miércoles, agosto 21, 2013

eLearning usando Tabletas

Una presentación que ayuda a contextualizar el uso efectivo de las tabletas en entornos académicos: virtuales o tradicionales.

lunes, agosto 19, 2013

2014 HETS Best Practices Showcase: Call for Proposals due October 8, 2013

The 2014 HETS Best Practices Showcase, Celebrating Innovation in Access, Retention, and Assessment to Promote Hispanic Student Success in Higher Education, will take place during January 16 and 17, 2014 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. We are delighted to announce the opening of our Call for Proposals until October 8, 2013.
To submit online your proposal on retention, assessment by standards and by competencies, and Distance Learning, in Higher Education with an emphasis on Hispanics students click here on or before October 8, 2013.

ETS: research to drive innovation in assessment through HETS Virtual Plaza

One of HETS corporate partners, Educational Testing Services (ETS), goal is to make fundamental contributions to the progress of education worldwide. They achieve this through educational research and analysis, fair and valid assessments, innovative product development and informative policy studies. In its compromise with HETS and its member’s institutions, we are glad to announce that, from the Virtual Plaza you can have immediate access to relevant research data compiled by experts that includes internationally distinguished research scientists, psychometricians and assessment experts. Just go to the Assessment resources link under the Faculty and Administrators Placita to access research focused on three core areas: Assessment Development and Analysis, Assessment Research and Policy Research. These tools will lead HETS member’s institutions to drive innovation that advances assessment, learning and teaching, advance the field of educational measurement and promote effective and equitable education policy.
We are confident that the access of these research tools will result in benefit of our institutional communities and will assure HETS mission to promote, support, and increase the capabilities of member institutions to enhance Hispanic/Latino student success and opportunities.  If you need more information regarding these or other services you can contact the HETS office at 1-787-766-2600 exts. 8910, 8911 or via email to: info@hets.org.

About ETS: a nonprofit HETS corporate partner that develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® General and Subject Tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments — in more than 180 countries, at more than 9,000 locations worldwide. In addition ETS advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research, now also available through the HETS Virtual Plaza.