Faculty Profile

Valarie Bell

Valarie Bell

Title
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department
Information Technology and Decision Sciences
College
College of Business

    

Education

PhD, Texas Woman's University, 2017.
Major: Computational Social Science
Degree Specialization: Computer Science, Statistics & Advanced Data Analysis
MA, University of Nevada-Reno, 2014.
Major: Social Psychology
Degree Specialization: Social Psychology

Current Scheduled Teaching*

DSCI 4700.001, Analytics for Decision Making, Spring 2020
DSCI 5260.001, Business Process Analytics, Spring 2020
DSCI 5260.002, Business Process Analytics, Spring 2020
DSCI 5260.501, Business Process Analytics, Spring 2020
DSCI 2710.800, Data Analysis with Spreadsheets, Spring 2020
DSCI 4700.001, Analytics for Decision Making, Fall 2019 Syllabus
BCIS 3610.006, Basic Information Systems, Fall 2019 Syllabus
BCIS 3610.007, Basic Information Systems, Fall 2019 Syllabus
BCIS 3610.501, Basic Information Systems, Fall 2019 Syllabus
DSCI 3870.501, Management Science, Fall 2019 Syllabus
DSCI 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2019

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

JOUR 5900.720, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Summer 8W1 2019
BCIS 3610.002, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5000.801, Introduction to Digital Communications Analytics, Summer 8W1 2019 SPOT
JOUR 5251.801, Research Fundamentals in Digital Communication I, Summer 8W2 2019 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5900.720, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 2019
JOUR 5910.720, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 8W2 2019
JOUR 5320.002, New Technologies of Mass Communication, Spring 2019 SPOT
JOUR 5250.001, Quantitative Research, Spring 2019 SPOT
JOUR 5251.801, Research Fundamentals in Digital Communication I, Spring 8W1 2019 SPOT
JOUR 5350.802, Seminar in Journalism and Mass Communication, Spring 8W2 2019 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4270.801, Strategic Social Media, Spring 3W1 2019 Syllabus
JOUR 5330.801, Strategic Social Media, Spring 3W1 2019
JOUR 5900.720, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Fall 2018
JOUR 5000.801, Introduction to Digital Communications Analytics, Fall 8W1 2018 SPOT
JOUR 5261.801, Research Fundamentals for Digital Communication II, Fall 8W2 2018 SPOT
JOUR 5251.801, Research Fundamentals in Digital Communication I, Fall 8W1 2018 SPOT
INFO 6900.712, Special Problems, Fall 2018
JOUR 5330.802, Strategic Social Media, Fall 8W2 2018 SPOT
JOUR 5000.801, Introduction to Digital Communications Analytics, Summer 8W1 2018 SPOT
JOUR 5251.801, Research Fundamentals in Digital Communication I, Summer 8W2 2018 SPOT
JOUR 5350.801, Seminar in Journalism and Mass Communication, Summer 8W2 2018 SPOT
JOUR 5330.802, Strategic Social Media, Summer 8W1 2018 SPOT
JOUR 5900.720, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 8W2 2018
JOUR 3996.002, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Spring 2018
JOUR 5000.801, Introduction to Digital Communications Analytics, Spring 8W1 2018
JOUR 5000.802, Introduction to Digital Communications Analytics, Spring 8W2 2018
JOUR 5320.002, New Technologies of Mass Communication, Spring 2018 SPOT
JOUR 5261.802, Research Fundamentals for Digital Communication II, Spring 8W2 2018
JOUR 4270.002, Strategic Social Media, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5000.801, Introduction to Digital Communications Analytics, Fall 8W1 2017 SPOT
JOUR 5330.802, Strategic Social Media, Fall 8W2 2017 SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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