Maria Altobellom

Maria R. Altobello

Associate Professor


EDUCATION

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

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

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS

  • Adult Education
  • Assessment
  • Curriculum Development
  • Degree Completion
  • Distance Education
  • Prior Learning Assessment
  • Strategic Planning
  • Workforce Development

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Conferences Attended

  • CAEL – 2017
  • AAC&U – 2003
  • IACBE – 2013, 2012
  • NEASC – 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
  • NHCUC – 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001
  • NHWHEL – 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • OLC – 2015
  • Teacher Professor Conference – 2015
  • WSEAS - 2007

Service

  • Alpha Sigma Lambda
  • NECHE Decennial Self-Study Steering Committee
  • New Hampshire Science and Engineering Expo (NHSEE)

Grants Received

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Center for Adult and Experiential Learning

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2015: Bruce Chaloux Memorial Scholarship
  • 2008: Phi Gamma Sigma Honor Society
  • 1997: Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Publications

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.

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. (2004). The Role of leadership in lifelong learning. Adult Learning, 15(3-4), 28-29.

Invited Reviews

Author Unknown. Operating Systems Design and Implementation of the MTX Operating System. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett. Blind review conducted in 2014.

Turban, E., King, D., Lee, J., Ting-Peng, L., & , Turban, D. (2014). Electronic Commerce 2014. New York: Irwin. Review conducted in 2012.

O’Brien, J. & Marakas, G. (2010). Management Information Systems. New York: Irwin.

Bidgoli, H. (Ed.). (2003). The Internet Encyclopedia, 3 Volume Set. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Presentations

2019, A Matter of Perspective
An Intimate Look at the Common Issues Working Women Face Today NHWomen in Higher Education Leadership – (NHWHEL) Concord, New Hampshire

2017, Where There’s a Will
Annual International Conference – Center for Adult and Experiential Learning – (CAEL) – Upcoming in November
San Diego, California

2015, Role Reversal: When the Teacher Becomes the Student
Annual International Conference – Online Learning Consortium – (OLC)
Orlando, Florida

2015, Annual Recertification: Building Faculty Learning Communities
Teaching Professor Conference
Atlanta, Georgia

2007, Quality in Distance Education: Perceptions in Private Liberal Arts Universities
International Conference on Education and Education Technology – WSEAS
Venice, Italy

2007, Seminar on Business Ethics
New England Center for Civic Life – FranklinPierce University
Rindge, New Hampshire

2004, On Leadership, Gurus, and Virtual Libraries
American Association of Colleges and Universities – AAC&U
Chicago, Illinois

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