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Evaluation Summary Brandman University Business and Professional Studies

Area of Evaluation Status


Quality Matters Summary
1. Course Overview and Introduction Green
2. Learning Objectives (Competencies) Green
3. Assessment and Measurement Green
4. Instructional Materials Green
5. Course Activities and Learner Interaction Green
6. Course Technology Green
7. Learner Support Green
8. Accessibility and Usability Green
IDEAL
Bloom's Taxonomy Green
IDEAL Basics Green
Signature Assignment: Green
Total Course Evaluation Green

90% and above GREEN 80 - 89% AMBER 79% and below RED
Evaluation Summary Brandman University Business and Professional Studies

REVIEWER: Tobi DeLong Hamilton/Abeyta DATE: 4/20/18

COURSE CODE: SOWK 625

NOTES: This course is ready for your Content review. Please pay specific attention to the "light tan" areas of the QM & iDEAL tabs.
Once you have evaluated each area, please check off the checkbox (if applicable) or make a note about what ne
eds to be done, to get the overall rating for this course.

Notes and/or revisions from Tobi: Thanks for making the suggested changes.
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SPECIFIC REVIEW STANDARDS YES Pearlman 4/24/18


Course Overview and Introduction: The overall design of the course is made clear to the learner at the
beginning of the course.
1.1 Instructions make clear how to get started and ✘
where to find various course components.
1.2 Learners are introduced to the purpose and
structure of the course. ✘

1.3 Etiquette expectations (sometimes called ✘


"netiquette") for online discussions, email, and other
forms of communication are stated clearly.
1.4 Course and/or instructional policies with which the ✘
learner is expected to comply are clearly stated, or a
link to current policies is provided.
1.5 Minimum technology requirements are clearly ✘
stated and instructions for use provided.
1.6 Prerequisite knowledge in the discipline and/or ✘
any required competencies are clearly stated.

1.7 Minimum technical skills expected of the learner ✘


are clearly stated.
1.8 The self-introduction by the instructor is ✘
appropriate and is available online.
1.9 Learners are asked to ✘
introduce themselves to the
class.
Learning Objectives (Competencies): Learning objectives or competencies describe what learners will
be able to do upon completion of the course.
2.1 The course learning objectives, or course/program
competencies, describe outcomes that are ✘
measurable.
2.2 The module/unit learning objectives or ✘
competencies describe outcomes that are measurable
and consistent with the course-level objectives or
competencies.
2.3 All learning objectives or competencies are stated ✘
clearly and written from the learner's perspective.
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2.4 The relationship between learning objectives or
competencies and course activities is clearly stated. ✘

2.5 The learning objectives or competencies are suited ✘


to the level of the course.

Assessment and Measurement: Assessments are integral to the learning process and are designed to
evaluate learner progress in achieving the stated learning objectives or mastering the competencies.

3.1 The assessments measure the stated learning


objectives or competencies. ✘

3.2 The course grading policy is stated clearly. ✘

3.3 Specific and descriptive criteria are provided for ✘


the evaluation of learners’ work and are tied to the
course grading policy.
3.4 The assessment instruments selected are quiz, test, DB, research projoect
sequenced, varied, and suited to the learner work ✘ paper, research article critique, labs
being assessed.
3.5 The course provides learners with multiple 11 varied assignments
opportunities to track their learning progress. ✘

Instructional Materials: Instructional materials enable learners to achieve stated learning objectives or
competencies.

4.1 The instructional materials contribute to the ✘


achievement of the stated course and module/unit
learning objectives.
4.2 Both the purpose of instructional materials and ✘
how the materials are to be used for learning activities
are clearly explained.

4.3 All instructional materials used in the course are


appropriately cited. ✘

4.4 The instructional materials are current. ✘


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4.5 A variety of instructional materials is used in the ✘
course.
4.6 The distinction between required and optional
materials is clearly explained. ✘

Course Activities and Learner Interaction: Course activities facilitate and support learner interaction
and engagement.
5.1 The learning activities promote the achievement of ✘ student learn material through varied
the stated learning objectives or competencies. assignments meeting different aspects
of CLOs
5.2 Learning activities provide opportunities for yes
interaction that support active learning. ✘

5.3 The instructor’s plan for classroom response time ✘


and feedback on assignments is clearly stated.

5.4 The requirements for learner interaction are


clearly stated. ✘

Course Technology: Course technologies support learners’ achievement of course objectives or


competencies.
6.1 The tools used in the course support the learning
objectives or competencies. ✘

6.2 Course tools promote learner engagement and ✘


active learning.
6.3 Technologies required in the course are readily
obtainable. ✘

6.4 The course technologies are current.


6.5 Links are provided to privacy policies for all ✘


external tools required in the course.
Learner Support: The course facilitates learner access to institutional support services essential to
learner success.
7.1 The course instructions articulate or link to a clear ✘
description of the technical support offered and how to
obtain it.
7.2 Course instructions articulate or link to the
institution’s accessibility policies and services. ✘
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7.3 Course instructions articulate or link to an ✘
explanation of how the institution’s academic support
services and resources can help learners succeed in
the course
7.4 Course instructions articulate or link to an

explanation of how the institution’s student services
and resources can help learners succeed and how
learners can obtain them.
Accessibility and Usability: The course design reflects a commitment to accessibility and
usability for all learners.
8.1 Course navigation facilitates ease of use. ✘

8.2 Information is provided about the accessibility of


all technologies required in the course. ✘

8.3 The course provides alternative means of access ✘


to course materials in formats that meet the needs of
diverse learners.
8.4 The course design facilitates readability. ✘

8.5 Course multimedia facilitate ease of use. ✘


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Abeyta- 4/24/18 COMMENTS- NAME/DATE

Start Here Button meets this requirement.

In syllabus

Start Here Button meets this requirement.

in syllabus

In syllabus and Bb course

Start Here Button meets this requirement.

In syllabus

Instructors are aksed to add their introduction


before the course runs.
In the week 1 DB
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yes, the reading materials are clearly separated


by week and topic. Reading material that is
connected to specific assignmetns are attached
to those assignments.

yes

yes
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Yes

Yes

That is at the instructor's discretion.

yes

Course Syllabus, Blackboard Course Information


and Weekl.y Modules.
Discussion Board

Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus

Blackboard Course Information and Virtual


Office

Start Here Button meets this requirement.

Start Here Button meets this requirement.


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Start Here Button meets this requirement.

Start Here Button meets this requirement.

Start Here Button meets this requirement.

Start Here Button meets this requirement.

Start Here Button meets this requirement.

Start Here Button meets this requirement.

Start Here Button meets this requirement.


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IDEAL - Course Evaluation Brandman University Enter your school here

Item for Review YES COMMENTS - Pearlman

Bloom's Revised Taxonomy: Is there evidence that the student's are being challenged to do the following:
Remembering: recognizing, listing, describing, ✘

identifying, retrieving, naming, locating, finding quiz and test, DBs


Understanding: interpreting, summarizing, ✘

inferring, paraphrasing, classifying, comparing,


explaining, exemplifying Research article critique and SA

Applying: implementing, carrying out, using,
executing SA research project
Analyzing: comparing, organizing, ✘

deconstructing, attributing, outlining, finding,


structuring, integrating Research article critique
Evaluating: checking, hypothesizing, critiquing, ✘
experimenting, judging, testing, detecting,
monitoring SA research project
Creating: designing, constructing, planning, ✘

producing, inventing, devising, making SA research project


iDEAL Basics: Does the course meet the following requirements:
the course is "learning-centered" rather than ✘ yes, with labs and individually created research
"teacher centered" project
technology is used to enhance and activate the ✘

learning experience. yes, learn excel, SOFA program for data analysis
face-to-face instruction is connected to ✘
independent and collaborative online learning.
(BLENDED ONLY)
synchronous and asynchronous instructional ✘

opportunities are combined with independent and


collaborative online learning. (ONLINE ONLY)
opportunities for the student to express their ✘
views, share their ideas and collaborate are built
into the course.
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COMMENTS- Abeyta 4.24.18

Yes

There are opportunities to collaborate in the DB's,


but most work is done independently.
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Signature Assignment Brandman University Business and Professional Studies

SIGNATURE ASSIGNMENT YES COMMENTS- Pearlman


Does this course require a Signature Assignment?


Is there a Signature Assignment Loaded into the ✘

course?

Is it in the correct week?

Is the rubric loaded for students to view as a .pdf?

Is the rubric loaded in Instructor resources as a .doc?


Is the assignment worth the correct amount of ✘
points? (Check the Gradebook & Syllabus)
Signature Assignment Brandman University Business and Professional Studies

COMMENTS- Abeyta/4.24.18 COMMENTS- NAME/DATE

yes, assessment office has SA. It has also


been added to the AT workflow to be
added before Spring 1 2019
Credit Hour Accountability Brandman University Insert Your School Here

Please enter a numeric

IDEAL CREDIT HOUR value between 0 and 7 to


indicate the hours PER WEEKLY
ACCOUNTABILITY WEEK a student is expected
to spend on the specified
TOTAL
task.
How many hours does a student spend doing any
of the following in Week 1:
Synchronous Communication 3
4
Asynchronous Communication 1
Independent Work 6 6
How many hours does a student spend doing any
of the following in Week 2:
Synchronous Communication 5
7
Asynchronous Communication 2
Independent Work 3 3
How many hours does a student spend doing any
of the following in Week 3:
Synchronous Communication 5
5
Asynchronous Communication
Independent Work 5 5
How many hours does a student spend doing any
of the following in Week 4:
Synchronous Communication 5
5
Asynchronous Communication
Independent Work 6 6
How many hours does a student spend doing any
of the following in Week 5:
Synchronous Communication 5
5
Asynchronous Communication
Independent Work 7 7
How many hours does a student spend doing any
of the following in Week 6:
Synchronous Communication 5
5
Asynchronous Communication
Independent Work 8 8
How many hours does a student spend doing any
of the following in Week 7:
Synchronous Communication 5
10
Asynchronous Communication 5
Independent Work 6 6
How many hours does a student spend doing any
of the following in Week 8:
Synchronous Communication 5
10
Asynchronous Communication 5
Independent Work 5 5
Total Hours: Engagement 51
Total Hours: Independent 46
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Note: Each week students should be collaborating in their courses with other students
synchronously or asynchronously (highlighted in GREEN) for an average of 6 hours and
independently (highlighted in ORANGE) for an average of 6 - 12 hours. Please fill in the
WHITE areas only. OVERALL students should be ENGAGED in the course for 45+ hours and
working INDEPENDENTLY 45+ hours.

Examples of Synchronous Student Engagement:


Adobe Connect virtual Classes/Webinars
Examples of Asynchronous Student Engagement:
Discussion Board Forums
Emails
Group Work in WIKI
Pair Work in WIKI
Examples of Independent Engagement:
Reading Course Materials/Texts
Watching Topical Videos
Individual Projects/Papers
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SPECIFIC ACTIVITY/ASSIGNMENT/PROJECT (optional)

Begin in a WIKI assignment.