2012- OTA QRP Draft

2012- OTA QRP Draft



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Primary	
  contact	
  regarding	
  this	
  plan:	
  	
  No	
  name	
  listed	
  

	
  Identify	
  indicators	
  from	
  your	
  scorecard	
  and	
  elements	
  from	
  your	
  student	
  feedback	
  that	
  should	
  receive	
  your	
  “focus”	
  or	
  attention.	
  Brainstorm	
  the	
  possible	
  solutions,	
  cir
preliminary	
  completion	
  date,	
  and	
  the	
  person/people	
  that	
  will	
  be	
  responsible	
  for	
  the	
  activity.	
  
Best	
  Practices	
  and	
  Innovations	
  
	
  
• Professional	
  Behavior	
  Assessment	
  
• Service	
  Learning	
  
• Co-­‐operative/Problem-­‐based	
  learning	
  
• Practical	
  testing	
  
• 3	
  online	
  courses	
  and	
  BB	
  support	
  
• Guest	
  speakers/experts	
  utilized	
  

Trends,	
  Future	
  Trends,	
  and	
  External	
  Factors	
  
	
  
• Low	
  return	
  rate	
  of	
  graduate	
  surveys	
  
• Data	
  from	
  state	
  shows	
  less	
  anticipated	
  increase	
  o
• Breakdown	
  of	
  industry	
  settings	
  may	
  not	
  reflect	
  f
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  

Reviewer	
  Comments:	
  
Reviewer:	
  Tracy	
  Dryden	
  
Program	
  has	
  experienced	
  a	
  steady	
  increase	
  in	
  enrollments	
  and	
  FTE	
  generation.	
  	
  
Graduates	
  have	
  nearly	
  tripled	
  in	
  the	
  past	
  year.	
  	
  
An	
  analysis	
  of	
  the	
  labor	
  market	
  indicates	
  a	
  13%	
  growth	
  in	
  jobs.	
  This	
  tracks	
  with	
  the	
  national	
  growth	
  rate	
  and	
  is	
  
well	
  above	
  the	
  state	
  growth	
  rate.	
  	
  
Annual	
  openings	
  10	
  –	
  per	
  year.	
  	
  
Primary	
  concentration	
  of	
  jobs	
  are	
  in	
  La	
  Crosse	
  County.	
  
A	
  review	
  of	
  the	
  program	
  scorecard	
  5	
  year	
  trends	
  shows	
  a	
  two-­‐year	
  decrease	
  in	
  course	
  completion	
  rates.	
  	
  
Second	
  year	
  retention	
  rose	
  in	
  2010	
  and	
  dipped	
  slightly	
  in	
  2011.	
  	
  
Third	
  year	
  retention	
  rose	
  in	
  2011	
  (those	
  students	
  started	
  in	
  Fall	
  2008).	
  
Third	
  year	
  graduation	
  remained	
  steady.	
  	
  
Job	
  placement	
  in	
  related	
  fields	
  took	
  a	
  significant	
  	
  drop	
  in	
  2011.	
  
	
  
	
  

Reviewer	
  Suggestions:	
  
Monitor	
  enrollments	
  and	
  number	
  of	
  graduates	
  to	
  make	
  s
survey	
  will	
  be	
  a	
  good	
  tool	
  to	
  use	
  to	
  see	
  if	
  graduates	
  are	
  i
I	
  would	
  recommend	
  examining	
  which	
  courses	
  are	
  contrib
studies,	
  it	
  might	
  be	
  useful	
  to	
  really	
  pinpoint	
  the	
  culprits	
  a
If	
  your	
  program	
  is	
  going	
  to	
  undergo	
  a	
  reaffirmation	
  of	
  ac
and	
  assessment	
  components.	
  	
  
	
  

Indicator	
  Name	
  or	
  
Feedback	
  Source	
  
	
  

Briefly	
  describe	
  how	
  this	
  “best	
  idea”	
  will	
  improve	
  the	
  scoreca
indicator	
  or	
  the	
  feedback	
  

Course	
  
Completion	
  
	
  
(Program	
  
scorecard)	
  

List	
  possible	
  ideas	
  or	
  solutions	
  to	
  improve	
  the	
  indicator.	
  	
  
Circle	
  your	
  best	
  idea.	
  

	
  
	
  
Early	
  advisement	
  to	
  complete	
  general	
  studies	
  (ie	
  esp.	
  general	
  A&P)	
  before	
  core	
  studies	
  
Students	
  will	
  have	
  better	
  knowledge	
  base,	
  study	
  habits	
  a
Make	
  General	
  A&P	
  an	
  admission	
  requirement	
  –	
  not	
  sure	
  if	
  this	
  is	
  feasible,	
  would	
  be	
  a	
  
For	
  the	
  rigors	
  of	
  the	
  program.	
  
question	
  for	
  your	
  associate	
  dean/dean.	
  I	
  think	
  before	
  you	
  implement	
  or	
  pilot	
  any	
  changes,	
  
you	
  should	
  review	
  all	
  courses	
  and	
  your	
  program	
  map	
  to	
  see	
  where	
  students	
  drop	
  off	
  or	
  
don’t	
  successfully	
  complete	
  coursework.	
  	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  

•

Clearly	
  define	
  and	
  communicated	
  breaches	
  of	
  conduct	
  that	
  could	
  result	
  in	
  failure	
  
of	
  field	
  work	
  and	
  educate	
  students	
  on	
  these.	
  

	
  

	
  

	
  

Results	
  
(Program	
  
Outcomes	
  for	
  
2011)	
  

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Incorporate	
  electronic	
  medical	
  records	
  into	
  documentation	
  
competencies/learning	
  activities	
  
Improve	
  access	
  to	
  portable	
  data	
  systems	
  to	
  keep	
  current	
  with	
  practice	
  
Purchase	
  /retro-­‐fit	
  all	
  media	
  to	
  closed	
  captioning	
  	
  including	
  online	
  resources	
  for	
  
online	
  courses	
  

	
  
	
  
	
  

	
  
Comments,	
  questions,	
  or	
  requests	
  for	
  individual	
  program	
  follow	
  up:	
  
	
  
	
  

learning	
  and	
  preparation	
  for	
  fieldwork/practice