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STAR Report Fall 2011-2012

Drexel professors are utilizing Blackboard Classic in their course sections and this activity spans many academic disciplines. Drexel IT 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
Elizabeth Bentley-Smith PT Arts Administration Seminar AADM-750-900 OL
Margaret Hasse PT Strategic Planning/Evaluation AADM-710-900 OL
Susan Matyas PT Writing for the Arts AADM-510-900 OL
John McCann PT Leadership in the Arts AADM-720-900 OL
Madeleine Riley PT Introduction to Music MUSC-130-900 OL
Allison Trimarco White PT Audience Development AADM-670-900 OL

Bennett S. LeBow College of Business

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Jose Chavez FT Leading Effective Orgs ORGB-631-600 F2F
Shannon Gary PT Leading Effective Orgs ORGB-631-911 OL
Marina Puzakova PT Intro Marketing Mgmt MKTG-301-900 OL

College of Arts and Sciences

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Michael Daniel FT Fundamentals of Mathematics MATH-100-900 OL
Marlin Killen FT Industrial Psychology PSY-250-950 OL
Lawrence Souder PT Sem; Ethics for Public Comm COM-880-951 OL
David Stoff PT Drugs & Human Behavior PSY-310-950 OL
Errol Sull PT Analytical Writing and Reading ENGL-103-900 OL

College of Nursing and Health Professions

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Maria Benedetto FT Motor Control & Learning Rehab PTRS-650-901 OL
Susan Burke FT FNP I:Prim Cr Inf, Chil & Adol NURS-575-001 F2F
Sharon Byrne FT Primary Care for WHNP NURS-680-900 OL
Norman Council PT Life-Span Human Development BACS-100-900 & 901 OL
Ruth Devereaux PT Foundations of CIT CIT-502-900 OL
Jane Fedorczyk FT Foundations in Hand Therapy PTRS-767-901 OL
Sandra Friedman FT Health Assessment NURS-346-901 & 903 OL
Cynthia Little FT Methods for Health Research RSCH-523-900 OL
Elizabeth McCarthy PT Evid Based Approaches to Prac NURS-527-901 & 902 OL
Robert Mele FT Advanced Pathophysiology NURS-548-900 OL
Robert Mele FT Advanced Physiology NURS-520-900 OL
Kimberlee Montgomery FT Mgmt/Care of Wmn Gyn Needs II NURS-691-900 OL
Catherine Morse FT Adult Acute Care NP II NURS-571-900 OL
Patricia Riccio PT Evid Based Approaches to Prac NURS-527-900 OL
Patricia Riccio PT Methods for Health Research RSCH-523-901 & 902 OL
Michelle Sahl FT Intro to Health-Systems Admin HSAD-310-900 OL
Louise Ward FT Health Assessment NURS-346-900 OL
Cecilia Younger PT Intro to Biostatistics RSCH-519-904 OL
Vincent Zarro PT Advanced Pharmacology NURS-549-902 OL

Information Science and Technologies

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Joseph Armetta PT Intro to Web Design INFO-552-902 OL
Beverly Buckta PT Foundations of Info Systems INFO-530-906 OL
Margaret Carroll PT Managing Information Orgs INFO-640-901 OL
Gregory Carter PT Social Context of Info Prof INFO-520-902 OL
Chaomei Chen FT Applied Data Management INFO-153-A F2F
Yungrang Cheng PT Research in Info Orgs INFO-515-902 OL
Lera Chitwood PT Information Services In Orgs INFO-643-901 OL
Catherine Collins FT Managing Information Orgs INFO-640-900 OL
Catherine Collins FT Collection Management INFO-665-900 OL
Prudence Dalrymple FT Nursing Informatics INFO-204-A F2F
Zorana Ercegovac PT Info Access & Resources INFO-522-903 OL
Margaret Fortino PT Info Inn & Tech: Adv Nurs Prac INFO-526-901 OL
Edwin Greenlee PT Legal Research INFO-681-900 OL
Peter Grillo FT NURS Informatics for BSN Comp INFO-404-900 OL
Peter Grillo FT Foundations of Info Systems INFO-530-901 & 902 OL
Melissa Harvey PT Info Access & Resources INFO-522-901 OL
Thomas Heverin PT NURS Informatics for BSN Comp INFO-404-901 OL
Martha Heyman PT Content Representation INFO-622-901 OL
Xiaohua Hu FT Intro to Database Management INFO-605-901 OL
Thomas Karel PT Collection Management INFO-665-901 OL
Weimao Ke FT Information Retrieval Systems INFO-624-901 OL
Rebekah Kilzer PT Metadata & Resource Descript INFO-662-901 OL
Linda Marion FT Social Context of Info Prof INFO-520-900 OL
Linda Marion FT Information Users and Services INFO-521-900 & 901 OL
John Martin PT Healthcare Informatics INFO-648-900 OL
Mark Matienzo PT Digital Preservation INFO-756-900 OL
Katherine McCain FT Info Access & Resources INFO-522-001 & 900 OL
Alison Miller PT Digital Reference Srvcs INFO-740-900 OL
Vanessa Morris FT Intro to Web Design INFO-552-901 OL
Jung-Ran Park FT Cataloging & Classification INFO-660-900 & 901 OL
Michelle Rogers FT Healthcare Informatics INFO-648-901 OL
Scot Silverstein PT Org & Soc Issues Hlthcare Info INFO-731-900 OL
Il-Yeol Song FT Applied Database Technologies INFO-607-900 OL
Jennifer Sweeney PT Information Users and Services INFO-521-903 OL
Deborah Turner FT Managing Information Orgs INFO-640-902 OL
Kristene Unsworth PT US Government Information INFO-680-900 OL
Rosina Weber FT Knowledge Base Systems INFO-612-900 OL
Heather Willever-Farr PT NURS Informatics for BSN Comp INFO-404-903 OL
Kathleen Williams PT Info Inn & Tech: Adv Nurs Prac INFO-526-902 OL
Valerie Yonker FT Foundations of Info Systems INFO-530-903 OL
Sarah Zach FT Competitive Intelligence INFO-678-900 OL

Goodwin College of Professional Studies

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Frank Christopian PT Comm for Professionals PRST-501-900 OL
David Comroe PT Disaster Recovery CT-415-900 OL
David Comroe PT IT Security II CT-420-900 OL
Brandon Dorfman PT Strategies: Lifelong Learning CAT-200-900 OL
Nathan Gundrum PT Real Estate Valuation & Analysis REAL-576-951 OL
Constantine Katsinis FT Server II CT-320-900 OL
Tzipora Katz PT Web Development I CT-230-900 OL
James Lutz PT Corp Sponsor Sales in Sport SMT-611-951 OL
John Mosley PT Network Administration I CT-140-900 OL
Cynthia Orth PT Operating Sys Arch II CT-360-602 OL
Amarnath Pallavaram PT Web Development I CT-230-901 HY
Ann Solan FT Appl Organizational Research CAT-360-900 OL
Glenna Twing PT Commerical Property Management PRMT-675-900 OL
Daniel Walmsley PT Linux I CT-210-900 OL

School of Education

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Katharine Beals PT Comm & Lang Int: ASD EDEX-560-900 OL
Joseph Black PT Foundations of HRD EHRD-500-600 F2F
Barbara Cassel PT Emotional & Behavioral Support EDUC-548-901 OL
Ellen Clay FT Geometry & Spatial Reasoning MTED-502-900 OL
Maria Conner PT High Incident Disabilities EDUC-549-901 OL
Shannon Corey PT The Inclusive Classroom EDUC-544-902 OL
Shannon Corey PT Inclus Prac for Excep Students EDUC-244-900 OL
Shannon Corey PT Fundamentals of Special Educ EDUC-542-902 OL
Nancy Daly PT Fundamentals of Special Educ EDUC-542-903 OL
Nancy Daly PT Literacy & Content Skill Devel EDUC-546-901 OL
Megan Elwood PT Spec Ed: Methods & Practices EDUC-553-900 OL
Megan Elwood PT Literacy & Content Skill Devel EDUC-246-900 OL
Salvatore Falletta FT Quant Resrch/Data Analysis EDUC-835-600 HY
David Fischer PT Teaching Secondary Mathematics EDUC-519-900 OL
Robert Francis PT Managing Campus Operations EDHE-602-901 OL
Stephen Freund PT Learning Leadership in Orgs EHRD-650-600 F2F
Diane Frisco PT Literacy & Content Skill Devel EDUC-546-903 OL
Megan Fritz PT Multimedia Instruc Desgn EDUC-325-900 OL
Rajashi Ghosh FT Foundations of HRD EHRD-500-900 OL
Rajashi Ghosh FT Learning Leadership in Orgs EHRD-650-900 OL
Jennifer Grocki PT Literacy & Content Skill Devel EDUC-546-900 OL
Francis Harvey FT Globalization & Educ Change EDGI-512-900 OL
Claire Hughes PT The Inclusive Classroom EDUC-544-900 OL
Diane Lang PT Child Development I EDUC-120-900 OL
Frederick Loomis FT Diversity in Higher Education EDHE-669-900 OL
Constance Lyttle FT Special Education Processes EDUC-547-001 & 901 OL
Robert McGee PT Focus on World Geography EDUC-512-900 OL
Gregory Nayor PT Intro to Research Methods EDHE-714-902 OL
Deborah Popson PT Instr & Curric Sped EDEX-712-900 OL
Simone Pusey PT Beh & Sensory Sup ASD EDEX-562-900 OL
Katherine Rhee PT Mathematics: Method & Content EDUC-518-902 OL
Jennifer Schweikert PT Fundamentals of Special Educ EDUC-542-900 & 901 OL
Jason Silverman FT Cult Hist Significance of Math EDUC-528-900 OL
Jason Silverman FT Diagnosing Stud Math Thinking MTED-601-900 OL
Cathy Skidmore PT The Inclusive Classroom EDUC-544-901 OL
Cathy Skidmore PT Special Education Processes EDUC-547-900 OL
Janet Sloand PT High Incident Disabilities EDUC-549-900 OL
Cheryl Temple PT Int Tech for Learn & Achv EDUC-552-900 OL
Sheila Vaidya FT Diagnostic Teaching EDUC-323-900 OL
Richard Van Heertum PT History & Theory of Comp Educ EDGI-504-902 OL
Kenneth Voss PT Quant Resrch/Data Analysis EDUC-835-150 HY
Ellen Wedemeyer PT Fundamentals of Special Educ EDUC-542-904 OL
Louise Whitelaw PT Prof Studies Instruction EDUC-320-900 OL
Marie Yursa FT Mathematics: Method & Content EDUC-518-900 & 901 OL
Marie Yursa FT Math Methods & Content EDUC-318-001 F2F

School of Public Health

Instructor Name Instructor Type Course Name Section Number Section Type
Nancy Epstein PT Theory/Practice of CHP PBHL-671-001 F2F