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Berta Hayes Capo

Berta Capo
Assistant Professor
Department of Education
(954) 262-8526


  • EdD, Instructional Technology and Distance Education, Nova Southeastern University

Berta Hayes Capo is a Nova Southeastern University graduate and was conferred the doctoral degree in Instructional Technology and Distance Education in August of 2011. Berta is a veteran Miami-Dade County science teacher with over 22 years of classroom teaching experience. Berta became a full-time faculty member of Nova Southeastern University's Fischler College of Education in August of 2012 and is presently a member of the Graduate Teacher Education Program. She teaches multiple courses in education at the Master’s and Educational Specialist level, predominately in the area of Science Education. She also teaches Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education at the Doctoral level.

Research areas are Web 2.0, Digital Storytelling, Digital Native/Digital Immigrant, and STEM/STEAM Education.

Professional Interests

  • Technology and education:
  • Instructional design:
  • Interested in developing positive school cultures:
  • Professional Learning Communities (PLC):
  • Dynamics of Global Education systems:
  • Research in the area of PreK through 12 STEM education:
  • Factors that affect underrepresented students in PreK through 12 STEM education:
  • Teacher Leadership


“Web 2.0 Technologies for Classroom Instruction:
High School Teachers’ Perceptions and Adoption Factors”
Berta Hayes Capo, Ed.D.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Anymir Orellana, Ed.D.
Nova Southeastern University

Quarterly Review of Distance Education
2012, Volume #12, Issue #4

“The Digital Story:  Designing Professional
Development in Technology Integration for Teachers” 
Berta Hayes Capo, Ed.D.
International Journal of Designs for Learning
2012, Volume 4, Issue 1 

“A Call for Visionary Leaders: Developing Globally Competitive U.S.
STEM Schools”
Roxanne Molina and Berta Capo
Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) Newsletter 
Spring 2013                            

Building an Online Learning Community for Technology Integration in Education

Jennifer Reeves, Ph.D.; Jason Karp, Ed.D; Gabriela Mendez, Ph.D.; Julie Alemany, Ed.D.; Maureen McDermott, Ed.D.; Jia Borror, Ed.D.; Berta Capo, Ed.D.; and Charlie Schlosser, Ph.D. 

Florida Distance Learning Association

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