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                                                                                       Course Evaluations Fall 8 Week 2 (2003)


Overall Course Evaluation % of respondents: 56 (173/307)


The following matrix provides a summary overview of course evaluations by Nursing students in the Rueckert-Hartman School for
Health Professions.

Table 1: Summary of respondents by course/section/instructor
      Class              Section           Instructor        No. of students                 No. of           % of respondents
                                                                                          respondents
     NR415R                 XH70              Jennifer Lund               13                    9                      69
     NR415R                 XH71               Deb Kupecz                  8                    7                      88
      NR444                 XH70              Maryjo Coast                13                    9                      69
      NR444                 XH71               Victoria Hall              14                    9                      64
      NR448                 XH70            Sandra Broughton              16                    8                      50
      NR455                 XH70              Lora Claywell               12                    8                      67
      NR455                 XH71              Maryjo Coast                17                   11                      65
      NR455                 XH72               Victoria Hall              10                    5                      50
     NR460R                 XH71               Sharon Fish                 3                    1                      33
                                                 Mooney
     NR466R                 XH70              Maurie Potts                14                   10                      71
     NR466R                 XH71              Jennifer Lund               13                    4                      31
      NR478                 XH70                Ann Creel                  6                    4                      67
     NR480R                 XH70              Carol Weber                  4                    3                      75
     NR485R                 XH70              Maurie Potts                14                    3                      21
      NR608                 XH70             Candace Romig                15                    7                      47
      NR622                 XH70              Tamira Harris               13                    7                      54
      NR622                 XH71           Lou Anne Epperson              14                    9                      64
      NR622                 XH72            Jeanine Rundquist             16                   14                      88




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                Course being evaluated: NR415R XH70

Class      No. of students No. of respondents % of respondents
NR415RXH70        13                 9                69                                   Percentages
                                                                              Strongly Agree      Disagree Strongly
                                                                               Agree                       Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                       66.7   33.3
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives    77.8   22.2
Course content was logically sequenced                                           77.8   22.2
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                          77.8   22.2
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                   77.8   22.2
This course was academically challenging                                         77.8   22.2
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                    88.9   11.1
This course is relevant to my practice                                          100.0
I value what I learn in this course                                             100.0
The online component of the course was a positive experience                     77.8   22.2
Overall I would rate the course as                                               88.9   11.1
                                                                              Excellent Good Fair   Poor   Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      Great text
      Course outline and textbook were very good and thorough.
      I got feedback quickly and appreciated the comments.
      The course material was great nothing should be changed.
      The text was good....




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      It is very difficult to learn this amount of material and absorb it in such a short amount of time.
      I found the intructions for what was required a little evasive/confusing at times as to what was really needed.
      Get rid of having to make the video!!!! Absolute nonsense... all it did was stress out the student...




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      none
      Just to clarify what is required in regards to assisnments and when they are due.




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      Every person I have encountered through the various student services has been extremely helpful. I have been very
       impressed by all of the people that have helped me. I have not had one negative experience.
      none
      Everything about on-line education and what this University not only offers but does to assist on-line students is great. I have
       had nothing but a positive experience with Regis and the only problem I can think of is the one listed above but that is on both
       sides (students/instuctors) and not all the time. I've tried another on-line course in the state in which I live, not once but twice
       and they were not near as helpful or as concerned about the success of their on-line students as the faculty and staff at
       Regis. I'm so glad I found this University to attend. I feel they not only care for us as students but as real people and they
       continue to enhance this feeling throughout the course. Thanks for the great opportunity I love it.
      fine...




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                  Course being evaluated: NR415R XH71

                No. of
Class           students           No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR415RXH71             8                     7                     88                               Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree             Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                    Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        28.6      71.4
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     57.1      42.9
Course content was logically sequenced                                            42.9      57.1
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           28.6      57.1                14.3
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    28.6      71.4
This course was academically challenging                                          28.6      71.4
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     28.6      57.1                14.3
This course is relevant to my practice                                            42.9      42.9                14.3
I value what I learn in this course                                               42.9      42.9                14.3
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      28.6      71.4
Overall I would rate the course as                                                28.6      57.1       14.3
                                                                                Excellent   Good       Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      The content of the course was excellent. It helped me to sharpen the assessment skills I currently posses but yet learn new
       ones at the same time. It was in a nice sequential order and was easy to follow.
      the quiz instant feedback was helpful
      Cand do work at home




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      Downloading some of the content from the internet was VERY difficult and frustrating. Also, we were required to send a VHS
       video recording of us completing a head to toe assessment. In the world of new technology, it was very hard to find a video
       camera that was standard VHS. They were either the smaller version of VHS or disc. Maybe could require more up to date
       materials in the future.
      I personally feel that the video assignment was a bit too much....anyone that is already an RN has already gone through that
       type of scenerio....I also feel it is inappropriate to assume everyone has the resources(i.e. a video camera) to complete the
       assignment...most of my frustration came from trying to borrow a camera....
      The cost of the course is expensive




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      Was a great course other than a few technical difficulties.
      If you are going to require the video I feel the instructor should bring it to the students attention early in the class....as online
       learners we go week to week, keeping up with the pace...it should've been brought to our attention early on to collect supplies
       as needed




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

   




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                  Course being evaluated: NR444 XH70

Class          No. of students    No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR444XH70             13                    9                     69                              Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree           Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                  Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        66.7      33.3
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     55.6      44.4
Course content was logically sequenced                                            44.4      44.4              11.1
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           55.6      44.4
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    77.8      22.2
This course was academically challenging                                          77.8      22.2
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     66.7      33.3
This course is relevant to my practice                                            77.8      22.2
I value what I learn in this course                                               66.7      33.3
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      44.4      55.6
Overall I would rate the course as                                                66.7      33.3
                                                                                Excellent   Good     Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      everything
      The reading asssignments and books used. Also the writing was reflective and caused you to think.
      It all went well
      Discussion topics were helpful. Course outline and assignments interesting.
      writing assignments
      I liked getting specific feedback on my written assignments. Reflecting on the text material was helpful too.




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      outline of assignment needs some clarifaction
      Nothing.
      It all worked well
      I felt the preparation time for the exploration paper was too short. We should have been thinking of our topic much earlier and
       been given more time for the research. 2 weeks was not long enough.
      service learning
      At one point, around weeks 5 or 6 I think, I felt overwhelmed with 4 concurrent longterm assignments.




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      It was great. Change Nothing.
      Planned well for me.
      more clinical application of theory




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      Excellent.
      I find the library site difficult to get around and need a basic understanding on how to find material and how to retreive. I find
       myself looking on the web when I should be using the school library sources but it is too difficult for quick reference.
      Did not need to use any help.
      I still haven't received a password for web advisor. I can't seem to get help from my e-mails on this.
      good
      Being still new to the online format, I struggled with using the DML to access journal articles. I'm on a dial-up system, so I had
       to disconnect, call the library, and try to explain what I wanted to do. They were wonderful, each and every one of the several
       times I had to do this - and were always able to give me intructions that were clear enough for me to follow once I was back
       online. I was amazed! They were wonderful.




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                  Course being evaluated: NR444 XH71

Class          No. of students    No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR444XH71             14                    9                     64                              Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree           Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                  Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        77.8      22.2
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     66.7      33.3
Course content was logically sequenced                                            66.7      33.3
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           66.7      33.3
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    66.7      22.2              11.1
This course was academically challenging                                          77.8      22.2
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     77.8      22.2
This course is relevant to my practice                                            66.7      22.2              11.1
I value what I learn in this course                                               77.8      22.2
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      77.8      22.2
Overall I would rate the course as                                                77.8      22.2
                                                                                Excellent   Good     Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      I really liked the textbook.
      On line facilitation by the instructor
      Our instructor has us utilizing the APA format through the entire course. Even though it was time consuming and even
       annoying :) at times, it made the final paper much easier to write!!
      Course was good, but Victoria Hall made it excellent KELLY MORGAN
      Everything, from threaded discussions to weekly written reflections. The writing was so labor intensive, however, I learned so
       much from it. Keep everything the same including the instructor. Victoria Hall is a wonderful Professional Role Development
       instructor.




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      The volume of formal papers. I feel that while nurses need to be able to express themselves in writing, this would have been
       more appropriate in an Enlish class.
      Everything worked for me. Thanks.




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      Have instructor review things that were graded. I got a few assignments back with comments that one week were right the
       next week were not. When I am following the APA format right from the book this should always be right unless we are told
       not to use this format.
      NONE




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      It would help if the bookstore supported the SHCP ability to order books online.
      I use them all of teh time and find them to be excellent!
      Library is too complicated
      So far, I have nothing to complain about. Everyone and department were so helpful and prompt! Thanks again for making me
       feel important by your professionalism!




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                  Course being evaluated: NR448 XH71

Class          No. of students    No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR448XH71             16                    8                     50                              Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree           Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                  Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        50.0      37.5              12.5
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     50.0      37.5              12.5
Course content was logically sequenced                                            37.5      62.5
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           25.0      50.0              12.5         12.5
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    25.0      50.0              25.0
This course was academically challenging                                          50.0      50.0
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     50.0      37.5                           12.5
This course is relevant to my practice                                            62.5      37.5
I value what I learn in this course                                               50.0      25.0              12.5         12.5
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      25.0      50.0              25.0
Overall I would rate the course as                                                25.0      37.5     25.0     12.5
                                                                                Excellent   Good     Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      I like answering questions in essay form causes me to look to other resources other than our book
      The course outline
      I learned/read new information-it forced me to do a lot of research in areas of nursing that are more "common."
      Honestly, I enjoyed the material presented in the class, but the whole experience was not good at all (see comments below)




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      The confusing assignments; the redundant assignments; the number of assignments and reading material assigned within a
       one week period (especially if one is taking more than one course.)
      the assignments were rather detailed, we received no feedback initially, so it was hard to know what instructor wanted, I
       ended up being very wordy in my assignments and probably, over-doing them.
      content, no waste of time busy work. I spent way too much time on the questions and really did not learn much.
      First of all, the class was EXTREMELY unorganized! I have never been in such a class! The grading criteria wasn't given to
       the instructor until Week 3, so we didn't know what was expected from us with the assignments. Also, there was major
       discrepancies in the "Graded Assignments" and "Learning Activities" for each unit - this was VERY confusing in trying to
       figure out what the heck was expected of us that week! I am very disappointed in this class (in that aspect) - I felt exasperated
       the entire 8 weeks - not because of the workload, but because it took so much effort just to figure out what was expected of
       me (which shouldn't even be a factor)! In all other classes I have taken, it has been very evident from the beginning what I
       needed to do in this class. Also, when I had questions, Sandra would take DAYS to get back to us!
      Length of assignment for each week. Being a 3 credit hour class I felt extremly overwhelmed. I have taken many classes
       together and never felt so consumed. The grading policy needs to be addressed in the beginning and followed for all students
      The teacher and her grading was not related to the questions being asked
      The only thing that is a problem is the fact that once the course is over, you cannot access the course or your course e-mail.
       There are times that you and the instructor still need to correspond and it isn't possible. We still should be able to access the
       course e-mail for a few days after the course is over.




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      Since we covered so much ground I would have liked to have had some multiple choice quizzes that covred everything else
       that was not in essay form. Open book, based on the reading. I read the chapters in the beginning, then found that as I got
       busier I only read the information that pertained to the questions only. If I knew I were going to have about 30 or 40 questions
       each week that showed I read the material I would have learned a little bit more. I did take health promotion too so I was
       getting short on time. If I was only taking this one course, I may have spent more time reading everything.
      Develop it inot two courses--students would be able to learn more
      the curriculum was somewhat confusing I think not just for students but for the instructor also
      quiz, test,
      One suggestion is to have instructor understand the importance of giving us feedback and graded material in a timely
       manner.
      The teacher need to be more specific on exactly what she wants from an assignment.




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      Would like quicker response from faculty and advisors.
      Please, please, please put spell check on the discussions portion for on line classes. please.
      These services are wonderful! I use them alot.
      Library too complicating




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                  Course being evaluated: NR455 XH70

Class          No. of students    No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR455XH70             12                    8                     67                              Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree           Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                  Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        87.5      12.5
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     62.5      37.5
Course content was logically sequenced                                            75.0      25.0
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           75.0      25.0
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    87.5      12.5
This course was academically challenging                                          87.5      12.5
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     87.5      12.5
This course is relevant to my practice                                            87.5      12.5
I value what I learn in this course                                               87.5      12.5
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      87.5      12.5
Overall I would rate the course as                                                87.5               12.5
                                                                                Excellent   Good     Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      Continuing to use APA style on all papers submitted
      I feel the content was appropriate and relates very well to my work experience.
      ALL WORKED WELL
      prompt feedback.




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      There were a couple of websites in the resources that were not available, they need to updated.
      NOTHING




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      For this course I think everything was fine. It was more of an academic research course and required writing.
      Sometimes I felt a little insecure about how an assignment was to be done etc. Instructions could be a little more detailed.
       However Lora was great about answering questions and learning to be more independent when completing assignments was
       a good learning experience for me.
      NONE
      I sometimes feel we spend alot of mone on books and don't even use them. We do most of our reseach on line that the books
       in classes like this one seems like a waste of money. If we can find the info. online don't make us buy the book or if we are
       only going to use the book once or twice just put the info. we need on the class sight. We are definately learning, don't get me
       wrong I like the classes!!!! Just not wasting money. If they are really needed. I know some classes wouldn't work without the
       books.




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      The reference librarian was terrific. The bookstore staff is always great. Everyone I have dealt with at Regis has been
       awesonme.
      NONE
      Everyone I have spoken with or emailed to has been very helpful and courteous.




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                  Course being evaluated: NR455 XH71

Class          No. of students    No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR455XH71             17                   11                     65                              Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree           Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                  Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        90.9       9.1
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     36.4      63.6
Course content was logically sequenced                                            54.5      45.5
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           63.6      36.4
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    81.8      18.2
This course was academically challenging                                          81.8      18.2
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     81.8      18.2
This course is relevant to my practice                                            72.7      27.3
I value what I learn in this course                                              100.0
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      90.9       9.1
Overall I would rate the course as                                               100.0
                                                                                Excellent   Good     Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      The entire course outline is organized, concise, and understandable.
      Mary Jo Coast was a wonderful facilitator. She was attentative and very kind.....
      organization of course content
      no comment
      This was my second course with this instructor. She is great!! I learned so much and she is very supportive of us. Thanks!
      Threaded discussion and the pace of work.Week 7 and 8 allowed ample time to work on the teaching-learning presentation.
      Discussion of all the students was informative. Hard to move away from the computer everyone had interesting comments
      Instructor's interaction! Emphasizing the level of writing for BSN and the use of APA style was very helpful. Content was
       relevant. Would have liked preparing wellness diagnoses for someone other than myself.




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      nothing
      Excellent class. Keep up the good work. Don't change anything.
      poerpoint was not as valuable a tool as expected,I printed the entire presentation as had been expected learned more from
       my own research on topic.
      no comment
      Some of the resource web sites couldn't open or access denied.
      Just seems that there is a lot of pressure at this time of year with holidays, maybe major projects can be done the 6th and 7th
       week
      Would be helpful if there were more resources on-line through the library rather than the WWW. Also one textbook was not
       used at all (Transcultural Concepts in Nursing.) Peers need to be reminded not to monopolize the discussions.




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      none
      no suggestions
      the cost of books is considerable and I did not feel I benefited from them as far as course requirements
      It would be an enhancement if your courses accepted the newer windows xp.
      Limit the amount of homeworks to every two weeks
      No suggestions
      Classroom-style lectures posted in the resources or through the library for students who need a little more in-depth instruction
       with examples.




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      n/a
      no suggestions.
      Bookstore has been helpful Library-had problems with retrieving materials Advising-haven't heard from Jane Gillis in
       awhile,she is not listed in the Web Advisor(no advisor posted ???) Registration-prompt and courtesy responses On-Line
       Help-Thank goodness,haven't had to check in with them ,since the beginning.I have a brand new laptop(early grad gift...:) ) to
       myself-why wait,needed it now My Regis experience has been incredible so far,so enriched by this learning
       environment.Thank-you Cathy Sohotra
      Very Good.
      none
      I needed help with attaching my powerpoint presentation and could have received better help from IT. Thanks!
      Couldn't register for courses by on line access. Couldn't check financial aid status by on line access
      I still haven't get a book I ordered at the being of this semester. I didn't receive my grade for the Assessment course till well
       into the 4th week of the next course. I needed to call the school. The library,I still after 3 courses am not comfortable using.
      They have all been quick to respond and very helpful!




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                  Course being evaluated: NR455 XH72

Class          No. of students    No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR455XH72             10                    5                     50                              Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree           Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                  Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        60.0      40.0
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     40.0      60.0
Course content was logically sequenced                                            40.0      60.0
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           40.0      60.0
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    40.0      60.0
This course was academically challenging                                          80.0      20.0
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     80.0      20.0
This course is relevant to my practice                                            40.0      60.0
I value what I learn in this course                                               40.0      60.0
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      20.0      80.0
Overall I would rate the course as                                                40.0      60.0
                                                                                Excellent   Good     Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      Victoria Hall was available to help with any questions and enabled students by her presence and support. The course work
       was great. The workload was demanding, but once I started doing the assignments, I feel like I learned a lot and they were
       completely worthwhile.
      Threaded discussions and not having extra work the last two weeks when the big assignments were due.
      The instructor and the course content gave early information as to the extent of assignments due in the later weeks.
      online presentaions
      I was having trouble with the APA format and felt intimidated by it but after taking this course, I feel comfortable with it. I think
       that the frequent writing of papers should be kept the same.




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      The only assignment I didn't like at all was the Latisproh. I still don't really get it as being very relevant to nursing.
      Writing everything in APA, including threaded discussions adding the references was overkill. I look forward to the threaded
       discussion as being discussions and I surely do not speak in APA.
      nothing
      the last assignment of the the presentation was very difficult and hard to understand. The objectives and instructions, in my
       opinion did not really give me a clear picture of what was expected. My instructor posted expamples but I guess my software
       was the problem because I could not download it. I was told that Microsoft works was appropriate software so that is what I
       purchased. And then the last assignment focused on powerpoint which cost $100. If I had known that I needed powerpoint I
       would have gotten software with it included but I did not know this. Therefore, I had trouble figuring out what to do with this
       assignment.




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      Actually, the work seemed necessary on reflection, except see #14 above.
      none
      nothing
      Overall, the course was very good.




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      Excellent resources and always friendly.
      All very helpful.
      Have had on-going miscommunications with registration, including a portion my financial aid file being deleted by accident.
      Everyone has been very helpful. I really feel that the staff in the bookstore and online support have been really nice. They
       were always willing to assist.




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                  Course being evaluated: NR460R XH71

                No. of
Class           students           No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR460RXH71             3                     1                     33                               Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree             Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                    Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                                  100.0
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives               100.0
Course content was logically sequenced                                                      100.0
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                                     100.0
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                              100.0
This course was academically challenging                                                    100.0
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                               100.0
This course is relevant to my practice                                                      100.0
I value what I learn in this course                                                         100.0
The online component of the course was a positive experience                                100.0
Overall I would rate the course as                                                                    100.0
                                                                                Excellent   Good       Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      All of the major assignments were grouped at the end, these should be spaced out a little. Also,it is too nerve racking to end a
       course not knowing 2 major grades.




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      I would recommend classes that consist of more than 3-4 people to support the threaded discussions based around
       evidence-based practice, but I would not recommend a large class, maybe 10-12 max.




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

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                  Course being evaluated: NR466R XH70

                No. of
Class           students           No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR466RXH70             14                   10                     71                               Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree             Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                    Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                       100.0
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives    100.0
Course content was logically sequenced                                            80.0      20.0
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           80.0      20.0
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    90.0      10.0
This course was academically challenging                                          80.0      20.0
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     90.0      10.0
This course is relevant to my practice                                            60.0      40.0
I value what I learn in this course                                               90.0      10.0
The online component of the course was a positive experience                     100.0
Overall I would rate the course as                                                80.0      20.0
                                                                                Excellent   Good       Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      Great course.
      discussion postings were very informative since everyone tried to discuss a different topic
      The instructor was great.
      The instructional CD for the windshield survey was very helpful. The text book was very easy to follow(Allender and Spradley)
      I like taking courses online and being able to do the work at my pace for each week.
      The quizzes, length of time to complete assignments.
      The formating of the class worked well.




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      Too much readings. Every chapter has a quiz involved, and this was very time consuming.
      the book has small print
      I believe the workload was extreme.
      The objectives listed for Paper 3 of the Epidemilology Paper were confusing with some vague instructions and some
       repetitive instructions compared to the objectives for paper 1 and 2. I got lost in Harkness, Epidemiology in Nursing Practice. I
       think it might be more useful for somebody working in community health more so than someone taking an 8 wk class.
      I find the courses to be a bit too fast, maybe if the courses ran 10 weeks. The quiz on each chapter was a bit too much at
       times. when there were 7 chapters in the text book and 2 or3 in the epidemiological book.
      Not enough hours in a week.
      I know some people stuggled with accessing the HIPPA exam. I did not however.




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      Overall the course was a good experience.
      perhaps making them 10 weeks long instead of 8...to reduce the weekly work load....
      Nothing
      None at this time.




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      Online registration still annoys me but gets better each time
      very good.
      all the departments have been doing a good job by me...and I have had no problems at all with registering, ordering books or
       receiving emails from ITS for help...
      they are great
      I did not have contact with these services.




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                  Course being evaluated: NR466R XH71

                No. of
Class           students           No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR466RXH71             13                    4                     31                               Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree             Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                    Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        75.0      25.0
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     75.0      25.0
Course content was logically sequenced                                            75.0      25.0
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           75.0      25.0
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    75.0      25.0
This course was academically challenging                                          75.0      25.0
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     75.0      25.0
This course is relevant to my practice                                            75.0                          25.0
I value what I learn in this course                                               75.0      25.0
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      75.0      25.0
Overall I would rate the course as                                                75.0      25.0
                                                                                Excellent   Good       Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      The quizzes, windshield survey




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      There was too many big assignments that are due weekly. Jennifer did a great job in giving us positive feedback on
       discussions and assignments. I thing that is VERY important!!!!
      I was out of town for week 2 which put me behind for the Regis family - and I seemed to be behind for the rest of the course




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      Insite is so tedious to log on to. One day I counted 8 mouse clicks just to get there. And also it is down a lot more than is
       acceptable in my book.




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                  Course being evaluated: NR478 XH70

Class          No. of students    No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR478XH70              6                    4                     67                              Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree           Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                  Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        25.0       75.0
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     25.0       50.0             25.0
Course content was logically sequenced                                                      100.0
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                                      75.0             25.0
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                              100.0
This course was academically challenging                                          25.0       50.0             25.0
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                                75.0             25.0
This course is relevant to my practice                                            50.0       50.0
I value what I learn in this course                                               50.0       25.0             25.0
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      25.0       50.0             25.0
Overall I would rate the course as                                                25.0       50.0    25.0
                                                                                Excellent   Good     Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      The Praticum fed upon the knowledge aquired in the lecture portion.
      The major assignment time-lines worked well this time.




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      Faculty need to participate in discussions.
      The community assessment assignment is vague and rambling. It seemed very repetative in places, and could be fine tuned
       to decrease the length of the assignment. The discussion area could promote more sharing of clinical experiences, instead of
       the Healthy People objectives, newpaper articles etc. I always loved reading the other nurse's experiences, and yet we were
       locked into other assingments for discussion.
      #1 Finding a preceptor on our own- Regis University should get involved and find agencies in all major cities that are willing to
       take out-of-state university students. This is a major flaw in your program that needs to be addressed. #2 Having to complete
       10 service learnig hours when we already have 45 clinical hours in this term. I feel that all 20 hours of service learning hours
       should be completed prior to clinicals so it is easier on our schedules...........thank you!!




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      Finding a clinical rotation was an enormous task. It was a time of sever anxiety and some of my classmated withdrew from the
       course. Might I suggest allowing nurses to complete clinical time within their facilites of work--not in their departments or
       under their direct managers. My hospital has a Hospice and 2 different occupational health departments. It would have been
       much easier to contact someone in my facility, rather than begging at the door of a community based practice.I had a
       wonderful experience, and thoroughly enjoyed my clinical time. I think as nurses we have too much to lose, and we have
       spent too much money to lie on forms, or "clock in" during an educational rotation.




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

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                  Course being evaluated: NR480R XH70

                No. of
Class           students           No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR480RXH70             4                     3                     75                               Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree             Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                    Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                       100.0
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     66.7                          33.3
Course content was logically sequenced                                            66.7                          33.3
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           66.7      33.3
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                   100.0
This course was academically challenging                                          66.7      33.3
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                    100.0
This course is relevant to my practice                                           100.0
I value what I learn in this course                                              100.0
The online component of the course was a positive experience                     100.0
Overall I would rate the course as                                               100.0
                                                                                Excellent   Good       Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      Being able to openly discuss my viewpoints regarding the leadership and management activities I have been experiencing.




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      There was one assignment, I did not understand and the text provided no additional information to complete the assignment. I
       felt I needed more information to be explained to guide me to complete the assignment.




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      An additional leadership and management text.




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      Student Services was excellent in answering all questions and giving guidance.




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                  Course being evaluated: NR485R XH70

                No. of
Class           students           No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR485RXH70             14                    3                     21                               Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree             Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                    Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        66.7      33.3
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     66.7      33.3
Course content was logically sequenced                                            66.7      33.3
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           66.7      33.3
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    66.7      33.3
This course was academically challenging                                          66.7      33.3
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     66.7      33.3
This course is relevant to my practice                                            66.7      33.3
I value what I learn in this course                                               66.7      33.3
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      66.7      33.3
Overall I would rate the course as                                                66.7      33.3
                                                                                Excellent   Good       Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      positive interaction of teacher with students and allowance for student decision making in teaching process (methods of
       learning)




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

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                  Course being evaluated: NR608 XH70

Class          No. of students    No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR608XH70             15                    7                     47                              Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree           Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                  Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        57.1      42.9
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     42.9      57.1
Course content was logically sequenced                                            57.1      42.9
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           57.1      28.6              14.3
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    57.1      28.6              14.3
This course was academically challenging                                          57.1      28.6              14.3
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     71.4      14.3              14.3
This course is relevant to my practice                                            57.1      28.6              14.3
I value what I learn in this course                                               71.4      14.3              14.3
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      57.1      42.9
Overall I would rate the course as                                                57.1      28.6              14.3
                                                                                Excellent   Good     Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      The content.
      The course as it is currently written provides the nursing professional with a new and greater knowledge base from which to
       begin to affect change in the profession of nursing. The Field activities required of the course allows the student to gain a
       better understanding of the legislative process and encourages the student to become involved in the professional
       organization(s). The assignment to speak with a member of the legislation provided the opportunity to discuss with our state
       representatives the latest nursing/health care concerns of the people they are elected to represent. The major paper does
       provide the learner with more opportunity to become involved in evaluating research and apply it to practice.
      Text were interesting and provided unique perspective as written by and for nurses.
      The web site evaluations, threaded discussions questions
      I enjoyed the pace at which the assignments were spread out.
      The scheduled field assignments were very beneficial




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      I do not have any complaints about the methods utilized to enhance learning throughout this module of learning.
      Field activities- 2 of them was cumbersome. One would have been a struggle but 2 was almost unmanagable with an 8 week
       course.
      The field experiences conflicted with work schedule, especially the interview of local policy maker
      Nothing
      The mini papers were assigned as only 1-2 pages so I did not write in depth. When you are assigned to look at 5 websites
       and evalute in 2 pages it is supposed to not be very complex. This needs to be changed. Either make the papers longer or
       the assignment not so much in depth required.




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      The discussion threads provide a good information sharing link between the co-horts. I would have enjoyed learning more
       about each students' experiences with the field activities to share ideas on how to most effectively communicate with our
       elected officials.
      Using a nurse with legislative experience-it promotes the image of nurses in politics rather than a lobbist.
      have a alternative for #14
      I thought the course was great!!
      More instructor input in discussion area




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      Considering the distance learning aspects of this program, the student services have been quite exceptional. I had a problem
       with accessing the course initially and the Online Help personnel are to be commended for the speed at which they worked to
       help me to resolve the issues. All of the Student Services that I have had to deal with have been helpful and professional and
       provided services in an expeditious manner. My thanks to all of them for making my college experience easier.
      Bookstore -GREAT in getting texts Registration- EXCELLENT went out of their way to make sure things were completed.
       Disappointed that January offerings were not posted at scheduled opening times-was a chase to get registered when classes
       weren't posted on time. Advising- Dr Weber was a great cheerleader when things got tough! Thanks for working to make this
       all seamless!
      I have problems registering for classes on-line. No problems with bookstore or library. Overall I rate student services
       "excellent"




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                  Course being evaluated: NR622 XH70

Class          No. of students    No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR622XH70             13                    7                     54                              Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree           Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                  Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        57.1      42.9
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     57.1      42.9
Course content was logically sequenced                                            57.1      42.9
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           57.1      42.9
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    42.9      57.1
This course was academically challenging                                          57.1      42.9
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     71.4      28.6
This course is relevant to my practice                                            42.9      57.1
I value what I learn in this course                                               71.4      28.6
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      57.1      42.9
Overall I would rate the course as                                                71.4      28.6
                                                                                Excellent   Good     Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      to keep up with the assignments in a timely manner.
      the threaded discussions were helpful. I liked being able to go the chat rooms at our disgression. I liked the email component.
       The access at any time was helpful, alos.
      online part was convenient . would prefer if you can extend a little more time for each project.
      The reading assignments were very informative. I also liked the class discussions.
      The syllabus is extremely well organized. I liked being able to view all assignments and plan ahead.
      THE TEAM ACTIVITIES
      Keep is as it is.....




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      starting the first week behind. Always start on time.
      Updating the assignments when the bbok was changed would have eliminated some confusion. Ms.harris did always clarify.
      time was not enough . it takes longer than 8weeks to learn the components of leadership.
      I would have liked a little more feedback about each completed assignment
      If this is the first online course in the MSN program, I think the basics of online learning should be enhanced. I understand we
       are adult learners, but this was almost overwhelming in the beginning.
      FINDING THE EVALUATIONS REGARDING THIS COURSE. NO ONE COULD FIND THEM AND MUCH FRUSTRATION
       WAS FELT.
      Need more feed back from instructor




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      Clarifying the graded assignments a little more.
      main problem that I encountered was time . there is less time for any project and in one week there are 4-5 assignments . this
       is an intensive course and can't be counted as a crash course .
      I enjoyed the course.
      I think there should at least be a midterm grade, so students can see if they are on track and make adjustments if necessary.
      I ENJOYED THE CHALLENGE OF ALL CONTENTS OF THIS COURSE.




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      All services were helpful. I would like more information on the writing lab. A list of actual guidlines for the writing component. I
       did personally have some difficulty. the assignment by Ms. Harris to have critiques, and doing the major paper was extremely
       beneficial to me. Getting this web site was extremely difficult,but I am here now. It was agood experience for my first online
       course. It worked well with my lifestyle. I am going to continue. Kudos to Ginny Karlberg-she is great!!!
      all works well. just that this course is time consuming
      Very helpful
      The best service has been from the Registrar, Ginny Karlberg. The Library support and bookstore have been fine. However, I
       did not receive the e-mail notifying me the course began. It took me a week of calling to get online before the end of week 1. I
       never received the e-mail with the instruction for this evaluation. I wonder if I will receive information for the next class. I will
       have to wait and see.
      VERY HELPFUL




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                  Course being evaluated: NR622 XH71

Class          No. of students    No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR622XH71             14                    9                     64                              Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree           Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                  Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        77.8      22.2
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     77.8      22.2
Course content was logically sequenced                                            77.8      22.2
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           66.7      33.3
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    77.8      22.2
This course was academically challenging                                         100.0
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     88.9                        11.1
This course is relevant to my practice                                            88.9                        11.1
I value what I learn in this course                                               66.7      22.2              11.1
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      88.9      11.1
Overall I would rate the course as                                                77.8      11.1     11.1
                                                                                Excellent   Good     Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      Although I work full time and time is a factor, I was able to keep up and submit required work on time. The on-line factor
       turned out to be easier and friendlier than I anticipated.
      outline / syllabus - could work ahead
      independent learning
      The course was challenging and intense and kept me focused. Very consuming. I believe the group was good and we had
       good discussions. I liked the threaded discussions. The short assignments made for reflection on the readings. Very good to
       make you think
      weeking outline, kept on track, motivated, great feedback from instructor and all the students
      It all worked well
      really enjoyed the set up of the class. Lou anne let us hav e until monday of the next week for assignment deadlines, this
       really helped with our work schedules




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      nothing
      group activities were difficult to arrange
      the service project, very difficult to find time when work so many hours a day
      i think that everything went very well




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      independent projects
      enjoyed the reading, more articles
      i think everything was very challenging, and i cant think of anything to change




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      So far I havn't had a problem with any of the above.
      library is kind of hard to navigate
      I find the library difficult but I need to practice more with it. Everyone is very nice and helpful. It is very stressful when you are
       so far away and something is not working right. I have had problems composing messages and sending my assignments.
       When I would click compose the web page will pop up and want me to sign on. When I have to send a message on the e-mail
       I will have to hit reply and then attach my paper. It works thank goodness but is stressful.
      whenever I needed help, everyone was great, especially the online help thanks so much
      Any contact that I had was very helpful and all staff were very professional
      all the services are help when needed and easily accessable




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                  Course being evaluated: NR622 XH72

Class          No. of students    No. of respondents      % of respondents
NR622XH72             16                   14                     88                              Percentages
                                                                                Strongly    Agree           Disagree    Strongly
                                                                                 Agree                                  Disagree
Course content reflected course objectives                                        78.6      21.4
The text(s) resource materials closely supported the stated course objectives     85.7      14.3
Course content was logically sequenced                                            85.7      14.3
Learning activities were appropriate for course content                           71.4      28.6
Graded assignments reflected course objectives                                    92.9       7.1
This course was academically challenging                                          85.7      14.3
I learned new content or ideas in this course                                     85.7      14.3
This course is relevant to my practice                                            85.7      14.3
I value what I learn in this course                                               92.9       7.1
The online component of the course was a positive experience                      85.7       7.1               7.1
Overall I would rate the course as                                                85.7      14.3
                                                                                Excellent   Good     Fair     Poor      Irrelevant




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The unedited student comments follow

What worked well for you and should be kept the same:

      The mini writing assignments worked well for me. It allows for coverage of many topics during one course.
      Threaded discussion, papers, etc.
      The time allowed for assignments works well with most of the assigned reading early in the course.Most students work full
       time as nurses, and it helps to be able to rest one night a week.
      The threaded discussions, minipapers, reflections and the group activity
      the asignments are spaced out well, mondays and thursdays, so you have time to get them done. also, being able to work
       ahead into the next week.
      I think the content of the material was excellent and should be kept the same. I also like the idea of the service learning, I
       think more people should be exposed to it, as it opened up a new world for me.
      not really
      This was a very inspiring course, especially in relation to the readings from the required texts.
      I liked knowing about everything in advance so I could plan, especially the major paper. I could work ahead when possible. I
       work 50 hours a week plus have a family. I was never surprised with an assignment. I can do best when not working from
       behind to catch up. I was very impressed with the online process in general. The content although very challenging made
       sense. I really liked the threaded discussion process. I am not a computer wizard. Online support was available and in most
       cases I was just reading too much into a process and it was essentially very easy once I overcame my anxiety about a
       computer course. This is so much better than how I had to complete my BSN by juggling classes around a work schedule.
       Thank you.
      The threaded the dicussions, and the group assignments worked better for me because it allowed me to receive input from
       classmates, or to simply chat with classmates. It also gave me the feeling that I was not alone in my studies.
      This was my first online course and I was very well thought out and easy to follow.
      group asignments on line library access




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What did not work well for you and should be changed:

      I can't think of anything.
      Nothing, one book was too CEO based and not health care based.
      Having to write a major paper was an unnecessary, time consuming task. We were writing mini papers, journal entries, and
       critiques at least once a week for 8 wks! We have proved we can write. I would much rather have had more time for Service
       Learning assignments, or even an internship in a leadership setting.
      I felt this course was a lot of little assignments and you had so much to turn in that sometimes did not have time to do the
       reading and truly understand what was read.
      nothing
      not really
      The only thing I did not enjoy or find helpful was the assignment to critique another person's paper. I also did not find the
       service learning CD to be helpful. It should be an optional purchase for people who want to hear testimonials.
      I don't know if this should be changed or not but I really did not like submitting an outline for the major paper. I do not write
       from an outline and this kind of squelched my creativity and actually made the process harder for me. I think it should be
       optional as we all do things a bit differently. I think submitting the abstract is fine so the instructor can say, you're on or off
       course, but I really did not like doing an outline. I did one but did not follow it when writing the paper. To me it was just a "must
       do" exercise that was not of value. Some writers may need that structure, therefore, optional would be good. I liked critiquing
       another person's paper and vice versa. It would have been fun to be able to have a place to post our papers for those who
       wanted to read more students papers. I tried to encourage that in threaded discussions but did not get much of a response.
      none
      I find the APA format very confusing and hard to follow at times. You may want to make this a seperate class, just a
       suggestion.....but I would take it.
      APA requirements - it was dificult trying to learn both the course material and APA presentation




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Your suggestions for enhancing the course:

      None
      Everything went well, especially as it was my first on-line course. I have nothing to compare it to so I would change nothing at
       this point.
      The online course assignments are well spaced, except for week 5,which is too heavy. It would help to move one of the
       threaded discussions to another week, possibly wk7 or wk 8. Have you considered changing this to a 10 wk course? It would
       provide more time to work on the major paper.
      no suggestions at this time
      none
      assignementsshould have dates not weeks
      I feel a bit conflicted about this because it is good to get perspective from different regions, but it might be helpful to consider
       making the composition of the small groups based on geographical location rather than alphabetically. There were a few
       instances in which Time Zone differences were an issue. It was a very minor annoyance, but is the only suggestion that
       comes to mind.
      Can't think of anything
      none
      My first online course was excellent but very busy, I know I put in more time with this computer course than I would have in a
       classroom.
      it covered a lot of material in a short period of time - maybe let people get the assignments before class starts to get a head
       start




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Your comments on Student Services (Advising, Library Support, Bookstore, Online Help, Registration, Other):

      The library and bookstore are great! The tech support for on-line students is fantastic.
      Available and helpful.
      The Regis Bookstore has been very helpful and my course materials have arrived in perfect condition. The online help people
       respond to cries for help within 12-24 hrs. and always know what to do. Registration has been problem free.
      All of the online help has been good thus far, no complaints.
      the library is very hard to use. The instructions are not clear. It is just overall confusing.
      not very good I had many difficuties and made made calls assistance came to late
      Advising: no comment, no problems Library Support: I had problems navigating the Regis library system. It was much easier
       to use the resources at the local university which, fortunately, are extensive and located at one of my employment locations.
       Bookstore: when I ordered my books, I requested that they be mailed after a specific day. That request was not honored. If
       such requests are routinely ignored, it makes no sense to have an area on the online ordering form that asks for special
       requests Online help: the little that I needed was offered in a timely fashion and with great courtesy Registration: very helpful
       staff that facilitated the process
      Bookstore on line is great! I also spoke with them on the phone a couple of times to inquire about non-related course books.
       They were pleasant, knowledgeable and timely in responses. I used online help several times and they were very good as
       well. Priscilla in registration could not make things any easier. One call and done. Easy!! This is very appreciated.
      none
      All services have been great, every time I called needing help I was assisted by the kindest, most knowlegable individuals
       ever.
      I found the libraries very helpful, the bookstore prompt, registration easy




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