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Michael P. Menchaca, Ed.D., Associate Professor

Department of Learning Design & Technology
1776 University Avenue, Wist 237
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
(808) 956-5664
mikepm@hawaii.edu
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Education

Ed.D., Pepperdine University, May 2002
Specialization: Educational Technology
Dissertation: An evaluation of a distributed, distance learning master’s program in educational technology

B.A., University of California at Berkeley, May 1989
Specialization: English Literature

Professional Experience in Higher Education

8/09-Present
8/05-7/09

Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. Department of Educational Technology. College of Education.
Teaching and University Service: Teach pre-service and graduate courses. Supervise teaching and research assistants. Serve on departmental, campus, and system-wide committees and projects. Advise students completing Masters and Doctorates in Education. Research and Grants: Engage in research, publication, and presentation in a variety of areas including: distributed education; learning sciences; Native Hawaiian issues in distance education; technology integration; technology and social justice; situated learning; and program assessment. Served as Lead Trainer on NCLB math, science and technology grant. Accreditation: Collaborated on accreditation review for NCATE, WASC, and AECT, including focusing on technology integration for pre-service teacher candidates and online delivery methodologies for graduate programs. Program Design: Coordinate the design, delivery, implementation, and support structures for an online masters in educational technology. Designed and developed first AECT endorsed Certificate in Online Learning and Teaching.

8/00-7/05

Assistant Professor
Sacramento State University. Department of Teacher Education. College of Education.
Engaged in teaching, university service, research, grants, accreditation and program design. Highlights include taught pre-service and graduate courses; served on departmental, campus, and system-wide committees and projects; advised graduate students including masters projects; engaged in research, publication, and presentation in distance education, e-portfolios, technology integration, and others; served as principal and co-principal investigator on state and federal grants; coordinated team of instructors and staff to design, implement, and deliver an online masters, including successful WASC accreditation.

8/99-7/00

Full-time Lecturer
Sacramento State University. Department of Teacher Education. College of Education.

8/98-7/00

Adjunct Faculty
Pepperdine University. Graduate School of Education and Psychology.

8/95-7/99

Adjunct Faculty
Sacramento State University. Department of Teacher Education. College of Education.

6/95-7/05 &
7/13-7/14

Summer School Instructor (K-12)
Sacramento State University. Program for Gifted and Talented Middle School Students.

Professional Experience in Computers and Networking

10/93-7/99

Instructional Computing Specialist
California State University, Sacramento. School of Education.

3/93-9/93

Network Manager
Andersen Consulting. Pacific Legal Foundation.

3/92-2/93

Grants and Network Manager
University of California at San Francisco. Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Research and Publications

Book editing and book chapters

In press (2015)

Hasler-Waters, L, Menchaca, M., and Borup, J. (In press). Parental involvement in K-12 online and blended learning. In Ferdig, R., and Kennedy, K. (Eds.), Handbook of research on K-12 online and blended learning. Hershey, PA: IGI Publishing.

2012

Menchaca, M., Hoffman, E., and Ho, C. (2012). Authentic assessment through an online professional conference. In Yang, H. H. and Wang, S. (Eds), Cases on online learning communities and beyond: Investigations and applications (pp. 186-199). Vancouver, BC: IGI Global.

2005

Menchaca, M. (2005). Search engines explained (revised). In Bell, R. and Garofalo, J. (Eds.), Curriculum Series: Science Units for Grades 9-12 (pp. 27-32). Eugene, OR: The International Society for Technology in Education.

2003

Menchaca, M. (2003). Search engines explained (revised). In O’Hara, S. & McMahon, M. (Eds.), Multidisciplinary Units for Grades 6-8 (pp. 27-32). Eugene, OR: The International Society for Technology in Education.

2002

Hannah, L., Menchaca, M., and McVicker, B. (Eds). (2002) Multidisciplinary Units for Grades 3-5. Eugene, OR: The International Society for Technology in Education.

2002

Menchaca, M. (2002). Everything you wanted to know about Internet filters. In Hannah, L., Menchaca, M., and McVicker, B. (Eds.), Multidisciplinary Units for Grades 3-5 (pp. 21-28). Eugene, OR: The International Society for Technology in Education.

2002

Menchaca, M. (2002). Search Engines Explained. In Hannah, L., Menchaca, M., and McVicker, B. (Eds.), Multidisciplinary Units for Grades 3-5 (pp. 29-34). Eugene, OR: The International Society for Technology in Education.

Refereed journals and serials

In press (2014)

Hasler-Waters, L., Barbour, M. K., and Menchaca, M. (In press). The nature of online charter schools: Evolution and emerging concerns. Journal of Educational Technology and Society.

2014

Cowan, J., & Menchaca, M. (2014). Investigating value creation in a community of practice with social network analysis in a hybrid online graduate education program. Distance Education 35(1) 43-74.

2014

Khwaldeh, N. & Menchaca, M. (2014). Barriers to utilizing ICT in education in Jordan. International Journal on E-Learning 13(2), 127-155.

2013

Menchaca, M., & Hoffman, E. (2013). Certificate of online learning and teaching (COLT) at the University of Hawaii: A horse of another color for earning college credits. Journal of College Teaching and Learning 10(4), 255-262.

2012

Bekele, T. A. & Menchaca, M. (2012). Performance and satisfaction in blended learning: A randomized experimental study. Journal of Higher Education in Africa, A. Olukoshi (ed.).

2011

Note-Gressard, S. & Menchaca, M. (2011). The efficacy of online tools: How technology impacts interaction. Journal of the World Universities Forum 4(1), pp. 13-30.

2010

Bekele, T.A. & Menchaca, M. (2010). Critical thinking and problem-solving skills in blended learning in Africa: The Ethiopian experience. Journal of the World Universities Forum 3(1), 105-128.

2009

Menchaca, M., & Hoffman, E. (2009). Planning for evaluation in online learning: University of Hawaii case study. Journal of College Teaching and Learning 6(8), 45-52.

2008

Bekele, T. A. & Menchaca, M. (2008). Research on Internet-supported learning: A review. Quarterly Review of Distance Education 9(4), 373-405.

2008

Menchaca, M. & Bekele, T. A. (2008). Learner and instructor identified success factors in distance education. Distance Education 29(3), 231-252.

2005

Zheng, R., McAlack, M., Menchaca, M., Schifter, C., and Stucky, B. (2005). Learners’ perceptions of WebQuest learning: A factor analysis. TechTrends 49(4), 41-49.

Refereed conference proceedings, national and international

2015 Accepted

Kevan, J., & Menchaca, M. (2015). Learner activity data collection in a MOOC: xAPI and activity theory framework. TBD Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Education (pp. 2047–2061). Honolulu, HI: HICE.

2014 Accepted

Menchaca, M. & Cowan, J. (2014, October). Value creation stories in a Community of Practice: Assessing value in an online masters program. TBD Proceedings of  the 2014 World Conference on E-Learning. New Orleans, LA: AACE.

2014 Accepted

Gose, E., & Menchaca, M. (2014, October). Video game genres and what is being learned from playing them. TBD Proceedings of  the 2014 World Conference on E-Learning. New Orleans, LA: AACE.

2014

Cowan, J., & Menchaca, M. (2014, April). Capturing the essence of life online: A social network analysis of ten years in a hybrid educational technology masters program. In Proceedings of the 2014 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA: AERA.

2013

Menchaca, M. P., & Hoffman, E. S. (2013). Changing with the times: Designing online programs for contemporary students. In J. Herrington, A. Couros & V. Irvine (Eds.), Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2013 (pp. 767-773). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

2013

Menchaca, M. P. & Cowan, J. (2013, April). Longitudinal program evaluation: Qualitative focus group analysis from an online graduate program’s ten-year reunion. In Proceedings of the 2013 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA: AERA.

2013

Menchaca, M. P., & Hoffman, E. Certificate of Online Learning and Teaching (COLT) At UH: A horse of another color for earning college credits Proceedings of the Clute International Academic Conference, Maui, HI USA 2013 (pp. 438-444).

2012

Menchaca, M. & Cowan, J. (2012). Longitudinal program evaluation: A case study of an online program’s ten-year Reunion. In T. Amiel & B. Wilson (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2012 (pp. 713-720). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

2012

Cowan, J. & Menchaca, M. (2012). A longitudinal look at a hybrid community of practice: A social network analysis. In T. Amiel & B. Wilson (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2012 (pp. 565-572). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

2010

Hoffman, E., Ho, C., & Menchaca, M. (2010). Authentic assessment through an online professional conference. In Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (pp. 1784-1789). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

2009

Menchaca, M., & Hoffman, E. (2009). Planning for evaluation in online learning: A case study from the University of Hawaii. In Clute, R. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2009 College Teaching and Learning Conference. San Antonio, Texas: CLUTE Institute for Academic Research.

2009

Menchaca, M., & Hoffman, E. (2009). Evaluation strategies for improving distance learning: Models and cases from the University of Hawaii. In Ericson, D. (Ed.), Proceedings of the University of Hawaii at Manoa & Bukkyo University International Conference (pp. 17-22). Honolulu, Hawaii: UHM & Bukkyo University.

2008

Menchaca, M., Yong, L., & Hoffman, E. (2008). Understanding barriers to Native Hawaiian participation in distance education. In Proceedings of the Distance Learning and the Internet Conference 2008 (pp. 177-180). Tokyo, Japan: Association of Pacific Rim Universities.

2008

Menchaca, M. & Hoffman, E. (2008). A qualitative exploration of student experiences in online learning in the Pacific Rim. In R. Cravey (ed.), TCEA Educational Technology Research Symposium, Vol. 2 (pp. 83-94).Austin, TX: Texas Computer Education Association.

2008

Hoffman, E. & Menchaca, M. (2008). Shrinking spaces: Using student evaluation to improve instructor presence in an online course in teacher education. In A. Burge (Ed.), Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Education (pp. 2047–2061). Honolulu, HI: HICE.

2008

Eichelberger, A., Hoffman, E., & Menchaca, M. (2008). Overcoming preconceptions: Does distance learning get easier? In K. McFerrin et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (pp. 354-359). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

2008

Hoffman, E., Menchaca, M., Eichelberger, A., Cordeiro, E., Note-Gressard, S., & Yong, L. Picking tools for distance learning: A view from the trenches. In C. Ho (Ed.), Proceedings of Technology, Colleges, & Community Worldwide Online Conference, Vol. 2008(1): 175-183.

2007

Menchaca, M. & Hoffman, E. (2007). Designing multiple-tool learning environments in the Pacific Rim. In P. Potiyaraj (Ed.), Proceedings of Distance Learning International Conference 2007 (pp. 10-17). Bangkok, Thailand: Association of Pacific Rim Universities.

2007

Menchaca, M., Hoffman, E., Leong, P., & Eichelberger, A. (2007). Building community, linking islands: A distance learning model from Hawai‘i. In C. Ho (ed.), Proceedings of the Technology, Colleges, and Community Worldwide Online Conference, Vol. 2007(1): 1-9.

2006

Menchaca, M. (2006). Optimal online learning environments: An evaluation of an Internet-based Masters in educational technology. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (pp. 454-458). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

2006

Menchaca, M. (2006). Exceptional online learning: Optimal tools and strategies in distributed environments. In C. Ho (Ed.), Proceedings of Technology, Colleges & Community Worldwide Online Conference 2006 (pp. 93-103). Honolulu, HI: TCC.

2006

Menchaca, M. (2006). Optimizing distributed learning delivery models: An asset class approach to distance learning. In A. Burge (Ed.), Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on Education 2006 (pp. 4501-4507). Honolulu, HI: HICE.

2005

Menchaca, M. (2005). Optimal distributed learning. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (pp. 533-537). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

2004

Menchaca, M. (2004). Distributed learning white paper: Approaches to distance learning. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2004 (pp. 409-413). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

2003

Menchaca, M. & McVicker, B. (2003). Scaffolding WebQuest creation for experienced teachers. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (pp. 1025-1032). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

2003

Rodriguez, S., Dodge, B., Milman, N. & Menchaca, M. (2003). WebQuest design and application strategies. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (pp. 2478-2481). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

1998

Menchaca. M, Pomerleau, M, and Cannings, T. (1998). Assessing an innovative doctoral program in educational technology. Proceedings of the International Scholars’ Conference. Culver City, California

1997

Menchaca, M. (1997). If you build it, will they come? Issues of equity in online instruction. Proceedings of the TCC Conference. ERIC Digest.

Refereed competitive grants (funded)

2001-2002

Menchaca, M., principal investigator, Education Technology Academy, California State Department of Education

2000-2002

Menchaca, M. & Pfeifer, J., co-principal investigators, Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers for Using Technology (PT3), catalyst and implementation program, U.S. Department of Education

2000-2001

Menchaca, M., faculty consultant (L. Hannah, principal investigator), Education Technology Academy, California State Department of Education

2000-2005

Menchaca, M., director, Microsoft Teacher Training Partnership Grant, Microsoft Corp.

Reports

2004

Kelly, P., Menchaca, M., & Ittelson, J. (2004, April 18). Digital portfolios in teacher education within the California State University. The CSU Center for Distributed Learning.

2002

Menchaca, M. (2004, August 4). Substantive change proposal: Master of Arts in Education: Educational Technology, program delivered more than 50% online. Prepared for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Approved.

Conference Presentations

International and national (juried)

Spring 2015

Kevan, J., & Menchaca, M. Hawaii International Conference in Education, Honolulu, Hawaii. Paper: Learner activity data collection in a MOOC: xAPI and activity theory framework. Scheduled January 2015.

Fall 2014

Menchaca, M., Eichelberger, A., Fulford, C., Ho, C., Hoffman, E., Leong, P., Lin, M-F., McKimmy, P., Paek, S., Schmidt, M. & Sorensen, C. Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Jacksonville, Florida. Roundtable: Redefining program design: Designing systemic change by department. Scheduled November 6.

Fall 2014

Hoffman, E., Menchaca, M., & Chun, C. Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention, Jacksonville, Florida. Paper: Designing for access: Culture and technology to support Native Hawaiian enrollment. Scheduled November 6.

Fall 2014

Kevan, J. & Menchaca, M. Roundtable: Implementing the xAPI for data collection and learning analytics. Scheduled for November 5.

Fall 2014

Menchaca, M., Kevan, J., & Hoffman, E. Online Learning Consortium International Conference, Orlando, Florida. Paper: Can MOOCs and credit courses co-exist? Design and evaluation of a co-offered MOOC in online learning and technology. Scheduled October 31.

Fall 2014

Menchaca, M. P. & Cowan, J. World Conference on E-Learning, New Orleans, Louisiana. Paper: Value creation stories in a Community of Practice: Assessing value in an online masters program. Scheduled October 28.

Fall 2014

Gose, E., & Menchaca, M. World Conference on E-Learning, New Orleans, Louisiana. Paper: Video game genres and what is being learned from playing them. Scheduled October 28.

Spring 2014

Menchaca, M., Hoffman, E, & Paek, S. ET4Online Conference, Dallas, Texas. Paper: Standards and innovation in designing an online program: An oxymoron?.

Spring 2014

Cowan, J. & Menchaca, M. P. American Educational Research Association annual conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Paper: Assessing value creation using social network analysis: A study of ten years of a successful hybrid online masters community of practice.

Summer 2013

Menchaca, M. & Hoffman, E. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications, Victoria, Canada. Paper: Changing with the times: Designing online programs for contemporary students.

Spring 2013

Menchaca, M. P. & Cowan, J. American Educational Research Association annual conference, San Francisco. Paper: Longitudinal program evaluation: Qualitative focus group analysis from an online graduate program’s ten-year reunion.

Winter 2013

Menchaca, M. & Hoffman, E. Clute International Academic Conference, Maui, Hawaii. Paper: Certificate of online learning and teaching (COLT) at UH: A horse of another color for earning college credits.

Fall 2012

Menchaca, M, Leong, P., & Ho, C. Engaging with Vietnam Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii. Presentation: Let’s get together: Leveraging social networking to foster international collaboration.

Fall 2012

Cowan, J. & Menchaca, M. Association of Education and Communications Technologies, Louisville Kentucky. Presentation: Closeness, cliques, and cohesion: Using Social Network Analysis to assess a hybrid mater’s program community.

Summer 2012

Cowan, J. & Menchaca, M. Professors of Instructional Design and Technology conference, Estes Park, Colorado. Presentation: Understanding Social Network Analysis.

Summer 2012

Menchaca, M. & Cowan, J. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications, Denver, Colorado. Paper: Longitudinal program evaluation: A case study of an online program’s ten-year Reunion.

Summer 2012

Cowan, J. & Menchaca, M. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications, Denver, Colorado. Paper: A longitudinal look at a hybrid community of practice: A social network analysis.

Summer 2011

Menchaca, M. & Hoffman, E. ET4Online Conference, San Jose, California. Paper: Designing new learning communities to facilitate completion of gradute culminating master’s experiences.

Spring 2011

Note-Gressard, S. & Menchaca, M. World Universities Forum 2011, Hong Kong, China. Virtual Paper: The efficacy of online learning: How technology impacts interaction.

Fall 2010

Hoffman, E. S., Ho, C., & Menchaca, M. P. World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010. Orlando, FL. Paper: Authentic assessment through an online professional conference.

Spring 2010

Bekele, T.A. & Menchaca, M. World Universities Forum 2010, Davos, Switzerland. Virtual Paper: Critical thinking and problem-solving skills in blended learning in Africa: The Ethiopian experience.

Spring 2009

Menchaca, M. & Hoffman, E. College Teaching and Learning Conference 2009, San Antonio, TX. Paper: Planning for evaluation in online learning: A case study from the University of Hawaii.

Spring 2008

Menchaca, M., LoPiccolo, L., & Berry, I. Western Association of Schools and Colleges Annual Conference 2008, San Diego, CA. Presentation: Creating dynamic online learning at the University of Hawaii and the Naval Postgraduate School.

Spring 2008

Menchaca, M. & Hoffman, E. TCEA Educational Technology Research Symposium, Austin, TX. Paper: A qualitative exploration of student experiences in online learning in the Pacific Rim.

Spring 2008

Hoffman, E., Menchaca, M., Eichelberger, A., Cordeiro, E., Note-Gressard, S., & Yong, L. Technology, Colleges & Community (TCC) Worldwide Online Conference 2008, Online. Paper: Picking tools for distance learning: A view from the trenches..

Fall 2007

Menchaca, M. & Hoffman, E. Distance Learning International Conference 2007, Bangkok, Thailand. Paper: Designing multiple-tool learning environments in the Pacific Rim.

Spring 2007

Menchaca, M., Hoffman, E., Leong, P., & Eichelberger, A. Technology, Colleges, and Community Worldwide Online Conference, Online. Paper: Building community, linking islands: A distance learning model from Hawai‘i.

Summer 2006

Menchaca, M., Hayden, K., & Kelly, P. National Educational Computer Conference 2006. San Diego,California. Workshop: E-Portfolios in Teacher Education: Examining Use of E-Portfolios Across California State University Campuses.

Summer 2006

Menchaca, M. & Cowan, J. National Educational Computer Conference 2006. San Diego, California. Paper: Optimal Distributed Learning Environments: The iMET Case Study.

Spring 2006

Menchaca, M. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2006, Orlando, FL. Paper: Optimal online learning environments: An evaluation of an Internet-based Masters in educational technology.

Spring 2006

Menchaca, M. Technology, Colleges & Community Worldwide Online Conference 2006, Online. Paper: Exceptional online learning: Optimal tools and strategies in distributed environments.

Spring 2006

Menchaca, M. & Cowan, J. Hawaii International Conference on Education 2006, Honolulu, HI. Paper: Optimizing distributed learning delivery models: An asset class approach to distance learning.

Spring 2006

Menchaca, M., Hayden, K., & Kelly, P. Hawaiian International Education Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii. Panel Workshop: Development of Electronic Assessment Portfolios in Teacher Education - The California State University System Dilemma.

Spring 2005

Menchaca, M. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2005. Phoenix, Arizona. Paper: Optimizing Distributed Learning Delivery Models.

Summer 2004

Menchaca, M. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2004. Lugano, Switzerland. Paper: Distributed learning white paper: Approaches to distance learning.

Spring 2003

Menchaca, M. & McVicker, B. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2003. Albuquerque, NM. Paper: Scaffolding WebQuest creation for experienced teachers.

Spring 2003

Rodriguez, S., Dodge, B., Milman, N. & Menchaca, M. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2003. Albuquerque, NM. Paper: WebQuest design and application strategies.

Spring 2002

Polin, L, Menchaca, M., Bacer, W., & Bacer, K. Western Association of Schools and Colleges 78th Annual Meeting, Continuing the Dialogue: Using Accreditation to Enhance Student Learning. San Diego. Presentation: Assessing Learning Outcomes for Online Learners: Strategies, Issues, and Examples.

Spring 2002

Menchaca, M. Society for Educators and Scholars 25th Annual International Conference on Technology, Literacy, and Communication: Partners for Globalization. San Antonio, Texas. Presentation: Distributed, Distance Learning that Works: Community and Scholarship.

Summer 2000

Menchaca, M. National Education Computing Conference. Atlanta. Workshop: Teaching to Standards without Getting Burned, Web-Integrated Lesson-planning.

Fall 1998

Menchaca. M, Pomerleau, M, and Cannings, T. International Scholars’ Conference 1998. Culver City, CA. Paper: Assessing an innovative doctoral program in educational technology.

Fall 1998

Menchaca, M. National Education Computing Conference. San Diego. Presentation: Technologic tools to foster collaboration in communities of learning.

Spring 1997

Menchaca, M. (1997). Technology, Colleges & Community Online Conference 1997. Online. Paper: If you build it, will they come? Issues of equity in online instruction.

State and regional (juried)

Spring 2014

Menchaca, M., Ishii, D., & Saito, T. Google Education Hawaii Summit, Honolulu, Hawaii. Using Google tools to foster collaboration.

Winter 2013

Menchaca, M. Google Education Hawaii Summit, Honolulu, Hawaii. Hanging out with Google Hangout.

Spring 2009

Menchaca, M. & Hoffman E. Evaluation strategies for improving distance learning: Models and cases from the University of Hawaii. University of Hawaii – Bukkyo University Conference. Honolulu, HI, March 5, 2009.

Spring 2008

Menchaca, M. Tech-Ed Conference 2008, Ontario, CA. Workshop: Addressing issues of social justice with technology.

Spring 2006

Menchaca, M. & Cowan, J. The 11th Annual Tech Ed Conference and Exposition. Pasadena, California. Presentation: Sustaining Optimal Online Learning Environments with Multiple Tools.

Spring 2005

Menchaca, M. Eleventh Annual Multicultural Education Conference. Sacramento,California. Presentation: Addressing Issues of Social Justice with Technology.

Spring 2004

Menchaca, M. Tenth Annual Multicultural Education Conference. Sacramento. Digital Poster Session: Equity Resources Online.

Spring 2003

Menchaca, M. Computer Using Educators Conference. Anaheim. PosterSession: Educational Technology Academy Lessons Learned.

Fall 2001

Menchaca, M. Computer Using Educators Conference, Sacramento. Presentation:Authoritative Portfolios.

Spring 2001

Menchaca, M. & Desler, G. Seventh Annual Multicultural Education Conference, Sacramento.Hands-On Presentation: Computer and Internet-based Multicultural Resources:The People of Sacramento.

Fall 2000

Menchaca, M. Computer Using Educators. Sacramento. Presentation: The Why’s, What’s, and When’s of Online Instruction.

Spring 2000

Menchaca, M. Florida Educational Technology Conference. Orlando. Workshop: Web-based search strategies and filtering.

Spring 1999

Menchaca, M. Fifth Annual Multicultural Education Conference. Sacramento. Presentation: Bilingual and multicultural resources on the Internet: Focus on collaboration.

Spring 1999

Menchaca, M. Florida Educational Technology Conference. Orlando. Workshop: Teacher professional development and website evaluation and curriculum integration.

Spring 1998

Menchaca, M. Fourth Annual Multicultural Education Conference. Sacramento. Presentation: Technologic equity on the Infobahn: Who will have access?

Other presentations and workshops

Summer 2012

Hoffman, E., & Menchaca, M. Accreditation and program reviews. 2012 Professors of Instructional Design and Technology (PIDT) Annual Conference, Denver, CO, May 21, 2012.

Summer 2012

Hoffman, E. & Menchaca, M. Academic job search tips. 2012 Professors of Instructional Design and Technology (PIDT) Annual Conference, Denver, CO, May 21, 2012.

Spring 2008

Menchaca, M California Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference, Burbank, CA. Workshop: Appropriate technology and resources for young children.

Spring 2008

Menchaca, M. St. Patrick’s Parent-Teacher Association. Honolulu, HI. Invited speaker: Beyond video games: Good choices for young children.

Fall 2007

Menchaca, M. College of Education, University of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI. Workshop: Supporting students synchronously: How to use audio-conferencing systems effectively.

Fall 2007

Menchaca, M. Hawaii Association of Middle Schools, Honolulu, HI. Workshop: Promoting Social Justice with Technology.

Spring 2007

Menchaca, M. National Network for Educational Renewal, Annual Think-Tank. Honolulu, Hawaii. Collaborative: Hawaii Institute for Educational Partnerships.

Fall 2006

Menchaca, M. College of Education, University of Hawaii. Online. Workshop: Teaching with Elluminate Live!

Fall 2003

Menchaca, M. Latinos and Technology Conference. Los Angeles. Expert Panel: Distance Learning Assessment.

Spring 2003

Menchaca, M. Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology Conference. Sacramento. Presentation: Incorporating Student Feedback to Redesign Online Courses.

Spring 2002

Menchaca, M. Nevada Educational Technology Leadership Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada. Hands-on Presentation: Professional Development and Technology Integration through Online Learning.

Spring 2001

Menchaca, M. Capitol Computer Using Educators Conference. Sacramento.Poster Session: An Internet-based Master’s in Educational Technology.

Spring 2000

Menchaca, M. Department of Teacher Education. Sacramento. Presentation: Technology Integration Resources on the Web.

Fall 1999

Menchaca, M. Teaching, Learning and Technology Assessment Subcommittee. Sacramento. Workshop: Assessment in online courses and the Flashlight process.

Spring 1999

Menchaca, M. Teaching, Learning and Technology Roundtable. Sacramento. Electronic poster session: Assessing achievement in distributed learning environments.

Consulting

3/06-8/06

Hawaii Department of Education, Kauai Complex

1/01-5/05

Sacramento County Office of Education. California Technology Assistance Project.

8/03-5/05

Woodland Joint Unified School District.

1/04-5/04

Pleasant Ridge Union School District.

3/95-2/99

San Juan Unified School District.

1/96-12/99

Optimum Learning Environment Project.

1/96-5/98

California Department of Education and Department of Developmental Services.

Research and Grants

3/06-8/06

Lead Trainer. 3 R’s for Tomorrow: Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships in Math, Science, and Technology. No Child Left Behind Mathematics, Science, and Technology Grant,Kauai, Hawaii. Barbara Baker, principal investigator.

8/01-7/02

Principal investigator. Educational Technology Academy (ETA). California Technology Assistance Project grant funded by California Department of Education

8/00-5/02

Co-principal investigator. Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers for Using Technology (PT3). U.S. Department of Education grant with California State University, Sacramento.

8/00-7/01

Faculty consultant. Educational Technology Academy (ETA). California Technology Assistance Project grant funded by California Department of Education.

8/00-5/05

Director. Microsoft Teacher Training Partnership Grant. Microsoft Corporation

Professional Memberships

2006-present

Pan-Pacific Distance Learning Association
     President, 2009 – 2010 and President-elect, 2007 – 2008

2006-present

Association for Education Communications and Technology

2004-present

Association for Advancement of Computers in Education

2001-present

National Council of La Raza

2000-present

American Educational Research Association

1998-2012

International Society for Technology in Education

1994-2005

Computer-Using Educators.
      Chair, Communications Committee, 2003 – 2005

Awards

2008

National Hawaiian Education Association Scholarship

2002

Merit award, Academic Talent Search

1997

The honor society of Phi Delta Kappa (initiated 1997)

1996

California State University Forgivable Loan / Doctoral Incentive Scholarship

1984

University of California at Berkeley Alumni Scholarship (Full)

1984

Virginia Smith Foundation Scholarship (Full)

Service Activities

Professional service, national and international

2007-2012

President-elect, President and Past-President, Pan-Pacific Distance Learning Association

2009-present

Reviewer for IEEE (CHUSER, ISBEIA, & ISIEA), SAGE, TCC, International Handbook of E-Learning, Journal of Online Learning and Technology, AERA, Computers & Education, Journal of the World Universities Forum, and Journal of Media and Communication Studies

2008-present

Editorial Reviewer, Distance Education, S. Naidu (ed.)

2006-present

Editorial Board, Proceedings of Technology, Colleges, & Community Worldwide Online Conference

2007-2008

Member, Microsoft Education Research Panel

2002-2012

Member, Ed Tech Action Network, International Society for Teacher Education

2002-2003

Participant, National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) roundtable, ISTE

1999-2001

Interactivity Manager, Ed’s Oasis web-based resources project (funded by AT&T)

Professional service, state and regional

2006-present

Judge, Hawai‘i State History Days, regional and state levels, student multimedia competition

2003-2005

Project team member, CSU System-wide (23 campuses) digital portfolio implementation team (selected by application through chancellor’s office)

2003-2005

Representative (elected), Communications Committee, Computer Using Educators

2003-2004

Co-chair (elected), Association for State Technology Using Teacher Educators

2003

Project team member, “Barriers to Active Learning Courses” project, Office of the Chancellor

2002

Consultant, Digital California Project (Internet2 connectivity)

2001-2003

Secretary (elected), Association for State Technology Using Teacher Educators

2001-2004

Advisory Board, California Technology Assistance Project, Region 3

Professional service, University of Hawai‘i

2013

Chair, Department of Educational Technology Personnel Committee

2013-present

Member, ETEC MEd Program Redesign Committee

2013-present

Collaborating with the Distance Course Design Group on online program design

2012

Member, College of Tropical, Agricultural, and Human Resources Hiring Committee for Distance Education specialist

2010-2012

Chair, Personnel Committee, College of Education Senate

2008-present

Coordinator, Certificate in Online Learning and Technology
(Note: Dr. Peter Leong served as coordinator during my sabbatical)

2008-2009

Vice-chair, College of Education Senate

2008

Member, ETEC Faculty Hiring Committee (Grace Lin)

2007

Member, ETEC Faculty Hiring Committee (Peter Leong)

2006-present

Coordinator, Online Masters in Educational Technology (OTEC) program
(Note: Dr. Peter Leong served as coordinator during my sabbatical)

2006

Member, IT Specialist hiring committee, Center for Disability Studies

2005-present

Convener, ETEC Online Programs Committee

2005-2012

Liaison to ITE, Elementary Education Childhood Education Committee

2009-present
2005-2009

Graduate Faculty, Chairing and advising doctoral candidates
Associate Graduate Faculty, Advising doctoral candidates

2005

Member ITS Specialist hiring committee, Technology and Distance Programs

2005-2006

Member, NCATE Diversity Committee

Professional service, California State University, Sacramento

2003-2005

College representative (elected), Academic Information Technology Committee

2003

Member, Teacher Education Faculty Hiring Committee (John Cowan)

2003-2005

Chair (elected), Graduate Program Area Group, Teacher Education

2002-2005

Coordinator (elected), Teacher Education Graduate Programs

2002-2004

College representative (elected), University Technology Assessment Committee, Teaching, Learning, and Technology Roundtable

2002-2004

Member, Research and Creativity Activity Committee

2002

Project member, “Technology Enabled Academic Programs/Projects,” Academic Vice President

2002-2004

Member, Pedagogy Enhancement Grant Subcommittee

2002-2003

Member, Electronic Portfolio Implementation Committee

2001-2005

Member, Political Awareness and Action Committee

2001-2004

Member, Future Scholars Program selection committee

2000-2005

Member, Teacher Education Technology Area Group

2000-2005

Member, Curriculum & Instruction Graduate Committee

2000-2002

Project director, Multiple Subjects Achievement Test (MSAT) online diagnostic system

2000-2001

Member, Department Advisory Council

Recent Community service

2013-2014

Instructor, Academic Talent Search, Summer Technology Camp, Sacramento, California

2011-2012

Instructor, Bergamo Montessori School, Digital Journalism, Sacramento, California

2008

Invited speaker, St. Patrick’s Parent Teacher Association annual meeting, (Honolulu, HI)

2005-2008

Coordinator, Aloha United Way Campaign

2005-2006

Member and parent liaison, Parent Teacher Committee, Montessori Community School

Foreign Languages

 

Fluent reading, writing, and speaking Spanish

 

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