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 Expert  729943

Expert in Educational Assessment


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Texas (TX)
USA
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Expert has taught high school mathematics such as Alg I, Alg II, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, Analysis, and Calculus. He has also taught undergraduate and MS level statistics for students at The University of Houston-Clear Lake, School of Education. There he served on numerous committees, MS Theses, and published with several of his students as well as some faculty. Also, while at UHCL, he served as PT3 grant evaluator. He also served served as external evaluator for several Even Start Programs in the area (.e.g, Deer Park ISD).

During his time at The University of Texas-Pan American, he was promoted to Associate Professor and taught undergraduate, and PhD business statistics/quantitative methods courses. He also served on numerous committees at the department (CIS/QUMT), college (COBA), and university (UTPA) level. He had numerous publications with fellow professors as well as students. He also served as mentor to new CIS/QUMT faculty.

As Director of Academic Assessment, he assisted several colleges (e.g., COBA) prepare for their accrediation visits (AACSB). As part of his duties, he met with deans, associate deans, proagram chairs, program coordinators, assessment coordinators for the different colleges within the university to coordinate the assessment efforts throughout the univeristy. Also, he attended conferences such as SACS, and training seminars (e.g., AACSB, assessment conferences), and participated in THECB meetings.

Expert's publications include areas such as business, education, pharmacy, dietetics, nursing, and assessment. He has published in journals such as: International Journal of Security, International Journal of Business and Systems Research, Decision Science Journal of Innovative Education, American Journalof Health Promotion, International Journal of Services and Standards, Biological Trace Element Research, Computers in the Schools, International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation.

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assessment center

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educational assessment

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educational psychology

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evaluation

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psychometrics

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algebra

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applied statistics

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arithmetic mean

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biostatistics

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bivariate analysis

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chi-square method

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data correlation

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design of experiments

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discriminant analysis

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education statistics

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F distribution

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factor analysis

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histogram

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Kolmogorov-Smirnov test

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linear model

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multivariate analysis

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multivariate statistical analysis

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nonparametric statistics

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principal components analysis

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reliability

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social statistics

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statistic

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statistical computer software

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statistical data analysis

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statistical degree of freedom

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statistical design of experiments

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statistics

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Student's t statistic

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Student's t test

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survey design

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survey statistics

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Type II error


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Brownsville, Texas;  Mcallen, Texas;  and Harlingen, Texas.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2000   PhD   Educational Psychology: Research, Measurement, and Statistics   Texas A&M University   Dissertation of the year
1998   MS   Educational Psychology: Research, Measurement, and Statistics   Texas A&M University  
1984   BS   Mathematics   The University of Texas-Pan Amedrican  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to 2011

 

The University of Texas-Pan American

 


 

Director of Academic Assessment

 

As director, he met with deans, associate deans, program directors, assessment coordinators, to discuss assessment procedures/plans, student learning outcomes, their implementation, and use of results.

2003 to 2011

 

The University of Texas-Pan American

 

CIS/QUMT

 

Associate Professor

 

He taught undergraduate and PhD business statistics/quantitative methods courses. He also served on numerous committees at the department, college, and university levels. Finally, he published with some fellow professors and some of his students.

2002 to 2005

 

Deer Park ISD

 


 

Even Start Program Evaluator

 

Evaluate the Even Start Program according to the guidelines set by the government, write reports according to the findings and assist the program in its contnuous effort to educate the participants

2000 to 2003

 

The University of Houston-Clear Lake

 


 

Assistant Professor

 

Taught undergraduate and master level educational statistics. He also served on numerous committees as well as MS theses. During his time there, he was able to publish with some of the faculty as well as with some of his students.


Career Accomplishments:
Awards/Recognition

Texas A&M University Disseration of the Year, 2000

UTPA Provost Award for International Studies, 2007


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has 36 publications and 67 conference presentations

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Internationa Journal of Business and Systems Research  
 - Decision Science Journal of Innovative Learning  
 - International Journal of Services and Standards  
 - International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation  
 - Computers in the Schools  

Consulting Services:
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   He is very fluent in Spanish

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Structural equation modeling presented to faculty at the Universidad de Valencia, Espana;

Mulitple Linear Regression Analysis presented to faculty and students at UNAPEC Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Other Skills and Services

Juarez & Associates USAID, Testing and Measurement Specialist, Guatemala.


 

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