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Blackboard Classic STAR Report Winter 2010-2011

Drexel professors are utilizing Blackboard Classic in their course sections and this activity spans many academic disciplines. IRT developed a "STAR Report" (recall the Morningstar Report rationale for evaluating mutual funds in a clear, understandable, manner). This STAR Report is based on metrics focused on engagement, content, features, and organization.

Metrics in each section indicate levels of:

    Student log-ins
    Student online time
    Assessment elements
    Discussion topics
    Content files
    Course complexity/design

NOTE: Other professors utilize other systems; this STAR Report focuses on Bb Classic users.

The following professors topped the report in their respective colleges or schools.

Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Chad Bauman PT Tech & Marketing Of Arts AADM-770-900 OL
Thomas Borrup PT Community Cultural Planning AADM-755-900 OL
Jean Brody FT Mangement Techniques In Arts AADM-751-900 OL
Celeste DiNucci PT Writing for the Arts AADM-510-900 OL
Naomi Grabel PT International Cultural Policy AADM-660-900 OL
John Walp PT HR Mgmt in the Arts AADM-731-900 OL

Bennett S. LeBow College of Business

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
W Bureau FT Leadership & Professional Development ORGB-625-600 F2F
Salvatore Falletta FT Leadership & Professional Development ORGB-625-900 OL
David Ozag PT Measuring/Maximizing Fin Perf BUSN-501-900 OL
Lisa Schulkind PT Essentials of Economics BUSN-502-600 F2F

College of Arts and Sciences

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Alexander Friedlander PT Message Design and Evaluation COM-620-950 OL
Marlin Killen PT Strategies for OL Learning AS-I-180-950 OL
Marlin Killen FT Abnormal Psychology PSY-240-950 OL
Robert Powell PT Cultural Diversity: Intro Cultural Anthropology ANTH-101-950 OL
Cynthia Rickards FT Social Problems SOC-115-950 OL
Adam Rickert PT Mathematical Analysis III MATH-183-900 OL
Kathy Yang PT Mathematical Analysis I MATH-181-900 OL

College of Nursing and Health Professions

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Susan Burke FT Pediatric Pharmacology NURS-646-900 F2F
Paul Clements FT Evidence Based Approaches to Practice NURS-527-901 OL
Norman Council PT Life-Span Human Development BACS-100-900 F2F
Jane Fedorczyk FT Nerve Injuries of Upper Qtr PTRS-769-901 F2F
Sandra Friedman PT Health Assessment NURS-346-902 OL
Stephen Gambescia FT Non-profits and Health Care HSAD-331-901 OL
Noel Goodstadt FT Extremity Rehabilitation PTRS-766-901 F2F
Kimberly McClellan PT Pharmacology for WHNP NURS-682-900 OL
Robert Mele FT Advanced Pathophysiology NURS-548-900 OL
Robert Mele FT Physiology PHGY-325-900 OL
Kimberlee Montgomery FT Care of Women/Family Obs Needs I NURS-692-900 OL
Kimberlee Montgomery FT FNP III: Primary Care of Women NURS-578-501 F2F
Catherine Morse FT Pharm for Acute Care NP NURS-554-901 OL
Catherine Morse FT Adult Acute Care NP III NURS-572-900 OL
Cheryl Portwood FT Bldng  & Ldng High Perf HC Org NURS-563-900 OL
Alicemarie Poyss FT Health Assessment NURS-346-901 OL
Judith Reishtein FT Evid Based Approaches to Prac NURS-527-900 OL
Stephanie Ross FT Clinical Aromatherapy CIT-600-900 OL
Stephanie Ross FT Holistic Living CIT-503-900 OL
Donna Sabella FT Research Basis of Nursing NURS-330-901 & 902 OL
Susan Shirato PT Health Assessment NURS-346-900 OL

Goodwin College of Professional Studies

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Ralph DeFrangesco PT Network Administration II CT-330-900 OL
Brandon Dorfman PT Strategies: Lifelong Learning CAT-200-900 OL
Cynthia Orth PT Operating Sys Arch II CT-360-900 OL
Ann Solan FT Comm for Professionals PRST-501-900 OL

Information Science and Technologies

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Robert Allen FT Distrib Comput & Networking INFO-614-900 OL
Joseph Armetta PT Intro to Web Design INFO-552-900 OL
Chaomei Chen FT Information Visualization INFO-633-900 OL
Catherine Collins FT Managing Information Orgs INFO-640-901 & 902 OL
Catherine Collins FT Collection Management INFO-665-900 & 902 OL
Belinha De Abreu FT Resources for Young Adults INFO-684-900 OL
Belinha De Abreu FT Information Users and Services INFO-521-901 OL
Wei Ding PT Information Architecture INFO-658-900 OL
Peter Grillo FT NURS Informatics for BSN Comp INFO-404-900 OL
Buzz Haughton PT Cataloging & Classification INFO-660-901 OL
Thomas Heverin PT NURS Informatics for BSN Comp INFO-404-901 OL
Martha Heyman PT Content Representation INFO-622-900 OL
Natalie Lenhart PT NURS Informatics for BSN Comp INFO-404-904 OL
Jiexun Li FT Intro to Database Management INFO-605-900 OL
Linda Marion FT Social Context of Info Prof INFO-520-902 OL
Morris, Vanessa FT Intro to Web Design INFO-552-901 & 902 OL
Jung-Ran Park FT Cataloging & Classification INFO-660-900 OL
Thomas Park PT NURS Informatics for BSN Comp INFO-404-902 OL
Susanne Sacchetti PT Info Access & Resources INFO-522-900 OL
Paulina Sockolow FT Info Inn & Tech: Adv Nurs Prac INFO-526-901 OL
Thomas Swanson PT Concepts in Artificial Intell INFO-629-901 OL
Deborah Turner FT Managing Information Orgs INFO-640-903 OL
Heather Willever-Farr PT NURS Informatics for BSN Comp INFO-404-903 OL
Kathleen Williams PT Info Inn & Tech: Adv Nurs Prac INFO-526-904 OL
Valerie Yonker FT Research in Info Orgs INFO-515-900 OL

School of Education

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Donald Barrett PT Current Rsrch Curric & Inst EDUC-524-903 OL
Kristen Betts FT Higher Ed Career Development EDHE-606-901 OL
Anna Elena Bogardus PT Math: Methods & Content EDUC-218-900 OL
Barbara Cassel PT Low Incident Disabilities EDUC-550-900 OL
Lavonnie Claybon PT Current Rsrch Curric & Inst EDUC-524-904 OL
Shannon Corey PT The Inclusive Classroom EDUC-544-900 OL
Shannon Corey PT Special Education Foundations EDUC-142-900 OL
Nancy Daly PT Fundamentals of Special Educ EDUC-542-903 & 904 OL
Hope Deeden PT The Inclusive Classroom EDUC-544-903 OL
Anthony Degatano PT Current Rsrch Curric & Inst EDUC-524-901 OL
 Sunda Dierkes PT Consulting/Leadership Coaching EHRD-600-901 OL
Brenda Eaton-Shadie PT Pervasive Develop Disorders EDUC-551-901 OL
Megan Elwood PT The Inclusive Classroom EDUC-544-901 & 902 OL
Lora Furman PT Higher Ed Career Development EDHE-606-900 OL
Rajashi Ghosh FT Principles of Adult Education EDHE-660-900 OL
Rajashi Ghosh FT Consulting/Leadership Coaching EHRD-600-900 OL
Deanna Hill PT Higher Education Co-op I EDHE-715-902 OL
Christina Kingham PT Adolescent Literacy EDUC-775-905 OL
Frederick Loomis FT Stratg Ed Success EDHE-664-900 OL
Robin Lynch PT Current Rsrch Curric & Inst EDUC-524-902 OL
Patricia Maloney PT Proposals & Sponsored Projects EDHE-634-900 OL
Robert McGee PT Focus on World Geography EDUC-512-900 OL
Chike McLoyd PT Diversity and Today's Teacher EDUC-516-900 OL
Michel Miller FT Low Incident Disabilities EDUC-550-901 OL
John Morris PT Using/Integrat Learn Tech EDUC-802-600 F2F
Simone Pusey PT Pervasive Develop Disorders EDUC-551-900 OL
Max Ray PT On-Line Mentoring I MTED-611-900 OL
Melissa Rizzuto PT Multi-Media Instruc Desgn EDUC-525-901 OL
Donna Schnupp PT Multimedia Instruc Desgn EDUC-325-900 & 906 OL
Jennifer Schweikert PT Fundamentals of Special Educ EDUC-542-900 & 901 OL
Jason Silverman FT Mathematics: Method & Content EDUC-518-900 OL
Cathy Skidmore PT The Inclusive Classroom EDUC-544-904 OL
Sharon Sorkin PT Fundamentals of Special Educ EDUC-542-902 OL
Elaine Watson PT Cult Hist Significance of Math EDUC-528-900 OL

School of Public Health

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Dennis Gallagher FT Public Policy PBHL-650-001 F2F
Hernando Perez FT Environmental Health PBHL-640-001 F2F