Faculty Presentations

Faculty Presentations

A selection of presentations given by faculty in the Fischler College of Education at Nova Southeastern University.


Submissions from 2019

Foundations of Success in Social and Emotional Learning, Jia Borror

Attitudes of Educators Regarding Mobile Learning Technologies, Jared Bucker

Game-Based Instruction: Why Not Have Some Fun While We Learn?, Jared Bucker

Game-Based Learning and Gamification: How to Effectively Incorporate Basic Design Principles in Distance Education, Including Practical Solutions, Jared Bucker

Hate Crimes and Discrimination against Jews: The Anti-Semitism Phenomenon in the 21st Century, Jared Bucker

A Tool for Retention, Engagement and Success for the Distance Learner, María Grethel Méndez

Virtual Advising: A Tool for Retention, Engagement and Success for the Distance Learner, María Grethel Méndez

Research in Distance Education: Trends in the Quarterly Review of Distance Education Journal from 2002-2017, Vanaja Nethi and Anymir Orellana

Building Resiliency for Youth at Risk, Grace A, Telesco

Submissions from 2018

Canvas Training, Georgina Arguello

Excellence in Mentorship, Georgina Arguello

Educators as Change Agents: Actions to support and sustain students with disabilities, Patricia Booth, Sandra M. Trotman, and Levenle Jean-Joseph

Energizing Teacher Leadership through a Growth Mindset, Jia Borror

Stem Projects with School Districts and Higher Education Institutions in the U.S. and Asia through Grant Partnerships, Jia Borror

Users not Watchers: Motivation and the Use of Discussion Boards in Online Learning, Jia Borror

An Investigation of Student Performance and Satisfaction in Online Courses Using Kolb's Learning Style Inventory, Jared Bucker

Elements within Online Programs Leading to Retention and Success, Jared Bucker

Gamification in Online Courses: Using Elements from Popular Xbox 360 Video Games to Enhance Learning, Jared Bucker

Past 90-Day Marijuana Use Frequencies and Associations with Mental Health Problems Among Young Adults, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

Online Course Development, Berta Capo

Identifying Directions for Research, Berta Hayes Capo and Joana Fernandez

Organizing and Writing the Literature Review, Berta Hayes Capo and Gabriela A. Mendez

Collecting a Research Library, Berta Hayes Capo, Sandra M. Trotman, and Jamie Segno

AASA Conference, Mel Coleman

AASA Conference, Mel Coleman

AASA Conference, Mel Coleman

Consultant - Vocational Education / Tech Prep Middle School, Mel Coleman

Curriculum and Instruction, Mel Coleman

Curriculum and Values, Mel Coleman

Educational Foundation Conference, Mel Coleman

Educational & Instructional Leadership, Mel Coleman

Educational & Instructional Leadership, Mel Coleman

Education and Economic Development, Mel Coleman

Eschool Technology Conference & Exposition, Mel Coleman

Faculty, Coordination and Collaboration of Services to Families, Mel Coleman

Family School, Mel Coleman

Family School, Mel Coleman

Growing Your Own Conference, Mel Coleman

Learning for Life Conference, Mel Coleman

NovaNet Executive Forum, Mel Coleman

Pearson Training Conference, Mel Coleman

Public Education and Its Survival, Mel Coleman

Superintendent Support of Middle School Education, Mel Coleman

Teacher Preparation at the University, Mel Coleman

The Future of the Workforce in Palm Beach County, Mel Coleman

The Importance of Education Research, Mel Coleman

Urban and Rural Schools, What They Have in Common, Mel Coleman

Why I like Middle Schools, Mel Coleman

Why Middle School, Mel Coleman

Educational & Instructional Leadership, Melinda Coleman

Identity, Culture, and Perseverance, Charlene Desir

Seats at the Table: Tensions of Being Haitian American Consultants to International Development Work In Haiti, Charlene Desir and C. Kondo

Advanced Workshop on Grantwriting, Dana Fredebaugh

Let’s Be Kind to One Another: Teaching Social Skills through Stories and Activities, Dana Fredebaugh

Missing Milestones: When to Take Action with Infants and Toddlers, Dana Fredebaugh

CLASS Compliant Supervision, Michael Gaffley

Five States One Mission, Michael Gaffley

Developing Content Knowledge, Joanne Glenn, Kathleen King, and Anymir Orellana

The Big Three: ID, LD, and EBD – Eligibility and Classroom Issues, David Griffin

Gabapentin Diversion and Misuse: Data from Law Enforcement and Substance Abusers, Jennifer Havens and Mance E. Buttram

A Study of an Integrative Teacher Professional Development Program, Steven A. Hecht


Enrollment Management: How to Improve Student Retention and Student Success, Robert W. Hill


How to Foster a Civil & Socially Cohesive Classroom, Robert W. Hill


The Aging Professoriate & Faculty Buyout Packages: What Your Institution Can and Should Be Doing to Prepare, Robert W. Hill

Gamification: Integrating Technology into the Mathematics Curriculum, Janice Huggins and Sandra M. Trotman

Integrating Hands-on activities & Technology during Reading: The Effects of Student Engagement, Alix Jean-Joseph

Teaching Qualitative Research Online: Using Technology to Leverage Student Engagement, Elda Kanzki-Veloso, Anymir Orellana, and Jennifer L. Reeves

Experiential Education and Instructional Technology: Adapting Face-to-Face Courses to Online Spaces, Tatjana Martinez

Digital Footprints: Imprints on the Road to Distance Education, Maureen McDermott

Identificacion del Tema de Investigacion, María Grethel Méndez

Policies and Practices Impacting the Effectiveness of Online Pedagogies, R. O'Leary, Gustavo Roque, K. Thompson, and Anymir Orellana

Skillset for Future HE Leaders, Silvia Orta

How Evaluation Advisory Boards Can Benefit Nonprofit Organizations, James Pann

Developing and Implementing an Online Course Framework: From Theory to Practice, Jennifer Lyn Reeves, Gabriela Mendez, Judith Karp, Elda C. Kanzki-Veloso, Maureen McDermott, Jia Borror, Berta Hayes Capo, and Dana Fredebaugh

Becoming a reviewer for Dimensions, Wilma Robles de Melendez

Preparing Early Childhood Practitioners to Support and Engage in Socially Just Efforts for Immigrant Children and their Families, Wilma Robles de Melendez

Promoting children’s prosocial skills. A model, Wilma Robles de Melendez

With hope! Poverty and Immigrant Children: Current realities and practices supporting the needs of young Hispanic children and families. An Agenda for socially just actions, Wilma Robles de Melendez

Getting a Child’s Life Toolbox Ready for Success: Equitable and Appropriate Practices Supporting the Role of Technology for Young Children with Diverse Backgrounds, Wilma Robles de Melendez, Berta Hayes Capo, and Audrey Henry

Civility begins in the early years: Addressing violence through prosocial skills to promote children’s wellbeing, Wilma Robles de Melendez and Tatjana Martinez

Influential Forces in Fostering a Sense of Civility during the Early Years: A Model Promoting Well-Being of Children from Diverse Backgrounds, Wilma Robles de Melendez and Tatjana Martinez

Pro Social Behaviors: Resolving Conflicts in the Early Years, a Model for Early Childhood, Wilma Robles de Melendez and Tatjana Martinez

Trends in Distance Education, Michael Simonson

Design: The Critical Element, Michael R. Simonson

Social Media in Online Learning, Michael R. Simonson

[Invited speaker], Angie Su

[Invited speaker], Angie Su

Project MIND - Math is not Difficult, Angie Su

Project MIND - Math is not Difficult, Angie Su

STEM Projects with Higher Education Institutions both in the U.S. and Asia and how to Motivate Next Generation Students, Angie Su

STEM Projects with Higher Education Institutions both in the U.S. and Asia and How to Motivate Next Generation Students, Angie Su, Steven R. Terrell Ph.D., Jia Borror, and Sandra M. Trotman

Veteran Services, Grace A. Telesco

Development, Michelle Tenam-Zemach

Building STEM Identities through Project-Based Learning in Online Classes in Higher Education, Sandra M. Trotman and Vanaja Nethi


Dateline Health Show 479: Sepsis - Causes, Treatment, and Prevention, Jill Wallace-Ross and Bindu Mayi

Submissions from 2017

Journey from Dissertation to Publication, Julie Alemany

Preparing New Teachers for Tomorrow's Classrooms, Julie G. Alemany

APA Style and Format 101, Georgina Arguello

APA Style and Format A-Z, Georgina Arguello

The Relevance of Ethics in Research, Georgina Arguello Ed.D. and María Grethel Méndez