Heather Scalf

Academic Libraries and Learning Analytics Slides Heather Scalf, MLIS Director of Assessment University of Texas at Arlington Libraries scalf@uta.edu I will be conducting a citation analysis of a selection of HIST3300 papers to determine if there are any clear patterns in primary source usage, specifically the usage of sources from UT Arlington Libraries Special Collections.…

Kim Breuer

Text and Citation Analysis of Undergraduate History Methods Papers Slides Kimberly Breuer, PhD Assistant Professor in Practice Coordinator of Online Learning Department of History, College of Liberal Arts breuer@uta.edu My project explores the possible use of text and citation analysis as a means of evaluating writing skills and citations in an upper division History research…

Meagan Rogers

A Competency-Based Approach to Program Evaluation Slides Meagan Rogers, RN-BC,MSN, CPEN Clinical Assistant Professor College of Nursing and Health Innovation meaganr@uta.edu The primary purpose of this project is to integrate learning analytics into the curriculum blueprinting and evaluation process through the development of a course and program quality management program. The need to measure learning…

Melanie Mason

Knock, Knock, Who’s There? Digital Communication Via Social Media: Connecting Higher Education Departments to Students Slides Melanie A. Mason, MS, BFA Lecturer Department of Communication, College of Liberal Arts mamason@uta.edu Individual university departments are looking for ways to communicate with their student base through social media in more expedient and useful ways. How does this…

Mohan Pant

Discourse-Analysis of Discussion Boards Related with Concepts of Research Process and Statistics in Online Graduate-Level Educational Research Method Courses Slides Mohan D. Pant, PhD Assistant Professor of Research Methodology, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education mpant@uta.edu My project is on a discourse analysis of students’ discussion boards across all offerings of the educational…

Regina Urban

Pressed For Time: The Timing of Online Exam Completion and Pre-Nursing Student Outcomes Regina Urban, PhD(c), MSN, RN-BC, CCRN, CNE Clinical Assistant Professor College of Nursing and Health Innovation rurban@uta.edu Because of continuing employment growth in the field of healthcare, students are interested in obtaining a degree in nursing.  Students must successfully complete specific prerequisite…

Sharon Johnson

The Effects of Interactive Learning Strategies on Clinical Performance Among On-Campus Junior BSN Nursing Students Slides Sharon T. Johnson, PhD, RN, FCN Clinical Assistant Professor Lead Instructor, Clinical Nursing Foundations College of Nursing and Health Innovation sharontj@uta.edu First year junior nursing students tend to have more difficulty utilizing reflective reasoning which facilitates the critical thinking…

Cynthia Kilpatrick

Placement vs Proficiency: (How) is this Placement Test Right for Our Program? Slides Cynthia D. Kilpatrick, PhD Interim Director, English Language Institute and Assistant Professor in Practice Department of Linguistics and TESOL, College of Liberal Arts cynkil@uta.edu This project examines whether the current placement test used at the English Language Institute (ELI) is predictive of…

Peggy Semingson

Discourse-Analysis (Text-Based Analytics) of Discussion Boards in Elementary Literacy-Focused Online Teacher Education Courses Slides Peggy Semingson, PhD Associate Professor of Literacy Studies Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education peggys@exchange.uta.edu Problem: Teachers as a whole are lacking background knowledge about the technical subject of phonics and word study to teach beginning readers and struggling…