Language:
English
Presented by:
Alyson Vogel

Presentation: Perception of Interaction and Academic Performance in a Hispanic Serving Institution
Institution:
University of Texas-Pan American
Language:
English
Presented by:
Ram De la Rosa & Rita Vela

Presentation: Implementing an e-mentoring program for faculty: the Faculty Coach
Institution:
Ana G. Méndez University-Virtual Campus
Language:
English
Presented by:
Dr. Carlos Morales & Gisselle Tapia

Presentation: El efecto del uso de la estrategia de la bitácora electrónica en el nivel de ejecución de la comunicación escrita argumentativa del estudiantado de primer año de cursos de español básico de una institución universtaria privada
Institution: Universidad del Este (Ana G. Méndez University System)
Language:
Spanish
Presented by:
Prof. Maritza Ocasio

Live online presentations:

The highest scored six presentations will be presenting live upon speakers’ availability. Presentations will be recorded to have them accessible to all participants after the session. Presenter is responsible of technical requirements and to coordinate tests prior the presentation to guaranty the connection to HETS platform.  These presentations will be selected based on the evaluations score.

Asynchronous presentations:

Selected additional scored presentations besides the top six will be upload it asynchronous at the Virtual from the opening date. Presenter is responsible of recording a video in the format required to upload it by December 20, 2012 with the Power Point presentation. The video will be up to 30 minutes long. All participants’ questions should be replied in a period of 48 hours, after posted. Presenters will have access to the system where presentations are uploaded to read questions and be able to answer them for the benefit of all participants. Participants will have the option of see the presentation online or download it as a podcasts.

 

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