The Hispanic Educational Technology Services (HETS) invites you to participate in the educational webinars scheduled for this semester with recognized experts from Puerto Rico, the United States, and international experts from countries such as Spain, Chile, Argentina, and the Dominican Republic. These webinars are intended to provide special support to member institutions in Puerto Rico, the United States, and Latin America, as part of our focus and mission. These webinars, on topics related to distance education, are free of charge through the Blackboard Collaborate platform, one of HETS’ corporate partners.
The first webinar will be in Spanish by Dr. Cristina Villalonga Gómez, Director of Global Campus, the digital education unit of the Universidad de Nebrija(Madrid), on March 19, 2021. The webinar title is Los retos del Modelo Educativo Híbrido and will discuss the experience of the Universidad de Nebrija in Spain, which has developed a comprehensive hybrid face-to-face model to take advantage of the potential of both face-to-face spaces and digital settings. Dr. Villalonga has a doctorate in Communication and Education in Digital Environments, a Master’s Degree in Communication and Network Education, and another Master’s Degree in Social Networks and Digital Learning from the National University of Distance Education, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.
To participate in this and other webinars, you only need to register at the following links: Webinars en Español » HETS and Webinars in English » HETS. We encourage you to promote these virtual events among your academic community so they can benefit from the perspective and expertise of the invited expert resources. These events will be moderated by Dr. Carlos Morales, President of the HETS Board of Directors, and President of the Tarrant County College Connect Campus. If you need more information about this and other events, you can send an email to email@example.com, or call (787) 616-3201.
About HETS: The Hispanic Educational Technology Services Consortium (HETS) is a non-profit organization composed of more than 40 affiliated post-secondary institutions in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Latin America. Founded in 1993, HETS focuses on the innovative use of technology to support access to higher education and retention of Hispanic students. Among the services offered by the Organization, we can highlight the following: Best Practices Showcase conferences; its online and face-to-face workshops; the peer reviewed HETS Online Journal; its Student Leadership Showcase annual event, and its virtual resources and support center at the Virtual Plaza. Together, HETS member institutions have more than 30,000 faculty members and nearly one million students, of which about 60% are Hispanic. The HETS office is located in Room 128 at the Metropolitan Campus of the Inter-American University of PR.
About Universidad de Nebrija: The Universidad de Nebrija is a reference academic institution that is distinguished by the high employability of its students, its strong links with the business world, and the decided international focus of its educational model. The teaching offerings at the Universidad de Nebrija grouped around the faculties of Social Sciences (Law, CADE, International Relations, Tourism, Security and Psychology), Communication and Arts (Journalism, Audiovisual Communication, Advertising, Public Relations, Marketing, Fashion, Fine Arts and Performing Arts), Languages and Education (Linguistics, Languages and Education), the Polytechnic School (Industrial Engineering, Mechanics, Automobile, Computer Science, Architecture, Interior Design) and the Center for Health Sciences San Rafael-Nebrija (Nursing and Physiotherapy). Located in Madrid, the University has almost 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and nearly 25,000 alumni around the world.