Janet   Martinez

Lecturer II  

Office: BMAIN 1.306
Phone: (956) 882-5715
Email: janet.martinez@utrgv.edu

Dr. Janet Martinez

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Workforce demands for technology literacy
    • Workforce demands for technology literacy
    • The impact of technology in the cognitive development of children
    • Engaging technology tools and for instruction and assessment in an online environment
  • Education

    • PhD, Education, Walden University, 2008
    • MS, Computer Science, The University of Texas - Pan American, 2003
    • BS, Mathematics, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, 2001
  • Currently Teaching

    EDTC 6358 90L - Theory & Practice of E-Learnin:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    EDTC 3332 90L - Application Instructional Tech:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    EDTC 3325 90L - Computer Mediated Comm-Collabo:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    EDTC 3323 90L - Instructional Multimedia:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Janet Martinez, Catherine Faver, and Patricia Buhidar. "The RedRover Readers Program," Proceedings of the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley International Research Conference Monograph . July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2018.

  • Janet Martinez. "Navigating the Complexity of Blackboard ePortfolios," Proceedings of the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley International Research Conference Monograph . July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2017.

  • Janet Martinez. "El Impacto de la Integración de Tecnología en el Campo de la Educación," Hispanic Educational Technology Services VII, (November 2016).

  • Janet Martinez and Christopher Ledingham. "Language, access issues and other common issues and pitfalls in distance education," Proceedings of the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley International Research Conference Monograph . July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2016.

  • Janet Martinez. "The Technological Demands of Today’s Workforce," Academic Exchange Quarterly 13, no. 3 (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2009): 204.

  • Janet Martinez. Employers’ Satisfaction and Perceptions of the Technological Skills Required for the Workforce. ProQuest, 2008.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Janet Martinez. Transformative Practice through Technology Integration:  How to Leverage the CEP HSI Frames of Reference , UTRGV College of Education and P-16 Integration Hispanic Serving Institution Special Interest Groups (SIRG), $1,250.00 (September 15, 2017 - August 1, 2018)

  • Catherine Faver. An After School Literacy Program for English Language Learners , Dollar General Literacy Foundation, $3,990.00 (September 2017 - April 2018)

  • Janet Martinez. Faculty Fellowship in Service Learning, UTRGV Office of Engaged Scholarship and Learning, (January 2017 - August 2017)

  • Janet Martinez. ADVANCE Administration Fellowship, UTRGV Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity, (October 2016 - June 2017)



Selected Presentations


  • Janet Martinez, Christopher Ledingham, Catherine Faver, and Patricia Buhidar. "Humane Education for Undeserved and At Risk Children: Maximizing Resources through Academic-Community Partnerships," Association of Professional Humane Educators Conference 2018, APHE, Orlando, Fl (March 2018)

  • Janet Martinez, Catherine Faver, and Patricia Buhidar. "The RedRover Readers Program," International Research Conference of the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, NAHLS, South Padre Island, TX (October 2017)

  • Janet Martinez and Christopher Ledingham. "Education and Health Professions," Professional Career Exploration Day, Rancho Verde Elementary, Brownsville, TX (May 2017)

  • Janet Martinez, Patricia Buhidar, Yuliana De La Cruz, and Araceli Porras. "Community Engagement Panel," UTRGV Engaged Scholarship Symposium, UTRGV Engaged Scholarship and Learning Office, Edinburg, TX (April 2017)

  • Janet Martinez and Estella Garza. "How to Use Engagement Zone," Service Learning Cohort 2, UTRGV Continuing Professional Education Office, Brownsville, TX (April 2017)

  • Janet Martinez and Estella Garza. "How to Use Engagement Zone," Service Learning Cohort 1, UTRGV Continuing Professional Education Office, Brownsville, TX (April 2017)

  • Janet Martinez and Estella Garza. "Service Learning & How I Can Use it in the Classroom," General Faculty Development Program, UTRGV Office of the ViceProvost for Faculty Affairs, Brownsville, TX (March 2017)

  • Janet Martinez and Christopher Ledingham. "RedRover Reader Program Implementation," Conference on Academic Research in Education, Las Vegas, NV (January 2017)

  • Janet Martinez and Francisco Garcia. "The Use of Blackboard ePortfolios as an Alternative Summative Assessment Method for Hispanic Students," Texas Association for Bilingual Education Conference, TABE, South Padre Island, TX (January 2017)

  • Janet Martinez and Francisco Garcia. "Navigating the Complexity of Blackboard ePortfolios," International Research Conference of the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, NAHLS, South Padre Island, TX (October 2016)

Current Courses

EDTC 6358 90L - Theory & Practice of E-Learnin:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
EDTC 3332 90L - Application Instructional Tech:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
EDTC 3325 90L - Computer Mediated Comm-Collabo:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
EDTC 3323 90L - Instructional Multimedia:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses