University of Southern Nevada Relatively new, private non-profit university founded in 1999 Offering only four areas of study: Pharmacy, Nursing, Business and a residency, intern program in Orthodontics Two campuses in two states Nevada and Utah Enrollment as of Fall 2009 842 ( this number does not include our new ABSN students)
Each cohort of students pass through one course (block) at a time. In order to move to the next course students must pass each course with a 90% Students are given an opportunity to reassess if they do not pass Library instruction is not included on assessments in the nursing program but is included in pharmacy.
ActivityDates Initial MeetingApril 2010 Module DiscussionJune 2010 Deadline for courseSeptember 3, 2010 ABSN Library OrientationOctober 4, 2010 Online Courses LiveOctober 5, 2010 RecordingAugust 20 – September 21 st Weekly meeting with course developers Mid June, every Thursday for 1 hour
Learning Captivate Software without formal training Sharing 3 laptops with Captivate Software Finding time in my work schedule to record Special challenges with recording I share an office at my university. I needed to reserve study room space at my library to record. A new learning management system- ANGEL Transferring files using FTP
Recording Times June 2010Complete APA Captivate – hours not recorded 8/20/20101.5 hours 8/20/20102 hours 8/23/20102 hours 8/26/20102 hours 9/20/20106 hours 9/21/20106 hours Recording Times – Partial Schedule
Nursing ModuleBlock Number Library Corresponding Module Introduction to the Profession 1.0Module 1 Library Orientation Introduction to the Profession 1.0Module 2 APA Instruction Nursing Research7.0Module 3 Nursing Database Research Nursing Leadership12.0Module 4 Nursing Theorists Resources Maternal Child Nursing8.0Module 5 Pending Nursing Legislation Nursing Research7.0Module 6 Google Searching & Evaluating Websites
Library Corresponding Module Test Module 1 Library Orientation Pre and Post Test10 questions Module 2 APA Instruction Pre and Post Test12 questions Module 3 Nursing Database Research Pre and Post Test6 questions Module 4 Nursing Theorists Resources No pre and post test Module 5 Pending Nursing Legislation Pre and Post Test8 questions Module 6 Google Searching & Evaluating Websites Pre and Post Test10 questions
Class Participation ABSN One Number of Students27 Total Number of Access October 5, 2010 – January 24, 2011 186
Getting all the stakeholders together Nursing Library Orbis Challenges Learning new software A new LMS Recruiting pre-testers before content went live.
Challenge of moving in-class active learning activities to an online environment Moving planning curriculum elements from USN model to Orbis model
ElementAccessesSubmissions# of Questions on Quiz Pre-Test22510 ElementAccessesSubmissions# of Questions on Quiz 8210
ElementAccessesSubmissions# of Questions on Quiz Pre-Test2153 Post Test113
Meeting weekly deadlines Learning a new tool Adobe Captivate 4.0 Time crunch Converting lessons and coming up with ideas in the end because of time we stuck with a heavy text based model Recruiting pre-testers to thoroughly test the course before the go live date
Online is not the same as face to face Whats in it for me? This is ultimately what students want to know what is in it for them when they register for a class Even though face to face