Virtual HETS Best Practices Showcase 2015 – Schedule

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Celebrating Innovation in Access, Retention and Assessment in Distance Learning

Education to Promote Hispanic Student Success in Higher Education

NOTE: Feel free to send any questions regarding the presentations via email to: On the subject line please write: 2015 VBPS inquiry for presenter. On your message make sure to specify to whom the question is addressed (name of presenter) and the title of the presentation you are referring to. HETS office will contact you with the answer provided.

January 15, 2015
January 15 Live opening presentation transmitted via Ustream from Escuela de Hospitalidad y Artes Culinarias José A. “Tony” Santana, UNE, AGMUS – Video Parte I | Video Parte II (panel de expertos)

1:30 -3:00 pm (ATL/ PR time)
Asynchronous presentations will be available 24 hours from January 15 to February 6, 2015.


January 19- 23, 2015
January 20
Track 1: Retention and Assessment efforts in Distance Learning Presentation: Effective Academic and Services Planning Operations for Student Success. By: Dr. Anneris Albizu, National University College Online 10:30 -11:30 am
(ATL/ PR time)
January 21
Track 2: Pedagogy strategies for Online Courses
Presentation: Growing Quality Matters in an Online Organization: A Grass-roots Approach.
By: Mr. Edgar González and Dr. Ramiro De la Rosa, University of Texas, Pan- American (UTPA)
3:30 – 4:30 pm (ATL/ PR time)
January 22 (Thursday) Track 3: Mobile Technologies Presentation: Exposición filatélica digital documentadaBy: Ms. Silvia Alberti Cayro, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Metro Campus 10:30 -11:30 am (ATL/ PR time)
Live webcast presentations will be recorded and archived at the platform and accessible with the rest of asynchronous presentations.


January 26 to February 6, 2015
All presentations will be accessible 24 hours at the platform.
Asynchronous presentations (available 24 hours from January 15 to February 6, 2015)
Track Presentation Title Author(s), Institution
strategies for online courses
Getting Our Graduates into Classrooms Prof. Leslie Lieman, Lehman
College (CUNY)
Visual and Aesthetic Aspects in Distance Education
(Language: Spanish)
Dr. Lisbel Correa
Inter American University of PR,
Ponce Campus
Quality Matters for Internal Review Process Dr. Amarjit Kaur,
Bergen Community College
Using Voice Thread in Queensborough Community College Hybrid Online Early
American Literature Class
Prof. Jean Darcy,
English Department and,Mr. Bruce Naples,
Director, Academic Computing
& eLearning,,Queensboorugh Community
College (CUNY)
Logical, ethical, organizational, and professional leadership reasoning skills, as well as analytical,
(Language: Spanish)
Dr. Anneris Albizu Rivera,
University College-
Online Division
Best of Both Worlds: Combining the Virtual and the Personal for Hybrid Expository
Writing Courses
Prof. Swan Kim,
Bronx Community College
Integrando Valores en la Educación a Distancia,
(Language: Spanish)
Dr. Zilma
Adventista de las Antillas

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