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Bb Vista STAR Report - Spring 2009-2010

Drexel professors are utilizing Blackboard Vista 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 Vista users.

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

Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

Instructor NameInstructor TypeCourse NameSection NumberSection Type
Kristen Ainscoe PT Visual Merchandising DSMR-311-501 F2F
Xela Batchelder FT Strategic Management for EAM EAM-211-002 F2F
Nick Cassway FT Computer Imaging I VSCM-100-005 F2F
Anne Cecil FT Fashion Product Development DSMR-433-001 F2F
Anne Cecil FT Drexel In Iceland Part 2 DSMR-399-001 OL
Christopher Fernandez PT Digital Design Tools DIGM-100-001 F2F
Troy Finamore FT Digital Design Tools DIGM-100-002 F2F
Troy Finamore FT Vector Authoring II DIGM-242-001 F2F
Hall, George PT Textiles for Design & Merch DSMR-230-900 & 901 OL
Patricia McLaughlin PT Style and the Media FASH-467-501 F2F
Brian Moore FT Strategic Management for EAM EAM-211-001 F2F
Ximena Varela FT Arts Administration Seminar AADM-750-501 F2F
Diane Zatz PT Computer Imaging I VSCM-100-007 & 008 F2F

Bennett S. LeBow College of Business

Instructor NameInstructor TypeCourse NameSection NumberSection Type
Eugenio Aleman PT Managerial Economics ECON-601-627 OL
Murugan Anandarajan FT Management Information Systems MIS-300-A F2F
Orakwue Arinze FT Telecommunications Management MIS-620-951 OL
Mary Bardes FT Leadership & Prof Development ORGB-625-699 F2F
Hande Benson FT Linear Mod for Decision Making OPR-320-001 F2F
Anna Cianci FT Managerial Accounting ACCT-601-677 OL
Marcos DeArruda FT Corporate Financial Management FIN-601-628 OL
Marcos DeArruda FT Mergers and Acquisitions FIN-640-951 OL
Neil Desnoyers FT Intro to Business Statistics STAT-201-900 OL
Daniel Dorn FT Applied Portfolio Management FIN-341-501 F2F
Sean Hackett FT Intro to Entrepreneurship MGMT-260-900 OL
Teresa Harrison FT Managerial Economics ECON-601-631 F2F
Theodoros Katerinakis PT Rgl St in Econ Pol & Int Bus IAS-390-004 F2F
Robert Keidel FT Strategic Management MGMT-780-951 OL
Stacy Kline FT Managerial Accounting Foundations ACCT-116-001 & 501 F2F
Stacy Kline FT Fin Accounting Foundations ACCT-115-001 F2F
Benjamin Lev FT Business Statistics STAT-601-501 & 646 F2F
Merrill Liechty FT Business Statistics II STAT-202-A F2F
Merrill Liechty FT Intro to Business Statistics STAT-201-A F2F
Arunkumar Madapusi FT Operations Management POM-601-900, 901, 902 & 903 OL
Michele Masterfano FT Busn Plan for Entrepreneurs MGMT-365-501 F2F
Kerry Anne McGeary FT Essentials of Economics BUSN-502-678 OL
Thomas McWilliams FT Business Statistics STAT-601-629 & 632 OL
Sucheta Nadkarni FT Managing Technol Innovation MGMT-602-628 OL
Martha Nelson PT Statistics II STAT-262-701 F2F
Girish Ramani FT New Product Development MKTG-347-001 F2F
Girish Ramani FT New Prod Plan Strat & Dev MKTG-638-605 F2F
Girish Ramani FT New Product Development MKTG-347-001 F2F
Christian Resick FT Leading Effective Orgs ORGB-631-620 OL
Patricia Robak FT Advanced Financial Management FIN-602-951 OL
Elliot Schreiber FT Marketing Strategy & Planning MKTG-601-629 OL
Mark Tribbitt PT Intro to Entrepreneurship MGMT-260-001 F2F
George Tsakumis FT Measuring/Maximizing Fin Perf BUSN-501-620 OL
Joan Weiner FT Leading Effective Orgs ORGB-631-680 OL
Joan Weiner FT Leadership & Prof Development ORGB-625-633 & 678 F2F
Jennifer Wright FT Fin Accounting Foundations ACCT-115-900 OL
Jonathan Ziegert FT Leading Effective Orgs ORGB-631-677 OL

College of Arts and Sciences

Instructor NameInstructor TypeCourse NameSection NumberSection Type
Valarie Arms FT Literature of the Holocausts ENGL-307-001 F2F
Heather Blythe PT General Biology I BIO-161-105 HY
Michael Bradley PT Analytical Writing and Reading ENGL-103-161, 191 & 192 HY
Robin Brennan PT ST:Women's Hlth & Human Rights WMST-280-501 F2F
Ingrid Daemmrich PT Persuasive Writing and Reading ENGL-102-150 HY
Ingrid Daemmrich PT Analytical Writing and Reading ENGL-103-153 HY
Christie Davis PT Science of Forensic Science CJ-378-901 OL
Laura Duwel FT Microbiology for Health Prof'l BIO-226-A F2F
Robert Finegan FT Analytical Writing and Reading ENGL-103-145 & 182 HY
Evan Forman FT Abnormal Psychology PSY-240-002 F2F
Richard Forney PT Business Communication COM-270-001 F2F
Valerie Fox FT Analytical Writing and Reading ENGL-103-901 & 902 OL
Alexander Friedlander FT Message Design and Evaluation COM-350-501 F2F
Jennifer Gallo FT General Psychology I PSY-101-001 F2F
Jennifer Gallo FT Physiological Psychology PSY-212-001 F2F
Rebecca Hoffman FT Bio III: Organismal Bio BIO-106-A F2F
Rebecca Hoffman FT Organismal Diversity & Ecology BIO-123-062 F2F
Dona Huggins PT Principles of Toxicology I ENVS-436-501 & 601 F2F
Meshagae Hunte-Brown FT Environ Science & Society I ENVS-260-900 OL
Frank Kelley FT Public Relations COM-280-001 F2F
Daniel King FT Why Things Work: Everyday Chem CHEM-201-001 & 201 F2F
Emmanuel Koku FT ST: HIV/AIDS in Africa AFAS-395-002 F2F
Emmanuel Koku FT Cmptr-Assist Data Anlys I SOC-364-001 F2F
Deirdre McMahon FT Young Adult Fiction ENGL-304-001 F2F
Deirdre McMahon FT Analytical Writing and Reading ENGL-103-144, 181 & 184 HY
Michael O'Connor FT Human Physiology I BIO-201-A F2F
Donald Riggs FT Analytical Writing and Reading ENGL-103-168 HY
Gail Rosen FT Analytical Writing and Reading ENGL-103-136, 169, 186 & 194 HY
Vicki Schwartz FT Micronutrient Metabolism NFS-531-501 F2F
Lawrence Souder FT Technical and Science Editing COM-420-501 F2F
Mary Spiers FT Neuropsychology PSY-410-001 F2F
Jennifer Stanford FT Cells and Genetics BIO-122-A F2F
Judith Storniolo FT Hum Past: Anth/Prehis Arc ANTH-110-001 F2F
Judith Storniolo FT Modern Maya ANTH-212-001 F2F
Judith Storniolo FT Cult Divers: Intro Cult Anthro ANTH-101-002 F2F
Cindy Swinkels PT Abnormal Psychology PSY-240-001 F2F
Carmen Vicente PT Spanish V SPAN-202-001 HY
Scott Warnock PT Writing in Cyberspace WRIT-400-001 HY
Rachel Wenrick FT Analytical Writing and Reading ENGL-103-138 HY
Joseph Williams FT Computer-Assist Data Analy I PSY-364-001 F2F
Joseph Williams PT Sensation and Perception PSY-213-001 F2F

College of Engineering

Instructor NameInstructor TypeCourse NameSection NumberSection Type
James Deiner PT Financial Management II EGMT-536-912 OL
James Deiner PT Engineering Management I EGMT-501-912 OL
Richard Grandrino PT Operations Research II EGMT-574-911 OL
Thomas Halpin PT Synchronous Machine Modeling ECEP-503-501 & 901 F2F
Jeremy Johnson FT Programming Languages CS-550-501 F2F
Moshe Kam FT Detection & Estimation Theory ECES-523-901 OL
Antonios Kontsos FT Applied Engr Analy Methods III MEM-593-501 F2F
James Lill PT Engineering Management I EGMT-501-914 OL
Carole Mablekos PT Communications EGMT-504-911 & 912 OL
Stephen Mastro PT Engineering Management I EGMT-501-913 & 915 OL
David Miller FT Eval & Pres of Exper Data I ENGR-201-501 F2F
James Mitchell FT Intro to Infrastructure Engr CAEE-201-061 F2F
James Mitchell FT Arch Engr Design I AE-390-001 F2F
Patrick O'Brien PT ST: Effec Neg for Engr Lead EGMT-680-913 & 914 OL
Justin Reginato PT Financial Management II EGMT-536-913 OL
Justin Reginato PT Engineering Management I EGMT-501-911 OL
Michael Scheuermann PT Problems in Human Relations EGMT-581-911 OL
Ann Marie Schilling PT Software Design CS-575-900 OL
Kurt Sjoblom FT Stat Analysis of Engr Systems ENGR-361-003 F2F
Stephen Smith PT Financial Management II EGMT-536-911 OL
Fernando Tovia PT Operations Research II EGMT-574-915 OL
Giuseppe Valetto FT ST:Distrib Software Developmnt CS-680-501 F2F
John Zolan PT Problems in Human Relations EGMT-581-912 OL

Earle Mack School of Law

Instructor NameInstructor TypeCourse NameSection NumberSection Type
Richard Kolb PT Pretrial Advocacy LAW-812-001 F2F

Richard C. Goodwin College of Professional Studies

Instructor NameInstructor TypeCourse NameSection NumberSection Type
Gianna Bigliani Cetkowski PT Sports Conditioning SMT-203-501 F2F
Jane Bokunewicz FT Hospitalty Human Rsc Mgmt HRM-455-001 F2F
George Hart PT Web Development I CT-230-001 F2F
George Hart PT OO Systems Analysis CT-370-120 HY
Fredlintaz Igbeare PT Operating Sys Arch I CT-340-120 HY
Stanley Jackson FT Value Engineering I CMGT-463-601 & 701 F2F
Tzipora Katz PT Web Development III CT-385-601 HY
Cynthia Orth PT Server II CT-320-602 F2F

School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Instructor NameInstructor TypeCourse NameSection NumberSection Type
Fred Allen FT Princ of Biomed Eng I BMES-325-001 F2F
Kenneth Barbee FT Lab I: Exp Biomechanics BMES-301-562 F2F
Andres Kriete FT Biosimulation BMES-372-001 F2F
Andres Kriete FT Pharmacogenomics BMES-604-001 F2F
Andres Kriete FT Biomed Imaging Systems III BMES-423-001 F2F
Donald McEachron FT Chronoengr I: Bio Rhythms BMES-411-001 F2F
Elisabeth Papazoglou FT Biomaterials & Tissue Engr III BMES-475-A F2F
Kambiz Pourrezaei FT Medical Device Development BMES-488-501 F2F