Dr. Patricia Abrego
Director of Instructional Technology &
Distance Education Services Quality Matters Coordinator
Dr. Abrego provides vision, leadership and coordination in the effective use of instructional technologies used in distance education, interactive media, classroom instructional technologies and web-based instruction. She supervises the Instructional Technology and Distance Education Services staff including the instructional technology coordinators and the media services groups.
M.S. Educational Administration, Texas A&M-Kingsville, 2001
Publications & Presentations
“Rapid Assessment of Assignments Using Plagiarism Detection Software,” (with Whitney R. Bischoff, DrPH, RN), Nurse Educator, 36, 2011.
“Meeting the needs of rural communities through the use of interactive collaboration,” USDLA conference, 2010.
“Perceptions of campus administrators, teachers, and students on the use of interactive videoconference for the delivery of Algebra I in selected high schools in South Texas,” unpublished dissertation, 2009.
“Technology on the U.S./Mexico Border: Improving Teaching, Improving Learning,” Multimedia Schools, October, 2003.
Recipient, Outstanding Employee Service Award at TAMIU, 2013
Tony is an ANGEL Administrator who assists faculty, students, and staff with their questions on the use of ANGEL. He also consults faculty with the many tools used in the creation and implementation of course content including the converting of video files, or audio files into digital format for online viewing or listening. Tony also administers the list serve used by faculty and staff.
M.B.A. in Management, Texas A&M International University, 2005
B.B.A. Major in Computer Information Systems, Texas A&M International University, 2003
Instructional Technology Coordinator, Texas A&M International University, 2003-Today
Adobe Certified Associate in Photoshop
Adobe Certified Associate in Flash
Peer Reviewer Course, Quality Matters
Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR), Quality Matters
Choosing and Using Media Effectively (Standard 6), Quality Matters
Connecting Objectives and Assessments: Proper Alignment (WCCOW), Quality Matters
Winter Institute: A Closer Look at Alignment, Quality Matters