María R. Altobello

Associate Dean and Academic Program Director for Undergraduate Arts & Sciences
College of Graduate and Professional Studies

Ed.D., Instructional Technology and Distance Education, Nova Southeastern University
A.L.M., Information Technology (Software Engineering), Harvard University
C.S.S., Finance and Control, Harvard University
M.B.A., Nova Southeastern University
B.S., Business Administration, Universidad Metropolitana

Courses taught:
Data Communications and Network Technologies
Database Technologies
Distributed Computing
eCommerce
Emerging Network Technologies
Managerial Communications
Management Information Systems
Operating Systems for Information Managers
Systems Analysis and Design

Primary area of expertise:
Information Technology
Instructional Technologies
Quality in Distance Education

Honors and Awards:
Phi Gamma Sigma Honor Society
Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society

Publications and Presentations:
Garcia, M. R. (2007, November). Quality in distance education: Perceptions in private liberal arts universities. In R. Revetria, A. Cecchi, V. Mladenov, & A. Zemliak (Eds.), New horizons in education and educational (pp. 52-57). Proceedings of the 6th WSEAS International Conference on Education and Educational technology (EDU '07). Venice, Italy.
Garcia, M. R. (2007). Quality in distance education: Perceptions in private liberal arts universities. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Nova Southeastern University, North Miami Beach, FL.
Garcell, E., Garcia, M. R., Glogauer, N., & Hobson, D. (2007). Quality in distance education: A triple perspective. Distance Learning, 4(4), 19-28.
Garcia, M. R., & Glogauer, A. (2007). Conversation with a true maverick: Michael F. Beaudoin. Distance Learning, 4(3), 77-82.
Richards, A., Garcia, M.R. (2006). Managerial Accounting. Concord, NH.
Garcia, M. R. (2004). The Role of leadership in lifelong learning. Adult Learning, 15(3-4), 28-29.

Institution Service or Academic Service:
Provost’s Council, CGPS Member
Academic Integration Council, CGPS Member
Strategic Planning, CGPS Member
Sigma Beta Delta Local Chapter, Vice President
Graduate Council, Graduate Faculty Member



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