Welcome to the fall issue of the HETS Online Journal,
I am delighted to present the fall issue of the fourth edition of this publication as the HETS Consortium celebrates its 20th Anniversary serving Hispanic Serving Institutions in Puerto Rico, United States and Latin America. We are also proud because, since its third edition, the journal is being included in EBSCO Publishing’s databases. EBSCO Publishing caters to the information needs of researchers at every level by providing the content to bring the latest and best information to researchers.
The HETS journal has been characterized because it addresses relevant topics impacting technology and Hispanic Students; this issue is not an exception. This is peer-reviewed journal which is available not only online, but also it can be downloaded and printed if that’s your preference. Our readership includes researchers, scholars, students and organizations who are interested in technologies, higher education and the Hispanic population. The journal also highlights the use of technology to improve pedagogy. It is only through publications such as the HETS Online Journal that we can focus a wide spotlight on the good work that is being done by our colleagues.
It is my sincere hope that you share the link to our journal with your colleagues. Should you have an innovative technique or would like share your knowledge and experience in technologies impacting higher education, please consider submitting an article for the fourth issue, spring edition on or before February 15, 2014.
My sincere gratitude to Dr. Ivonne Chirino, Editor-in-Chief, and the members of the Editorial Board: Dr. Howard Wach, Dr. Robert Whittaker, Ms. Pamela Vargas, Ms. Purísima Centeno, Dr. Carlos Morales and Ms. Alyson Vogel, for accepting the challenge of reviewing and selecting the articles among the many exciting submissions received. This is the fourth year of volunteer service of this outstanding Editorial Board. We would like to recognize the hard work, commitment and dedication of all of its members.
I hope you find our fall issue both informative and interesting.
Manuel J. Fernós, Esq.
President, Inter American University of Puerto Rico