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Virtual HETS Best Practices Showcase

Celebrating Innovation in Retention, Assessment, Internationalization and Placement to Promote Hispanic Student Success in Higher Education

NOTE: Feel free to send any questions regarding the presentations via email to: info@hets.org. On the subject line please write: 2017 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.

February 9 to February 17, 2017
February 9 Live Opening Presentation @ the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico Central Offices First Floor Multi-use Classroom | Opening Session
To register to this face to face opening presentation please go to Registration.


By:

Dr. José Jaime Rivera
Former President, Universidad Sagrado Corazón

Lcda. Lin Collazo Carro
Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Law School

Dra. Iris Camacho Meléndez
Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Law School

1:30-3:00pm
(AST)
Asynchronous presentations will be uploaded and available 24 hours from February 9 to 17, 2017

 

Second Week
February 13 to February 17, 2017
February 15
(Wednesday)
Track 1: Retention and Assessment efforts in Distance Learning
(top highest scored presentation)
Title: Towards a Predictive Model of Community College Student Success in Blended Classes
By: Edward Volchok, Ph. D.
Queensborough Community College, CUNY
3:30-4:30pm
(AST)
February 16
(Thursday)
Track 2: Internationalization
Title: Strategies to Promote Internationalization and to Develop Global Citizens via Distance Learning
By: Dr. David Méndez
Vice President, International Affairs
Ana G. Méndez University System (AGMUS)
10:30-11:30am
(AST)
February 17 (Friday) Track 3: Placement
By: Lisanette Rosario
Director of Career Services
Hostos Community College/CUNY
3:30-4:30pm
(AST)
Live webcast presentations will be archived at the platform and will be accessible with the rest of asynchronous presentations.

 

February 9 – February 17, 2017
All presentations will be accessible 24 hours at the platform.
Asynchronous presentations (available 24 hours from February 9 to February 17, 2017)
Track Presentation Title Author(s), Institution
Retention and Assessment efforts in Distance Learning Assessment of Introduction of College mathematics using the help of Test Generator Software Tavir Prince
Associate Professor of Mathematics | Hostos Community College, City University of New York
Important Keys for developing success online courses and increase retention Bessie Rivera Figueroa
Director of Instructional Design | Corporate Online Division
The Use of Discussions to Enhance Student Engagement, Learning, and Retention in Online Courses Discussions are useful tools for creating engagement, assessing learning, and increasing retention in online courses Rolando J. Méndez-Fernández
Assistant Professor + Department Chair | Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, Ponce Campus
Towards a Predictive Model of Community College Student Success in Blended Classes Edward Volchok, Ph. D.
Associate Professor | Queensborough Community College
Liberating Pedagogy with Cutting Edge Instructional Design: John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) (educates a diverse student population with 37% Hispanic Students) Dr. Patrick O’Hara
Professor of Public Management | John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York


Holly Davenport
Associate Director of Instructional Design | John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

The Project was the online development of the course PAD744 – capital and operational budgeting – for the MS degree in security management David M. Shapiro
Assistant Professor and Deputy Director of the Advanced Certificate in Forensic Accounting program. Serves on the college wide faculty senate, college council, and teaching and learning center advisory board, and the departmental curriculum and strategic planning committees. Chairs the curriculum committee. | John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
Internationalization Strategies to promote internalization and to develop global citizens via distance learning Dr. David Méndez
Associate Vice President, International Affairs | Ana G. Méndez University System (AGMUS)
VDI and DJVID: The Solution to Universal Design for Students with Accessibilities Patricia Kahn
CIO and Assitant Vice President for Information Technology Services and High Performance Computing Center | College of Staten Island


Linda John
Director of Academic Computing | College of Staten Island


Mark Lewental
Director of Library and Media Technologies | College of Staten Island

Contribución de la Cátedra José Martí a la Internacionalizacion Silvia M. Alberti Cayro
Bibliotecaria II Coordinadora de la Cátedra José Martí | Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico – Recinto Metropolitano
Placement Lisanette Rosario
Director of Career Services – Hostos Community College/CUNY

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