Ontology Diagrams for Successful Knowldge Capture and Transfer


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Ontology Diagrams for Successful Knowldge Capture and Transfer

  1. 1. Ontology Diagrams for Successful Knowledge Capture & Transfer Brandon Olson, PhD Associate Professor School of Business and Technology The College of St. Scholastica bolson1@css.edu
  2. 2. Agenda (15 minutes) Business Case Theory Process Product Result
  3. 3. Agenda (15 minutes) Business Case Theory Process Product Result
  4. 4. Business Case Regional Accreditation Professional Accreditation Curricular Assessment Embedded Documents NELS – Field Experiences Complete Assessment System Need: Understand department’s curricular assessment domain to identify data and process requirements
  5. 5. Agenda (15 minutes) Business Case Theory Process Product Result
  6. 6. Ontology Layer Topic Network Mitri’s Assessment System Model Skill Network Assessment Layer Judgements Agent Layer Evaluators Students Mitri, M. (2003). A knowledge management framework for curricular assessment. The Journal of Computer Information Systems, 43(4), 15.
  7. 7. Level 1 Hill’s Forms of Assessment Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 • Satisfaction • Knowledge & Skill Changes • Performance Behavior Changes • Applied Performance Hill, A. (2007). Continuous curriculum assessment and improvement: A case study. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, (112), 33-45.
  8. 8. Purpose  Systematic method to understand and classify a domain area  Used to explore new domain areas Ontology Engineering Types  Inspiration  Induction  Deduction  Synthesis  Collaboration Holsapple, C.W., & Joshi. (2002). A collaborative approach to ontology design. Communications of the ACM, 45(2), 42-47.
  9. 9. Agenda (15 minutes) Business Case Theory Process Product Result
  10. 10. Gain Access Inventory Artifacts Collaborative Ontology Engineering Process Review Artifacts Develop Specifications Diagram Anchor Ontology Models Collaborative Review Revise
  11. 11. Artifact Type Quantity Course Syllabus Survey Template 7 Evaluation Template 1 Report Artifact Inventory 46 3 Department Policy 1 Web Page 3 External Policy 4 Information System 3 Total: 68
  12. 12. Agenda (15 minutes) Business Case Theory Process Product Result
  13. 13. ID 1.00 Description 1.01 1.00 Faculty Faculty are members of the academic department who perform evaluations as part of the curricular review of individual courses and student performance on classroom and clinical activities. References: 1.49, 1.08, 1.21 1.02 Ontology Specifications Parent ID Topic Evaluators 1.00 Preceptors The preceptor is an experienced practitioner responsible for guiding and facilitating the student learning experiences in the clinical setting of the preceptor’s area of expertise. The preceptor evaluates the student’s knowledge and skills demonstrated as part of the clinical learning experience. References: 2.04.20, 3.03.09 1.03 1.00 Employers Employers of graduates from the program evaluate the alumni’s demonstrated effectiveness and skills relative achieving the program outcomes. References: 1.51, 1.57 1.04 1.00 Students Students evaluate course and seminar experiences as well as impressions of the overall program. These evaluations take place as part of seminar exit surveys, CoursEval satisfaction surveys, and program surveys. References: 1.47, 1.48, 1.50, 1.52 Evaluees Evaluees are the individuals or entities whose program curricular performance is assessed by the evaluator. 2.00 Evaluators are the individuals performing a critical assessment of the evaluee within the scope of assessing the program’s curricular performance.
  14. 14. Program Entry GPA Department View Outcome Results Post Graduate Criteria During Program Exit from Program Criteria Criteria Course Grades Survey Responses Criteria Survey Responses Activity Results
  15. 15. Assessment Assessment Classes & Relations Outcomes Evaluations Surveys Courses
  16. 16. Survey Program Course Survey Domain 1-Year Topics Satisfaction Exit Student Evaluation Faculty Review Employer Topics Topics Topics Topics Recommendations Topics
  17. 17. Outcomes Professional Standards Outcomes Domain College Program Course Entities Standards Outcomes Outcomes Outcomes
  18. 18. Evaluation Skills Evaluations Domain Professional Standards College Outcomes Program Outcomes Course Outcomes Evaluation Method Measures Knowledge Final Grade
  19. 19. Teaching Strategies Credit Clinical Co-requisites Presentation Quiz Prerequisites Delivery Hour Section Clinical Evaluation Exam Term Participation Class Paper Credits Final Grade Class Course Domain Academic Evaluation Status Course Faculty Credentials Curricular Level Professional Standards Professional Course Outcomes College Outcomes Program Program Outcomes
  20. 20. Agenda (15 minutes) Business Case Theory Process Product Result
  21. 21. Researcher Satisfaction  Quick understanding of complex domain  Unified understanding  Multiple levels of review and communication Results High stakeholder satisfaction  Visibility of hidden attributes  Visibility of hidden relationships  Improved macro understanding  Improved communication
  22. 22. Discussion?