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Per our latest status report, here is a summary of  the progress on the primary objectives of the Title III grant  with the work of (7) and (8) completed and all others on track*.  

  • tick Student Services
  • (1) Online Student Orientation
  • (2) Virtual Front Door (226%*)
  • (3) Online Tutoring  (483%*)
  • (4) e-Advising (462%*)
  • tickInstitutional Management
  • (5)   Infrastructure and Technology (396%*)
  • tickFaculty Preparedness
  • (6)   Teaching for Online Learning  (366%*)
  • tickAcademic Quality
  • (7)   Quality & Course Design (125%*)
  • (8)   Master Course
  *Percentages show percentage of Year Five goal achieved.
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Some major accomplishments for 2008-2013: 
  • online student orientation – 1500 students completed
  • online tutoring – 9000 students served
  • virtual front door – 331,665 views per month
  • 832 faculty members use the Blackbboard content system
  • 329 faculty members completed Level I of the teaching for online learning workshop

Grant outcomes/successes include our Title III goals to:

  • build online student support services to enhance student persistence and engagement
  • provide more accessible professional development to faculty who teach distance learning
  • improve quality in distance learning courses

tickeStudent Services

Virtual Front Door   

Online eLearn and New Student Orientation (NSO)  

eAdvising 

          Course outcomes for eAdvising students:

  • Course completion rates increased from 77% in Fall 2010 to 82% in Spring 2011
  • Courses completed with grade of A-C in Fall 2010 was 6.7%, increasing to 8.5% in Spring 2011|

Online Tutoring

 

 tickRetention and 

Persistence

 

  • Semester to Semester: 67% of students continued to the next semester between Fall 2011 and Spring 2012, meeting our Year 4 objective of 67%
  • Year to Year: 44.9% of students continued to the next year from Fall 2011 to Fall 2012 (up from 34%), exceeding our Year Four objective of 38%

tickFaculty Development and Academic Quality 

Teaching Online Learning 

  • Exceeded performance indicator by 197%
  •  316 faculty members completed the Level One workshops in order to be certified to teach blended or online courses, since the summer of 2010
  • Shifted from two day in person workshop to three tier online workshop

Quality Course Design, Peer Reviews 

  • Exceeded performance indicator by 25%
  • 15 faculty members have submitted their courses for Peer Review since summer 2010
  • 18 courses have been recognized by Quality Matters™

Blended Course Development  

  • A developmental Math and English Blended Course was created in the Fall 2010.  The Math course has been taught by several faculty members for the past six semesters.

Here is a summary of  the primary objectives of the Title III grant and Sub-Committees – to enhance distance learning at Tri-C – with the work of (7) and (8) completed and all others on track*.  

  • tick Student Services
  • (1) Online Student Orientation
  • (2) Virtual Front Door (226%*)
  • (3) Online Tutoring  (430%*)
  • (4) e-Advising (412%*)
  • tickInstitutional Management
  • (5)   Infrastructure and Technology (393%*)
  • tickFaculty Preparedness
  • (6)   Teaching for Online Learning  (297%*)
  • tickAcademic Quality
  • (7)   Quality & Course Design (125%*)
  • (8)   Master Course
  *Percentages show percentage of Year Five goal achieved.

Our Title III Goals 

Here is a listing of all of our Sub-Committees, reflecting our Title III objectives and goals. Online Tutoring and Teaching for Online Learning are two of our goals.

  • e-Advising
  • Infrastructure and Technology
  • Online Student Orientation
  • Online Tutoring (401% of goal achieved)
  • Quality and Course Design
  • Sample Course
  • Teaching for Online Learning (297% of goal achieved)
  • Virtual Front Door

Online Tutoring 

The chart shows student satisfaction with online tutoring growing.

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Some details on our online tutoring  goal include:

  • The Sub-Committee reported to date that students have completed a total of 8,228 Smarthinking sessions for a total of 4,851 hours.
  • The College continues to participate in a state-wide Ohio eTutoring Collaborative to augment the existing online tutoring initiative, and since September 11, 2012 there have been 204 Consortium sessions.The total number of online tutoring sessions for both Smarthinking and the Consortium is 8,432 sessions.
  • By December 31, 2013 the requirement is for a total of 2,100 sessions to be completed. The Sub-Committee has accomplished 401% of this year five goal.

We use the Smarthinking service for online tutoring with these options:

  • essay submission
  • writing center (live tutor)
  • basic algebra (live tutor)
  • ask any question (by subject)

Teaching for Online Learning 

  • To date, 303 faculty members have completed the level one training.
  • By December 31, 2013 the goal is for 90 (90% of 100). The Sub-Committee has accomplished 297% of this year five goal.

 

The graphic shows number of credits completed rates as they relate to online tutoring. 

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Building online student support services to enhance persistence and engagement is one of the four objectives of our Title III grant. Online Tutoring is one of the Sub-Committees working on this objective.

tickThe Sub-Committee accomplished 379% of this Year Five goal and reported to date, that students have completed a total of 7,953 Smarthinking sessions for a total of 4,658 hours.  The purpose of the Online Tutoring Committee is to acquire licenses for the Smarthinking online tutoring system, develop a timeline for college-wide integration, and implement the Smarthinking online tutoring program.

tickThe College continues to participate in a state-wide Ohio eTutoring Collaborative to augment the existing online tutoring initiative, and since September 11, 2012 there have been 189 consortium sessions.

tickIn Year Two, the data shows that the average GPA of these students increased from 3.19 to 3.24, and average credits completed increased from 20 to 34. The Sub-Committee reported in May, 2011, that since June 2009, 4,483 students have logged into the online tutoring system, resulting in a total of 3,308 sessions.

The graphic shows course completion rates as they relate to e-advising for the time frame shown.Image

To date 24,777 unduplicated students have used the e-advising services developed as one of our Title III related goals to build online student support service.

tick The Sub-Committee has accomplished 412% of the year five goal.

tickBy December 31, 2013 the requirement is for a total of 6,020 distance learning students to use e-advising services.

Here is a listing of all of our Sub-Committees, reflecting our Title III objectives and goals.

  • e-Advising
  • Infrastructure and Technology
  • Online Student Orientation
  • Online Tutoring
  • Quality and Course Design
  • Sample Course
  • Teaching for Online Learning
  • Virtual Front Door