Presentations text content in Faculty Senate April 2019
Faculty SenateApril 2019Slide2
The educational environment that cultivates successful students at Weber State builds upon life experiences students bring to their college career. WSU faculty and staff meet the students where they are and ensure students:
Receive sustained guidance and support in pursuit of their higher education goals
Acquire skills and knowledge to succeed in college, career and life
Actively engage in learning inside and outside the classroomDevelop a strong sense of belonging at WSU and in the communityExcerpt from weber.edu/weberthrivesSlide3
What is Starfish?Slide4
Student Outcomes DataPredictive AnalyticsLimited Access (Institutional Effectiveness)Course Outcomes Data
Course Offerings Taskforce
Tools used to help analyze student data
Tracking items raised manually or through progress surveys
Notes, referrals, messaging, services, and
online appointment schedulingSlide6
Student Support Staff
Student Support Staff
Starfish Progress Survey Timeline
Launched September 2017Piloted two types of progress surveys / twice a semester
based: athlete and international students
Course based: Developmental Math, Developmental English, and First Year Experience courses2018 - 2019/ twice a semesterSame population and course basedAdded all 1000 level courses (summer and fall 2018) and 2000 level course (spring 2019)2019 – 2020 / once a semester
All undergraduate coursesOngoing option to manually raise tracking items for any courseSlide9
Available flagsAttendance Concern
ScoresMissing/Late AssignmentsNever AttendedIn Danger of
FailingAvailable KudosKeep Up the Good Work
Academic Advisement Referral
Center for Multicultural Excellence
International Student and Scholars Referral
Money Management Center
Feedback from Faculty
Faculty already give feedback to students regardless of Starfish.
did not respond or noticeably change their behavior. Sending emails on the faculty's behalf. Better/automation with Canvas.
They didn't see a need for it/didn't relate to what they did.Slide12
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