6th Annual Conference

The 6th Annual Conference is September 29 - October 1 at the Renaissance Harborplace in Baltimore, Maryland.

Southwest Regional Conference

The Southwest Regional Conference is April 24-25 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Subscriber Community

Quality Matters is an international, inter-institutional program. QM's quality assurance processes are designed to certify the design of online and blended courses.

Professional Development and Certifications

QM offers workshops and certifications for educators and other professionals.

QM Research

The Quality Matters Rubric is centered in research and is based on a review of the literature, the expertise of experienced practitioners, instructional design principles and existing standard sets.  QM provides many other research-based resources for quality assurance.

Quality Standards

QM provides quality benchmarks and rubrics to improve the design of online courses in higher education, K-12 education, educational publishing, and continuing and professional education.

Course Reviews

Quality Matters promotes a continuous improvement model supported by a database of professionally trained, community-based QM peer reviewers eligible for assignment to peer review teams. Courses that successfully meet the QM Rubric standards in an official course review are eligible to carry the QM certification mark.