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Conferences, Presentation, & Publications


The Unexpected Transition to Remote Learning and What’s Ahead for Fall: a Conversation. Inside Higher Ed Webinar, Panelist. May 19, 2020 


Online ER Transition Triage. Texas Distance Learning Association (TXDLA) webinar presentation, co-presenter April 28 2020 

Online ER: Transition Triage" co-presenter, CITE Mini-Symposium hosted by HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College April 24, 2020

Lightning Round – A Different Approach to Retention,  NACADA Global - International Conference –Brussels, Belgium. July 9, 2019


What Your Faculty Think About Technology-Enabled Education, co-presenter, Innovations Conference, League of Innovation, New York City, NY, February 24, 2019


G-localization: a Local-Oriented Campus. Opportunities and Challenges, Association of International Education Administrators, San Francisco, CA, January 21, 2019

Cultivating Leadership from Inside and Out. The United States Distance Learning Association’s International Forum for Women in ELearning, San Antonio, TX. November 28 – November 30, 2018


Media Literacy, Fake News from a Globalization Lens, co-panelist, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, October 18, 2018

“Enhancing Student Success through Innovation, Communication and Technology”, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), Indianapolis, IN  May 2018


“Enhancing Student Success Through Innovation, Technology and Accountability”, League for Innovation, National Harbor, MD, co-presenter March 20, 2018


“Teaching in the 21st Century: Best Practices” Adjunct Faculty Institute, Mercer County Community College, January 13, 2018


“Whose Responsibility is it to Ensure Student Success” 97th AACC Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, co-presenter with Dr. Jianping Wang, President of Mercer County Community College April 2017

 “Media Literacy” Dr. Paul Winkler Educators’ Conference, Mercer County Holocaust Genocide Resource Center and the NJ Commission on Holocaust Education June 2017

 “Globalization in Higher Education” Best Practices Engaging Learners Conference, Mercer County Community College. co-presenter August 2017

TechTalk, “PlayPosit – Interactive Video” Engaging Learners in the 21st Century Conference, MCCC, West Windsor, NJ August 2017


This book aims to raise awareness, questions and suggestions based on examples of courageous leadership that support retention and completion agendas but more so visionary and actionable approaches to ensure student success. 



 “Using the LMS as a Transformational Tool” NJEdge- New Jersey November 2016

2015 ISTE Conference: International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), Philadelphia, PA


2015 EDULearn15, 7th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, SPAIN


2014 AECT- The Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Jacksonville, FL

Conference Development

Organizer, Global Opportunities Conference, Mercer County Community College, March 29, 2019 

Building the Future Workforce through Public Private Partnerships Conference - co-organizer with New Jersey Business & Industry Association, March 6, 2019

Organizer, Leaders Symposium, Mercer County Community College, October 10, 2018

Co-Organizer, President’s Leadership Academy, Mercer County Community College, October 2018-June 2019

Student Success Coach Retreat - May 2018 - Professional Development - supported by the NJ Center for Student Success grant

Co-Organizer, MCCC- Susan G. Komen Community Partnership Event, James Kerney Campus, Mercer County Community College, March 28, 2018

Co-Organizer, President’s Leadership Academy, Mercer County Community College September 2017 - June 2018

Organizer, Leaders Symposium, Mercer County Community College, October 6, 2017

Organizer, Success Coach Retreat, Mercer County Community College, February 2, 2018

Organizer, Global Opportunities Conference, Mercer County Community College, November 10, 2017


Salas, A. (2016) Literature Review of Faculty-Perceived Usefulness of Instructional Technology in Classroom Dynamics. Contemporary Educational Technology. 7, 2, 174-186

Salas, A., & Moller, L. (2015).  The Value of Voice Thread in Online Learning. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 16(1), 11-24.


Salas, A. (2014). How VoiceThread impacts education and learning. Eye Magazine (The International Academic Forum), 5. Retrieved from


Salas, A. (2012, Sep 03). VOICETHREAD: Culture enhances language learning in higher education. The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, 22, 8-10. Retrieved from


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