Eleanora R Bird

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OBJECTIVES To identify mobile computing initiatives within pharmacy education, including how devices are obtained, supported, and utilized within the curriculum. METHODS An 18-item questionnaire was developed and delivered to academic affairs deans (or closest equivalent) of 98 colleges and schools of pharmacy. RESULTS Fifty-four colleges and schools(More)
Accreditation standards require that colleges and schools of pharmacy establish and conduct ongoing assessment of their programs. A case study of the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy's experience developing and implementing an assessment program is described. A historical perspective of the School, implementation of an office of education, and(More)
This paper aims to increase understanding and appreciation of formative assessment and its role in improving student outcomes and the instructional process, while educating faculty on formative techniques readily adaptable to various educational settings. Included are a definition of formative assessment and the distinction between formative and summative(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop a student focus group process for formative evaluation of the learning environment in a college of pharmacy. DESIGN Student focus groups were formed and met from fall 2002 to spring 2006. During spring 2005, student cohorts (first- through third-professional years) were surveyed and anecdotal evidence about the process was gathered(More)
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