@firstname.lastname@example.org Not recently active ActivityProfile View General First Name Rosa Last Name Ojeda Job Title University Professor Organization University of the Sacred Heart Country University of the Sacred Heart Social Networks Facebook URL http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1630303843 Twitter raojeda Second Life User Yes Second Life Avatar Rosangelly Delvalle Contact Info Skype rosangely Extended Profile Biography Dr. Ojeda Ayala has been affiliated to the University of the Sacred Heart (USC), in San Juan, Puerto Rico, since January, 1974. She completed her doctoral degree at Purdue University in Indiana. Her area of specialization was the Instructional Research and Development field. She also has a Masters in Psychology in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and her B.A from the University of Puerto Rico. She has dedicated her professional life to optimizing teaching and learning processes in schools and other educational contexts, emphazasing on technology’s contribution to the positive transformation of educational practices. In 1985 Dr. Ojeda Ayala, along other colleagues, established the first Graduate Program in Instructional Systems and Educational Technology in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean at the University of the Sacred Heart. She is past President to the Association for Communications and Educational Technology of Puerto Rico (AECT-PR). She has also contributed to organizations working for economic and urban development in Puerto Rico. She has served as Director for the Department of Education, Coordinator of the Graduate Program, and Director for various federally funded projects at USC, aimed at training and development of teachers and other school personnel on the integration of technologies to facilitate educational transformation. Dr. Ojeda Ayala has been a consultant for evaluation of educational programs, educational and instructional program design, test development, and development of systems for programmatic assessment. She has also been a tests administrator for the Educational Testing Service, and was President of the Professional Competencies Committee for the first Teachers’ Certification Exam administered by the College Board of Puerto Rico. She has also worked on instructional designs and doing research for industry. Her research interests are oriented towards the study of cognitive processes mediated by Technology and the study of virtual learning environments.