Implementing quality assurance in online learning? You're not alone. Quality Matters has been adopted throughout the United States, Canada and in many other countries.
Make some quality connections this November when you attend the 7th Annual QM Conference. Question, create, learn, and engage as we get Deep into the Heart of Quality. Get the best registration rate when you register before August 7, 2015 with your hotel confirmation code.
The call for entries for the QM Awards: Making a Difference for Students is just around the corner. Start thinking about Institutions and Individuals you'd like to nominate and check out the new category for the K-12 Award along with recognition for conference posters and Course Reviewer excellence.
Deb Adair will be attending WCET's Leadership Summit as a representative of the Steering Committee. The Steering Committee members are elected by their peers. The Steering Committee makes recommendations on programmatic issues of interest to the membership at-large and leads and/or contributes to activities in support of WCET's programs and membership.
Christine Voelker, Director of QM's K-12 Program, will present Invigorate Your Class with Instructional Materials at the annual International Society for Technology in Education conference. If you’re attending this conference, be sure to register for this session.
A leading Chinese research university in Shanghai will work with QM to develop and disseminate standards for Chinese online and blended course design adapted from the QM Higher Education Rubric.
Since 2013, the Research Colleagues (RCs) have worked closely with the Director of Research to track, document, and analyze scholarly research that informs the continuing reflection and improvement of the QM Standards.
Quality Matters has a wealth of information and tools for finding answers in today’s literature. Everyday, education researchers ask important questions about online learning — Start collaborating:
The QM IDA is made up of QM-subscribed instructional designers from all over the country who are passionate about course design and want to share ideas and best practices with others. Join in the conversation on their website.
(Please note, to become part of the QM IDA, you will need a MyQM account, current individual or other subscription, and an approved application.)
Check out this free, searchable database built to serve the broad QM community with an easy-to-use eLearning product/service directory organized within the 8 general standards of the rubric in addition to user and product categories.
Create a MyQM account or sign in to access PDFs of these non-annotated Rubric Standards:
Quality course design can help with student learning. You can get started with a course review by a certified team of QM reviewers for your Higher Ed, K-12, K-12 Publisher, Higher Ed Publisher or CPE courses. (Subscription recommended, but not required.)
QM can show you how to:
Contact our Course Review team for more information.
Peer Reviewers promote continuous quality improvement by improving their OWN courses, as well as those across an institution.
Being a Peer Reviewer is a great opportunity to learn from other reviewers, gain valuable leadership experience, earn extra income, and get recognition from peers for your individual contributions.
QM has Professional Development offerings leading to certification as a reviewer in each of our five program areas. Become a Peer Reviewer by starting with either the Higher Ed or K-12 pathway. Both entail: