Maria R. Altobello, Ed.D.

Dean, College of Graduate and Professional Studies

Maria Altobello Bio Photo

 

B.S., Business Administration, Universidad Metropolitana

M.B.A., Nova Southeastern University


C.S.S., Finance and Control, Harvard University

A.L.M., Information Technology (Software Engineering), Harvard University

Ed.D., Instructional Technology and Distance Education, Nova Southeastern University

Phone: (603) 647-3530
Email:  

Courses Taught
  • Data Communications and Network Technologies
  • Database Technologies
  • Distributed Computing
  • eCommerce
  • Emerging Network Technologies
  • Managerial Communications
  • Management Information Systems
  • Operating Systems for Information Managers
  • Systems Analysis and Design
Research Interests & Expertise Areas
  • Adult Learners
  • Information Technology
  • Instructional Technologies
  • Quality in Distance Education

Honors & Awards

2015: Bruce Chaloux Memorial Scholarship

2008: Phi Gamma Sigma Honor Society

1997: Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society


Publications and Presentations

Publications:

Garcia, M. R. (2007, November).  Quality in distance education:  Perceptions in private liberal arts universities.  In R. Revetria, A. Cecchi, V. Mladenov, & A. Zemliak (Eds.), New horizons in education and educational (pp. 52-57). Proceedings of the 6th WSEAS International Conference on Education and Educational technology (EDU '07). Venice, Italy.

Garcell, E., Garcia, M. R., Glogauer, N., & Hobson, D. (2007).  Quality in distance education:  A triple perspective.  Distance Learning, 4(4), 19-28.

Garcia, M. R. (2004).  The Role of leadership in lifelong learning.  Adult Learning, 15(3-4), 28-29.

Invited Reviews:

Author Unknown.  Operating Systems Design and Implementation of the MTX Operating System.  Burlington, MA:  Jones & Bartlett.  Blind review conducted in 2014.

Turban, E., King, D., Lee, J., Ting-Peng, L., & , Turban, D.  (2014).  Electronic Commerce 2014.  New York:  Irwin.  Review conducted in 2012.

O’Brien, J. & Marakas, G.  (2010).  Management Information Systems.  New York:  Irwin.

Bidgoli, H. (Ed.).  (2003).  The Internet Encyclopedia, 3 Volume Set.  New York:  John Wiley & Sons.

Presentations:

2017, Where There’s a Will
Annual International Conference – Center for Adult and Experiencial Learning – (CAEL) – Upcoming in November
San Diego, California

2015, Role Reversal:  When the Teacher Becomes the Student
Annual International Conference – Online Learning Consortium – (OLC)
Orlando, Florida

2015, Annual Recertification:  Building Faculty Learning Communities
Teaching Professor Conference
Atlanta, Georgia

2007, Quality in Distance Education:  Perceptions in Private Liberal Arts Universities
International Conference on Education and Education Technology – WSEAS
Venice, Italy

2007, Seminar on Business Ethics
New England Center for Civic Life – FranklinPierce University
Rindge, New Hampshire

2004, On Leadership, Gurus, and Virtual Libraries
American Association of Colleges and Universities – AAC&U
Chicago, Illinois


Conferences Attended

  • AAC&U – 2003
  • IACBE – 2013, 2012
  • NEASC – 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
  • NHCUC – 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001
  • NHWHEL – 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • OLC – 2015
  • Teacher Professor Conference – 2015
  • WSEAS - 2007

Grants Received

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Center for Adult and Experiential Learning

 

Service

  • Alpha Sigma Lambda Eta Rho Chapter
  • Deans’ Think Tank
  • NEASC Decennial Self-Study Steering Committee
  • Sigma Beta Delta Local Chapter