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Project ASTRO Reporting Success Stories  and the Next Phase Wednesday, July 14  11:30 AM - 12:15 PM  Sun C
Session Description <ul><li>This panel discussion will highlight several institutions that are using Project ASTRO on thei...
Panelists <ul><li>Eric Kunnen, Director of Distance Learning and Instructional Technologies, Grand Rapids Community Colleg...
Agenda <ul><li>About Project ASTRO </li></ul><ul><li>Project ASTRO Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Key Project ASTRO Reports  </l...
About Project ASTRO <ul><li>Goal  – To build a community based advanced reporting tool and  Blackboard Building Block  tha...
Current Use of Project ASTRO <ul><li>180+ Downloads </li></ul><ul><li>Survey (January 2010) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>65% on B...
Project ASTRO Reports <ul><li>Dashboard </li></ul><ul><li>Active Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Active Instructors & Students <...
University of Southern California Patrick D. Crispen <ul><li>Benefits of ASTRO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual monitoring of ...
Emporia State University Rob Gibson <ul><li>Benefits of ASTRO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>As a faculty member… </li></ul></ul><u...
Seneca College Daniel Szabo <ul><li>Benefits of ASTRO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quantify Faculty/Student System Usage </li></u...
Grand Rapids Community College Eric Kunnen <ul><li>Benefits of ASTRO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tool Tracking and Use </li></ul...
Panel Discussion <ul><li>Starter Questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How has your ability to monitor and better determine whi...
Project ASTRO Next Steps February 2007  Proposal Submitted November 2007   Requirements, Scanning, USF (Glen Parker) April...
<ul><li>Web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://projects.oscelot.org/gf/project/astro/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl....
<ul><li>Please provide feedback for this session by emailing [email_address] .  </li></ul><ul><li>The title of this sessio...
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This panel discussion will highlight several institutions that are using Project ASTRO on their production systems. Each institution will describe how Project ASTRO is being used to make data driven decisions for reporting, advocacy, targeted messaging, ROI, and more! The session will end with a review of the next phase of the Project ASTRO roadmap.

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  1. 1. Project ASTRO Reporting Success Stories and the Next Phase Wednesday, July 14 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Sun C
  2. 2. Session Description <ul><li>This panel discussion will highlight several institutions that are using Project ASTRO on their production systems. Each institution will describe how Project ASTRO is being used to make data driven decisions for reporting, advocacy, targeted messaging, ROI, and more! The session will end with a review of the next phase of the Project ASTRO roadmap. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Panelists <ul><li>Eric Kunnen, Director of Distance Learning and Instructional Technologies, Grand Rapids Community College </li></ul><ul><li>Patrick D. Crispen, Program Manager, University of Southern California </li></ul><ul><li>Rob Gibson, Associate Chief Information Officer for Academic Technology, Emporia State University </li></ul><ul><li>Daniel Szabo, Technical eLearning Specialist, Seneca College </li></ul>
  4. 4. Agenda <ul><li>About Project ASTRO </li></ul><ul><li>Project ASTRO Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Key Project ASTRO Reports </li></ul><ul><li>Panel Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>ASTRO Next Steps </li></ul>
  5. 5. About Project ASTRO <ul><li>Goal – To build a community based advanced reporting tool and Blackboard Building Block that will empower institutions to become more accountable and able to use data-driven decision making to enhance, optimize, and advance Blackboard Academic Suite usage in teaching and learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard Greenhouse Grant – Awarded in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Building Block – Available in July 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Key Functions of Project ASTRO: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tracking Automatic tracking (of courses, organizations, users, and tools.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reporting Easy point and click access to advanced reports. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discovery Ability to measure trends and analyze usage. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing Inform key stakeholders of usage levels. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acting Identify, target, and engage users using reports. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Current Use of Project ASTRO <ul><li>180+ Downloads </li></ul><ul><li>Survey (January 2010) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>65% on Blackboard 8 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>69% Local Server Install </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>86% Installed ASTRO on Test Server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>38% Installed on Production </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Project ASTRO Reports <ul><li>Dashboard </li></ul><ul><li>Active Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Active Instructors & Students </li></ul><ul><li>Tool Page Views </li></ul><ul><li>Tool Items </li></ul><ul><li>Activity in Courses </li></ul>
  8. 8. University of Southern California Patrick D. Crispen <ul><li>Benefits of ASTRO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual monitoring of current and historical course and tool adoption </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identification of trends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discovery of training and outreach opportunities </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Emporia State University Rob Gibson <ul><li>Benefits of ASTRO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>As a faculty member… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provides in-depth analysis of each student </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provides granular analysis of each course </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Seneca College Daniel Szabo <ul><li>Benefits of ASTRO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quantify Faculty/Student System Usage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Tool Visibility Who? How much? When? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portal Module Usage Analysis </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Grand Rapids Community College Eric Kunnen <ul><li>Benefits of ASTRO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tool Tracking and Use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying Key Faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upgrade Planning </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Panel Discussion <ul><li>Starter Questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How has your ability to monitor and better determine which parts of the system are the most frequently used and less frequently used changed with using Project ASTRO? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have you used Project ASTRO for target promotion and training of specific tools or features? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have you been able to spot any specific trend data that has enabled you to share information with stakeholders or in planning? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has using Project ASTRO helped gather data to help determine and allow for the maximization of Blackboard use by faculty, staff, and students for ROI and Accountability? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Additional Questions from Attendees </li></ul>
  13. 13. Project ASTRO Next Steps February 2007 Proposal Submitted November 2007 Requirements, Scanning, USF (Glen Parker) April 2008 Face to Face Meeting at Seneca, Listserv July 2008 Project Update, Poster Session, HTML Mockup June 2009 Face to Face Meeting at Seneca <ul><li>July 2007 Awarded at BbWorld </li></ul><ul><li>December 2007 Conference Call Bb and UMBC (John Fritz) </li></ul><ul><li>June 2008 Survey - James Cook University, Australia (Anne A’Herran) </li></ul><ul><li>July 2009 Beta Available at BbWorld09 </li></ul><ul><li>July 2010 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BbWorld10 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Expand Access to Reports by Role </li></ul><ul><li>Extend Drill Down Reporting in Page Views </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance Features and Functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Explore Cross-Institutional Reporting and Benchmarking </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://projects.oscelot.org/gf/project/astro/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/bbworld09astro </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Listserv </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://listserv.uic.edu/archives/astro.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Email to Request Building Block </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eric Kunnen Director of Distance Learning and Instructional Technologies Grand Rapids Community College [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Santo Nucifora Manager of Systems Development and Innovation Seneca College [email_address] </li></ul></ul>More Information on Project ASTRO
  15. 15. <ul><li>Please provide feedback for this session by emailing [email_address] . </li></ul><ul><li>The title of this session is: </li></ul><ul><li>Project ASTRO - Reporting Success Stories and the Next Phase </li></ul>

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