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  • Higher Ed: Science, Higher Ed: Education 

BIO

Dr. Rene Arnaldo Rivera
19-473 Calle Animas Factor I
Arecibo, PR 00612
Telephone: 787-890-2681 Ext. 230, 264, 265, 275 Electronic mail: rene.rivera4@upr.edu
EDUCATION
Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction; Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, Metropolitan Campus, PR, (2001) (GPA 4.00).
Doctoral Dissertation: Effect Learning Modules Based on Context of University Students of Chemistry General learning Assessment process.
OTL, Online Teaching Leaning, certificate of completion with honors in Using the Internet in Higher Education, Jones International University, 2002.
M.S., Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico, Ro Piedras Campus, (1988).
Thesis: "Characterization of Interaction of the Phospholipase A2 Basic, acid and neutral of different poisons of Vperas on the membrane of human erythrocytes" thesis Director: Dr. Reginald Morales, head of the Department of chemistry at the University of Puerto Rico, Ro Piedras campus.
B.S., Chemistry; University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR (1983)

CERTIFICATIONS IN EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY:
. Using the Internet in Higher Education, Jones International University, 2002. (GPA 4.00)
. BC508 Fundamentals of Teaching and Learning Online, Jones International University, 2002.
.BC509, Designing, Developing and Launching Web, Jones International University, 2002.

Certifications
. CETE2404, Hot Potatoes JMix testing computerized on the Internet, multimedia, UPR AGUADILLA Technology Center. (April 2005).
. CETE2403, Hot Potatoes JQuiz testing computerized on the Internet, multimedia, UPR AGUADILLA Technology Center. (March, 2005).
. CETE2402, Hot Potatoes JMix testing computerized on the Internet, multimedia, UPR AGUADILLA Technology Center. (February 2005).
. CETE2401, Hot Potatoes JMatch testing computerized on the Internet, multimedia, UPR AGUADILLA Technology Center. (February 2005).
. CETE2302: MS FrontPage XP intermediate, multimedia, UPR AGUADILLA Technology Center. (October 2004).
. CETE1302: MS FrontPage XP basics, multimedia, UPR AGUADILLA Technology Center. (September 2004).
. CETE2310: Integration of audio in presentations of PowerPoint, multimedia, UPR AGUADILLA Technology Center. (September 2004).
. CETE1210: Tests online, multimedia, UPR AGUADILLA Technology Center. (September 2004)

.Microsoft Front Page XP 2003: how to develop a simple page for the web, multimedia, UPR AGUADILLA Technology Center. (2003).
. Online with pages academic, Centre for technology in multimedia, UPR AGUADILLA courses mounting. (2003)
. CETE012, Page Maker, construction of pages on the web. Center for technology in multimedia, AGUADILLA UPR. (April 2004)
2000

APPROVED PROPOSALS
* Project Title: CENTER FOR THE UNDERSTANDING OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS USING THE TECHNOLOGY SECOND GENERATION "UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO AT AGUADILLA (CeCiMaT-UPRAG), APR ID: PR100604, june 2010 - may 2013."
* Project Title: CENTER FOR THE UNDERSTANDING OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS USING THE TECHNOLOGY SECOND YEAR "UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO AT AGUADILLA (CeCiMaT-UPRAG), APR ID: PR07060, june 2007 - may 2010."
. Proposal Chemistry Teacher Certification (Council on higher education of Puerto Rico) NLCB (June, 2006-2008).
. Project CAM Context and Assessment by Multimedia, Education Department of Puerto Rico, NLCB, junio2005-2007.
. Developing the course online fundamentals of organic chemistry. Develops the full course of fundamentals of organic chemistry (QUIM4005) on the Internet (may, 2005).
. Developing the course I General Chemistry online. The complete course I General Chemistry (QUIM3001) develops on the Internet (March, 2005).
. DSPAC, NLCB Proposal used Multimedia for the Development of the Skills of Problem-Solving through Context and Assessment. Number of proposed 210110087CP of the Puerto Rico Department of Education (January 2005)
. "Developing the Troubleshooting skills, SPA". Proposed NLCB, the proposal was submitted and approved the Puerto Rico Department of education under the Act "NO Child Left Behind Act (PL 107-110) (October 2003)."
. CEMCA of the Department of Education. Proposed NLCB, CEMCA program "NO Child Left Behind Act (PL 107-110) in August 2002 and was approved on 25 October 2002."

EXPERIENCE OF WORK
Director of proposal CeCiMat, proposal MSP, Department of continuing education, UPR AGUADILLA (2007-2013).
Director proposed certification masters in chemistry, proposal NLCB, Council on higher education, UPR AGUADILLA (2006 - 2005).
Director of proposal CAM, proposal NLCB, Department of continuing education, UPR AGUADILLA (2004-2006).
Director of proposal DSPAC, NLCB, Department of continuing education, UPR AGUADILLA (2004) proposal.
Director of proposal SPAC, proposal NLCB, Department of continuing education, UPR AGUADILLA (2003).
Director of proposal CEMCA, NLCB, Department of continuing education, UPR AGUADILLA (2002) proposal.
Professor associate, natural sciences, University of Puerto Rico in AGUADILLA (1994-2005).

Professor, Regional College of Arecibo, UPR (1994).
Professor, UIPR, Arecibo site (1993).
Professor, PUCPR, Arecibo site (1992).
Education A distance, online course installation. Project Arroyo of distance learning for the development of the first general chemistry classes during the semester agosto-diciembre 2000. ACR, regional schools, UPR management.
Chemical "quality control", pharmaceutical Du Pont, Manat, 1990.
Chemist, "Quality Control" Ortho, Manat in 1992.
RESEARCH

Impact of Re-teaching (assessment) through the use of Technology in Math and Science Achievement, CeCiMat Proyect- MSP, University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla, MSP Conference, Chicago 2012.
Effect of ceCiMat Modules for Science and Math Students Acievement, University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla Campus, 2011, MSP Conference 2011, San Francisco..
"Effect learning modules based on context and Assessment processes in the learning university students of chemistry General." Duration January to May 2005 UPR AGUADILLA.
"Identification of the deficiencies of the basic skills of the mathematics at new student to the University " presented in March 1997 at the 9 meeting of education and thought held at the Hilton Caribbean and directed by the Dr. ngel Villarini of the University of Puerto Rico.
"Characterization of interaction of the phospholipase A2 Basic, acid and Vperas different poisons on human erythrocyte membrane of the neutral" under the supervision of the Dr. Reginald Morales of the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras campus.

HONORS
. The award Ilia Reyes on 16 May 2001. UIPR.
. Recognition by distinguished Professor PUCA, 1991
. Award distinguished researcher, Department of chemistry, school of natural sciences, 1988.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
. Member, American Chemical Society
. Member, school of chemical of Puerto Rico

CREDENTIALS
Puerto Rico Chemist License 3425.

RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS
. Rivera, R. A. Why students don't learn math and science? MSP Conference, Wyndham Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa Ro Grande, Puerto Rico, 2008.
. Rivera, R.A. The Tile Game, workshop troubleshooting by dimensional analysis, MSP, project CeCiMat, UPR AGUADILLA, January 2007
. Rivera, R.A. Solving Problem Assessment and Context, Effect of problem Solving Modules for Chemistry Students Based on Context and Processes of Assessment, presented 28th ACS Senior Technical Meeting "A New World... A New vision", November 18-19, 2004 Costa Dorada Beach Resort, Isabela, PR.
. Rivera, R. A. Effect of learning modules in the academic achievement, 3rd Latin American Conference of education and cognitive psychology, Ponce, 2004.
. Rivera, R. A., Evaluation and Assessment, UPR AGUADILLA, April 5, 2003.
. Rivera, R. A, Analyzing the process of learning of the students of chemistry, physics and mathematics, UPR AGUADILLA, 1 March 2003.
. Rivera, R. A., Part I, Portfolio, Proving the academic progress of students, UPR AGUADILLA, 22 February 2003.
. Rivera, R. A., Developing skills of troubleshooting, UPR AGUADILLA, 8 February 2003.
. Rivera, R. A., Online Assessment, April 5, 2003.
. Rivera, R. A., Assessment, UPR AGUADILLA, 6 March 2003. 

EXPERTISE

Doctor Education EdD.
MS Chemistry
BS Chemistry
Certificate Technological Education 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Impact of Re-teaching (assessment) through the use of Technology in Math and Science Achievement, CeCiMat Proyect- MSP, University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla, MSP Conference, Chicago 2012.
Effect of ceCiMat Modules for Science and Math Students Acievement, University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla Campus, 2011, MSP Conference 2011, San Francisco..
"Effect learning modules based on context and Assessment processes in the learning university students of chemistry General." Duration January to May 2005 UPR AGUADILLA.
"Identification of the deficiencies of the basic skills of the mathematics at new student to the University " presented in March 1997 at the 9 meeting of education and thought held at the Hilton Caribbean and directed by the Dr. ngel Villarini of the University of Puerto Rico.
"Characterization of interaction of the phospholipase A2 Basic, acid and Vperas different poisons on human erythrocyte membrane of the neutral" under the supervision of the Dr. Reginald Morales of the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras campus.