Higher Education

Tech vs. Teach: Teamwork Gives Students the Best Chance at Success

A panel discussion featuring Senior Instructional Technologist, Mauricio Cadavid, joined by an experienced career counselor and students from Cal State San Bernardino

Finding and adopting the right technology are important steps towards ensuring your graduates are ready for their chosen careers. The wider a solution is implemented across a campus, the greater the potential benefits for students and faculty alike.

Watch this on-demand conversation with a senior instructional technologist joined by a career counselor and recent graduates who will talk about effective technology and how it translates into success after graduation.

In this free webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Why adopting effective technology solutions should be a campuswide priority
  • What career centers can do to leverage technology to help students find jobs that stick
  • How technology benefits graduates in the long term

Mauricio Cadavid

Dr. Mauricio Cadavid is the Sr. Instructional Designer with Academic Technologies and Innovation at CSUSB. Dr. Cadavid has a BA in Psychology (2004), MA in Education, in Reading/Language Arts (2008), and an EdD in Educational Leadership and Curriculum (2017). This year he completed 17 years as an Instructional Designer with Academic Technologies and Innovation, during which time he has been the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award (2007) and the President's Service Award (2017) as well as being recognized as an expert in the field of online learning. Currently, Dr. Cadavid is actively engaged in the assessment of quality design and instruction through the Quality of Learning and Teaching program (QLT) as well as serving as an internal evaluator for Quality Matters (QM). He has also written educational scholarship and presented at national and international conferences. His topics of interest include Adult Learning, Project-Based Learning, Educational Technology, Information Technology, and Reading Education. Aside from being an instructional designer, he has taught courses for Undergraduate Studies, at the College of Extended and Global Education, The College of Education Master's Program, and currently in the Information and Decision Sciences department.

Sarai Maldonado

Sarai Maldonado is a proud fellow Yote from CSU San Bernardino with a Bachelor's in Sociology, and she obtained her Masters’s in Business Administration from the University of Redlands. She is an equity-minded professional dedicated to guiding underrepresented diverse populations to design their personal and professional careers by developing lifelong skill sets and experiential learning experiences. She focuses on creating an inclusive work environment that supports staff, faculty, administrators, leadership, and industry to bridge the ever-changing workforce needs. Sarai served in various leadership roles, including Interim Director, NASPA Extended Learning Subcommittee, and Chapter Advisor for the Sorority Sigma Pi Alpha.