Virtual HETS Best Practices Showcase 2019

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

February 7  – February 15,  2019

About the Conference

The Hispanic Educational Technology Services Consortium (HETS) highlighted and celebrated the outstanding work of its member institutions in meaningfully and strategically using technology to achieve Hispanic student success.

Date and Location

The 2019 Virtual HETS Best Practices Showcase was completely online, with a combination of live presentations and pre recorded ones.

What: The 2019 Virtual HETS Best Practices Showcase

When: February 7 to February 15, 2019

Where: Virtual Conference (Online). This event was a combination of live and asynchronous online presentations with forums to interact with presenters and participants. 

The Virtual Best Practices Showcase was focused on three main tracks:

  • Access
  • Retention and
  • Online Learning and Technology Integration in Higher Education

HETS has defined a best practice as an innovative approach or strategy that, with the effective use of technology, has proven to increase recruitment, promote student success, improve student retention and completion, and provide institutions with viable, effective, and efficient approaches for Online Learning and Technology Integration in Higher Education. Overall, it is a showcase of innovative technology strategies in Higher Education focused on impacting the Hispanic student population by enhancing retention, college completion, and successful learning outcomes.

Who Participated

Academic leaders, Distance Learning Directors, Academic and Student Affairs Vice Presidents or Deans, faculty, technology staff, investigators, corporate representatives related to technology and education, students and general public.

Certainly, HETS member institutions are experts in dealing with the Hispanic population and finding ways to provide them with opportunities to succeed, and we want to open a space for them to share this expertise. Once again, online participants will be not only able to learn from the showcased works, but also find solutions to many common issues and even establish new possibilities for collaboration with other institutions and potential partners.  To learn more about the tracks of this event go to Showcase Tracks.