E-learning Standards at Zagreb School of Economics and Management

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  • Out of 37 students that have a grade in ManagemetInformationSystem (MIS) grade and participated in international student exchange program, 26 students have an above the average grade (70.27%). Out of 141 students that have a grade in MIS and did not participate in student exchange program, 50 students have a grade higher than the average (35.46%).

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  • E-learning standards atZagreb School of Economicsand ManagementKarmela Aleksic-MaslacApril 8, 2013
  • 2www.zsem.hrZSEMwww.zsem.hr
  • 3E-learning at ZSEM The first generation – 2002 systematic use of e-learning e-learning is a responsibility of both faculty andstudents 2002 – 2011 – WebCT 2011  Blackboard The idea of introducing e-learning –management at ZSEM.
  • 4 The role of CARNet – Croatian Academic andResearch Network 1.400 students and 150 different e-learningcoursesE-learning at ZSEM
  • 5Standard description We developed 11 standards for evaluatingdeveloped e-learning courses: Static (S1-S4) Dynamic (D1-D4) Administrational (A1-A2)
  • 6Standard descriptionS1 – SyllabusS2 – LecturesS3 – Part-timestudentsD1 – DiscussionD2 – CalendarD3 – E-mailA1 – Number ofstudentsA2 – Self-registrationSTATIC DYNAMICADMINISTRA-TIONALS4 – DesignD4 – Onlinetests Other
  • 7LMS
  • 8
  • 9Syllabus
  • 10Calendar
  • 11• Online simulation of a real quiz• Online homework• Online quizzes – midterm exam• Evaluations – students statisfaction withprofessors, courses, …Online tests on Bb
  • 12Oline Test
  • 13Online Discussion
  • 14Discussion types
  • 15New language form - Netspeak everyday use of new communication channelsis changing the written language in many ways creating the new language form called Netspeak methodology for measuring the frequency in usingNetspeak elements through ten specific standards grouped into four categories
  • 16Netspeak - standard descriptionI1 – EnglishwordsI2 – acronymsandabbreviationsI3 – emoticonG1 – lower casegraphemesG2 – diacriticsspecial signsG3 –omissionof spaceP1 –punctuationP2 –uppercasegraphemesP3 –prolongation ofthe graphemesO –OtherICTGRAMMAR &SYNTAXPROSODY
  • 17Netspeak - standard description
  • 1869.75073.652.476.451.840102030405060708090REDOVNI IZBORNIObligatorycoursesElectivecoursesE-learning standards - results
  • 1969.6 69.272.564.375.472.575.670.676.770.979.6 2. 3. 4.academicyearE-learning standards - results
  • 20Student activity - 1st semester
  • 21• The assumption is that the student who spendsgreat amount of time on Bb course• also spends great amount of time on another Bbcourse or vice versa.PE1 EG ICT EE Mat. 1 IP Soc.PE1PearsonCorr.1 ,545** ,452** ,667** ,685** ,472** ,643**EGPearsonCorr.,545** 1 ,442** ,596** ,536** ,617** ,707**ICTPearsonCorr.,452** ,442** 1 ,565** ,394** ,454** ,620**EEPearsonCorr.,667** ,596** ,565** 1 ,587** ,551** ,656**Mat. 1PearsonCorr.,685** ,536** ,394** ,587** 1 ,518** ,512**IPPearsonCorr.,472** ,617** ,454** ,551** ,518** 1 ,588**Soc.PearsonCorr.*,643** ,707** ,620** ,656** ,512** ,588** 1**. Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed).Student activity on Blackboard
  • 22• There is a relationship between the overallsummary of user activity for both professorsand students.• Activities of the professor on Bb course are related tothe activities of students on that Bb course.NCorrelation Sig.Pair1O Overall student activity & overall professoractivity 7,898 ,006Student and professor activity on Bb
  • 23Part-timestudentsProfessionalathletesDistancelearningInternationalexchange
  • 24Building Social Capital at ZSEM Adoption of Education Quality Standards represents a form ofInstitutional and System Internationalization AACSB, EQUIS reflected in continuous growth of academic cooperationwith partner institutions
  • 25Building Social Capital at ZSEM010203040506070809010002/03 03/04 04/05 05/06 06/07 07/08 08/09 09/10 10/11NumberofhighereducationinstitutionAcademic year
  • 26Building Social Capital at ZSEM Targeted Academic Cooperation: Student andProfessor Mobility student mobility - average percentage: Croatia – 0.3 % ZSEM – 6 % 3.86% ZSEM’s students – at least one semester in some ofthe partner higher education institutions 8.68% attended some international summer school professor mobility - average percentage: ZSEM – 18.4 %K. Aleksic-Maslac, M. Magzan, (2012),"ICT as a Tool for Building Social Capital in Higher Education",Campus-Wide Information Systems, Vol. 29 Iss: 4
  • 27Exchange students grades compared with no-exchange students70%30%% of exchange students which havea grade higher than the average> average < average35%65%% of no-exchange students whichhave a grade higher than theaverage> average < averageStudentsNumber ofstudentsNumber of students which havea grade higher than the averageAveragegradeALL 178 76 3.4045Exchange 37 26 4.0541No-exchange 141 50 3.2340
  • 28Distribution of online activities of students ininternational exchange programs who followed MIScourse through DL0.388.84486.3592.897.6226.3521.2411.2761.00130.54OriginalActive discussionsPassive discussionsOtherMailCalendarOnline quizzesAssigmentOrganizer PageHomepageOnlineelement
  • 29• K. Aleksic-Maslac, M. Korican, D. Njavro, “E-Learning Course Development – QualityStandards” International Conference on Education and InformationSystems, Technologies and Applications (EISTA 2008), Orlando, USA, 2008.• K. Aleksic-Maslac, D. Njavro, H. Jerkovic, “E-Learning at Zagreb School of Economicsand Management, Best Practice Showcase”, Online Educa Berlin2004., Berlin, Germany, 2004.• K. Aleksic-Maslac, D. Njavro, “Systematically Using WebCT at Zagreb School ofEconomics and Management (Showcase)” 5th Annual WebCT European UserConference, Edinburgh (Scotland), 2006.• K. Aleksic-Maslac, J. Poropat Darrer, T. Djuras,: Standards for Measuring theNetspeaks Quantity in On-Line Text Content, International Multi-Conference onSociety, Cybernetics and Informatics (IMSCI 2012),Orlando, Florida, July 17-20, 2012.• K. Aleksic-Maslac, M. Magzan "ICT as a tool for building social capital in highereducation"; Campus-Wide Information Systems; ISSN: 1065-0741, Volume: 29 Issue:4, 2012.• K. Aleksic-Maslac, T. Djuras, D. Njavro: “Correlation between online course quality andstudent acitvity on the courses”, ICEER conference, 2013.• K. Aleksic-Maslac "Technologies, Strategies and Best Practices for Online and BlendedCurricula, AACSB Associate Deans Conference, Houston, Texas, Nov. 12-14. 2012.References
  • 30karmela.aleksic@zsem.hrTHANK YOU!