I am Director of E-Learning at Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York. I have been directing distance and online higher education programs for 17 years and have taught in higher education at the undergraduate and graduate level for seven years. I also directed BMCC’s 2.8 million Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions federal grant to build and assess the e-learning program.
I worked to transform BMCC’s program through the adoption and implementation of a effective practices for e-learning based on OLC’s five pillars. My areas of expertise include general educational technology, online teaching pedagogy, games-based learning, digital storytelling, e-portfolios, the flipped classroom, e-learning assessment, online strategic growth and planning, as well as innovative uses of technology to improve student learning outcomes and persistence.
I am also a doctoral student at the City University of New York Graduate Center, pursuing her Ph.D. in Urban Education, Policy and Leadership. Her research has focused on and array of online learning topics including learning outcomes assessment and quality assurance in online education.