2020 Best Practices Showcase- Schedule

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Celebrating Innovation in Access, Retention and Online Learning and Technology Integration to Promote Hispanic Student Success in Higher Education

The HETS 2020 Best Practices Showcase will take place on January 16 and 17, 2020 at the Universidad Interamericana de PR, Facultad de Derecho (IAUPR, Law School) in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2020 Best Practices Showcase Schedule (Subject to change):

Day 1: Thursday January 16, 2020

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Time Theater Amphitheater 3 Amphitheater 4
7:30 am
Continental
Breakfast
Continental Breakfast- Theater Lobby
9:00 AM

Welcome Remarks (Video) &
Opening Plenary (Video)

By Dr. Peter Shea, Associate Provost for Online Learning, University at Albany

English

(Presentation handout)

10:30 am Coffee Break Coffee Break at Central Atrium
11:00 AM Track: Retention

Title: Quality Management Serving More Students Through Distance Education: Experience of two HSI
(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Dr. Carlos Morales,
TCC Connect Campus- Tarrant County College; and Dr. Omayra Caraballo-Pagán, Inter American University of Puerto Rico

English & Spanish

Track: Online Learning and Technology Integration

Title: Principios fundamentales para desarrollar una oferta académica en línea de calidad
(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Dra. Dolymari García Dávila & Prof. Bessie Rivera, National University College, División Online

Spanish

Track: Access

*Title: Redesigning the Ultimate Student On-Boarding Experience (Presentation cancelled)

By Ms. Indra Paola Pelaez, Houston Community College

 

 

English

12:00 PM Track: Retention

Title: First Comes Technology in Identifying Hispanic and Latinx Students in Need: Then Comes Familia for Retention and Persistence Gains

(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Dr. Walter Diaz and Mr. William Bisese, Eastern Connecticut State University

English

Track: Access

Title: Creando una cultura de inclusión en los entornos virtuales de aprendizaje
(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Dr. Rolando J. Méndez, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Ponce Campus

Spanish

 

Track: Online Learning and Technology Integration

Title: UTRGV Hybrid Academy
(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Prof. Francisco García, Prof. Jessica Sanchez, & Jessica Handley University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

English

 

1:00 PM Lunch  Lunch – Rooms 101 & 102
2:00 PM  Overall Track Winner: Access

Title: Lehman College: Transforming the Transfer Process
(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Ms. Laurie Austin, Ms. Deira Pereyra, and Ms. Lisa Moalem; Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY)

English

Track: Online Learning and Technology Integration

Title: Uso de recursos digitales para apoyar el Aprendizaje basado en proyectos en línea
(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Prof. Iliana Ballester, Universidad del Sagrado Corazón

Spanish

Track: Access

Title: Just-In-Time: the value of online Integrated interlibrary loans to broaden access to information resources
(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Mr. Carlos Crespo, Executive Director, COBIMET

English

3:00 PM Special Presentation: Una Mirada al Ecosistema del Internet 2020
(Video)
By Mr. Norberto Cruz Córdova
President, Internet Society of Puerto Rico
(Presentation handout ISOCPR)
Mr. Pablo Rodríguez, Executive Vice President, .PR Top Level Domain
(Presentation handout PRTopLevel)Spanish
Track: Online Learning and Technology Integration

* Title: Educación Virtual: Un enfoque de Calidad (Presentation cancelled)

By Dr. María Bonilla- Romeu, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San Germán Campus

Spanish

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm  Room 201 & 202 – Closed Session Board Meeting
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm  Central Atrium – Academic Fair

Day 2: Friday January 17, 2020

Time Theater Amphitheater 3 Amphitheater 4
8:30 am  Registration & Continental Breakfast – Theater Lobby
9:00 AM Plenary- Track winners’ panel (Video)

Retention:

Dr. Michael Hutmaker, Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY)

Online Learning and Technology Integration:

Dr. Rolando J. Méndez, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Ponce Campus

Access: Ms. Laurie Austin, Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY)

Moderated by:

Dr. Carlos Morales, HETS Vice Chair & President, Tarrant County College, Connect Campus

English & Spanish

10:30 AM Track Winner: Retention

Title: Enhancing the Culture of Care and Redefining In Loco Parentis

(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Dr. Michael Hutmaker, and Ms. Deborah Harte; Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY)

English

Track: Online Learning and Technology Integration

Title: Tecnología en el aula: Impactando a estudiantes de psicología una visión hacia el futuro educativo
(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Dr. Andrés Cruz Santos
Carlos Albizu University

Spanish

Track: Retention

Title: What Can a Culture of Hispanic STEM Success Look Like?
(Presentation handout) (Video)

Dr. Mary Jo Parker
University of Houston- Downtown

English

 

11:30 AM Special Panel Presentation

Title: El Futuro de la Educación a Distancia en Puerto Rico (Video)
Panel with Education Doctoral Candidates

Moderated by Dr. Juan “Tito” Meléndez-Alicea, Full Professor, College of Education University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus

Editor:
Juan Meléndez-Alicea (Presentation handout)

With:
Michael Baez-Arroyo
Yennelly Eve-Flores (Presentation handout)
Andrés López-Román (Presentation handout)
Omayra Torres-Carrión
Mary Torres-Mulero

English & Spanish

 

Track: Online Learning and Technology Integration

*Title: Diseño y uso de la página web garymorales.info como recurso innovador en el Departamento de Música de la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Recinto de San Germán

By Dr. Gary A. Morales Rodríguez, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San Germán Campus

Spanish

 

 

 

 

 

Track: Access

Title: BECA Believing Everyone Can Achieve: Creating Access for Hispanic-Latino Youth
(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Dulce Maldonado-Muñoz, Southeast Missouri State University

English

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:30 pm Lunch Lunch- Rooms 101 & 102
1:30 PM Track Winner: Online Learning and Technology Integration

Title: Adopting the Embedded Librarianship Model to Improve Students’ Research and Informational Literacy Competences in Online Courses and Other Digital Spaces
(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Dr. Rolando J. Méndez, and Linda Mayo Matos, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Ponce Campus

Spanish

Track: Online Learning and Technology Integration 

Title: Portafolios electrónicos para la educación a distancia
(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Dr. Carmen Pacheco-Sepúlveda, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus

Spanish

 

Track: Online Learning and Technology Integration

Title: Google Classroom: una herramienta didáctica para el docente universitario innovador
(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Prof. José A. Otero, Atlantic University College

Spanish

 

2:30 PM Track: Retention

Title: El diseño instruccional: herramienta de integridad y promotor de calidad en EaD
(Presentation handout) (Video)

By Dr. Alice J. Casanova, EDP University

Spanish

 

Track: Retention

Title: Guías para el apoyo de un estudiante a distancia no tradicional
(Presentation handout) (Video)

Dr. Juanita García, and Profa. Bessie Rivera, National University College, División Online

Spanish

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm  Room 201 & 202 – Closed Session Board Meeting
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm  Central Atrium – Closing Reception

*(Presentation cancelled)- Presentation was not showcased during the event due to natural disaster reasons

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