David Sachs
iPace Liaison

E-mail: dsachs@pace.edu

School/College: Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
Department(s): Information Technology West
Primary Location: Goldstein Academic Center 324

Office Hours: (Fall 2016)

Office Phone:
+1 (914) 773-3319

Fax Phone: 914-763-9324


EdD, Columbia University, Teachers College, 1978

Educational Administration

M.Ed., Columbia University, Teachers College, 1977

Educational Administration

MA, New York University, 1970


BA, Colgate University, 1969


Scheduled Courses

Fall 2016:
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing
  • CIS 133: Social Media
  • CIS 133: Social Media
  • CIS 133: Social Media

View All Courses Taught
  • AIT 103: Online Seminar
  • AIT 107: Cmptr Applctns for Tlcmnctns
  • AIT 109: Broadband Essentials
  • AIT 111: AC/DC Electrical Circuits
  • AIT 113: Solid State Devices & Circuits
  • AIT 120: Bus & Tchncl Comm for Telecom
  • AIT 170: Basic Telephony & Voice Comm
  • AIT 196: Adv PC Applctn/Telecom: Access
  • AIT 196: Adv PC Applctn/Telecom: Excel
  • AIT 196: Adv PC Applctn/Telecom: Pwrpt
  • AIT 196: Adv PC Applctn/Telecom: Word
  • AIT 223: Dgtl & Mcrprcssr Fndmntls
  • AIT 231: Cabling Technology
  • AIT 235: Sgnl Transmissions for Telecom
  • AIT 241: Data Transmission Systems
  • AIT 245: Data & Emrgng Comm Technlgy
  • AIT 371: Fiber Optics
  • AIT 381: Emerging Broadband Tchnlgy
  • AIT 382: Voice Over IP Technologies
  • AIT 383: Emerging Wireless Technologies
  • CHE 105: Consumer Chemistry
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing
  • CIS 102: Tpc: Intro to Project Manager
  • CIS 133: Social Media
  • CIT 335: Creating w/the Interactive Web
  • CIT 481: Cpstn in Infrmtn Tchnlgy
  • CIT 490: Independent Study in Infor Tec
  • COM 221: Professional Communication
  • DCS 860: Topic: Assistive Technology
  • DCS 861: Scl Ntwrkng Opprtnts & Chllngs
  • ENG 110: Composition
  • ENG 120: Critical Writing
  • HIS 113: Wealth and American Culture
  • INT 196: Integrity Issues in Telecom
  • INT 196: Prior Learning Assessment
  • INT 196: Telecom Wrkrs/20th Cen Lbr His
  • IT 603: Overview of Infrmtn Security
  • IT 605: Database Management Systems
  • IT 607: System Dvlpmnt & Prjct Mgmnt
  • LIT 196: Tpc: Amer Det Fiction-Nactel
  • LIT 200: Global Crossings: Nactel
  • LIT 343: Contemporary Amrcn Literature
  • MAT 125: Technical Math 1
  • MGT 323: Orgnzl Bhvr & Virtual Entrprs
  • OIS 090: Topic: Academic Skills Sem (C)
  • PAA 690: Practicum
  • PSY 196: Topics in Psychology
  • PSY 256: Psy of Persnal Adjstmnt
  • PSY 323: Psychology of Learning
  • SCI 150: Astronomy
  • SOC 113: Dynamics of Change
  • TS 090: Tpc: Academic Skill Semnr
  • TS 313: Multimedia Applctn / Mcrcmptr
  • TS 314: Computer Operating Systems
  • TS 333: Plng Dsgn Implmtn & Evltn
  • TS 341: Networking Technologies
  • TS 351: Cmptr Hrdwre: Trblesht / Mntnc
  • TS 410: Innvtv Tech for Complex Issues
  • TS 652: Using Intrnt as Instrctl Tool
  • Research Interests

    Social media, telehealth, online education

    Awards and Honors

    • National Association of Counties - , May 1, 2016 - 2016 Achievement Award - NACo
    • National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, May 12, 2015 - Aging Achievement Award (to the TIPS Program)
    • The Sloan Consortium, October 30, 2014 - Sloan-C Fellow
    • NACTEL Board, May 20, 2014 - David Sachs Award


    • Westchester County - Channel 12 [TV], May 8 2014
      I was interviewed at a telehealth event at the Westchester County Center on May 8, 2014 about the new telehealth initiative that is being offered in Westchester County.


    • Association for Computing Machinery

    Contract, Grants, and Sponsored Research

    • Sachs, D. & Coppola, J. (2014, June 1). Telehealth Intervention Programs for Seniors (TIPS). Weinberg Foundation , Private , $1,385,000.00 . Funded,
    • Sachs, D. & Coppola, J. (2016, January 1). ITIPS - Expanding the TIPS Project. AARP - American Association of Retired Persons , Private , $150,000.00 . Funded,This project will provide funds to expand the TIPS program to include 3 additional sites - 2 in Westchester and 1 in Scranton PA, along with funding for additional hardware.


    McHaney, R. & Sachs, D. (2016, September). Appendix A: Web 2.0 and Social Media Applications. Web 2.0 and Social Media: Business in a Connected World. Frederiksburg, Denmark: Ventus Publishing. (Issue 3rd ) , pages 313. http://www.bookboon.com

    Coppola, J., Shin, N., Sachs, D., Gaur, C., Gaur, D., , N. P., Moffit, G., Kravette, K. & DeRoss, A. (2013, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Usability and Benefits of Telehealth Pilot for Older Adults: Via a Service-Learning Technology Partnership. Communications of the International Information Management Association Conference (IIMA). Vol 13 (Issue 4)

    Farrell, B., Hale, N. & Sachs, D. An Ethnographic Pilot Study Exploring the Future ELearning. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks.


    Sachs, D. (2015, May 4). American Telemedicine Association 2015 Annual Conference. The Impact of Technology As A Game Changer in Chronic Disease Management. American Telemedicine Association, Los Angeles, CA

    Sachs, D. (2015, March 15). American Society on Aging Annual Conference. A Model Assistive Intergenerational Telehealth Program for Older Adults. Chicago, Illinois

    Coppola, J., Sachs, D., Hauser, H. & Phipps, C. (2014, October). Collaborative Age: Integration Across the Disciplines. TIPS - An Innovative Intergenerational Telehealth Program: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Older Adults & Caregivers. State Society on Aging, NYC, NY

    Sachs, D. (2014, September 8). American Telemedicine Association 2014 Fall Forum. Emerging Technologies & Innovations for Chronic Health Management. American Telemedicine Association, Palm Desert, CA

    Sachs, D. & Coppola, J. (2014, May 8). Telehealth Conference. Telehealth Overview. Westchester County, Tarrytown, NY

    Farrell, B., Hale, N. & Sachs, D. (2013, November 20). ALN - International meeting. ALN Corporate SIG session. SLOAN C, Orlando, FL

    Sachs, D. & Coppola, J. (2013, March 15). American Society on Aging Annual Conference. Telehealth Overview. American Society on Aging, San Diego CA

    Farrell, B., Sachs, D. & Hale, N. (2012, October). Sloan-C conference (Orlando): Featured Session presenter . How the Other Half Learns: Innovative Trends in Corporate Online Learning. Sloan-C conference (Orlando), Orlando FL

    Hale, N., Hunter, A., Mayadas, F., Farrell, B. & Sachs, D. (2012, April). 9th Annual 2012 Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop: Perfecting the Blend. An Ethnographic Study Exploring Workforce Trends in Developing and Delivering Blended and Online Education.

    Farrell, B., Hale, N. & Sachs, D. (2012, February). Pace University - Best Practices Conference. Top Online School Ranking – US News and World Report. Pace, New York


    • Seidenberg TAP Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: I am working with other faculty to review candidates who are up for tenure or promotion.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: We will provide recommendations about promotion and tenure to the Dean and to the University TAP committee.
    • Seidenberg Dean's Search Committee [Other]
      Desc: I served as Faculty co-chair of this committee.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: The search ended successfully in June 2016 with the appointment of a new Dean.
    • Seidenberg Faculty Search Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: I am a member of the committee that is searching for new faculty members for the Seidenberg School.
    • Seidenberg Restructuring Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: I am one of four members of the Seidenberg Restructuring Committee. We are working to develop a plan to reduce Seidenberg expenses and to develop new programs.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: The committee will deliver a report to the Provost and others about how to cut costs and how to increase revenue.


    • Seidenberg Dean Search Committee [Committee Chair]
      Desc: I was co-chair of the Seidenberg Dean Search Committee in Spring 2016.
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: The key accomplishment is that we were able to select a new Dean for the School.
    • Victor Goldsmith Review Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: I worked with the members of this committee to evaluate Victor Goldsmith and the Office of Sponsored Research
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: We completed the evaluation in a timely fashion.