DL Course Evaluation Summaries for Summer 2005
Overall analysis of student course evaluation summaries as prepared by faculty teaching distance courses. The results were presented to DL Steering Committee members for discussion of distance program improvements, and action as needed,
What went well in Distance Learning Classes
1. Students-liked the course being mapped out.
2. The availability to work at their own pace.
3. Flexibility to interact by e-mail and schedule. Communications between students.
4. Save gas and travel time.
5. The bulletin board was a big plus helped lead class discussions.
What was problematic or should be improved
1. Too many surveys to complete and work to complete in a summer session.
2. The face-to-face interaction.
3. Setting up discussions.
4. Home computer problems. Students level of technology.
5. Answering questions and concerns quick enough.
6. Links often did not work.
7. Test bank conversion.
8. Students unaware of Financial Aid opportunities or processes.
9. Make the syllabus more clear especially due dates.
Planned changes for future delivery of course, based on students' feedback
Biggest adjustments required for distance instructors
Level of student services, DDEC, and instructor support