Quality is often equated with exclusivity. But what if we shifted our thinking? What if quality became synonymous with inclusivity instead? As QM’s Executive Director Dr. Deb Adair shares in her 2021 New Year’s message, quality isn’t really quality unless it is accessible to all.
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A first-person article by Dr. Bethany Simunich, QM's Director of Research and Innovation, about her experience with adapting a face-to-face course to the online modality. She shares how her assumptions were challenged and how she came to see the value of applying quality assurance processes to her course design practice.
There are several types of multimedia presentations you can use in your course, including voiceover slide presentations. Dr. Steven Crawford describes when this type of presentation is most effective and provides tips and best practices for creating them.
See the results from the sixth survey conducted by QM and Eduventures as part of The Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE) project. The report sheds new light on the future of online learning, while providing important insight into how colleges and universities responded to the COVID-19 pandemic as it evolved throughout 2020.
Read about how courses at Piedmont Community College met QM Standards
Captioning videos and other multimedia course content isn’t just about meeting the needs of deaf and hard of hearing students. It is about supporting the needs of all learners. Maximize the impact of captions in your course with these critical insights and tips from Dr. Steven Crawford.
What do top-ranked online programs have in common? An unwavering commitment to quality — a commitment to delivering best-in-class learning environments for their students. That commitment is evidenced in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, which were once again dominated by QM member institutions.
The QM Bridge to Quality Course Design Guides for higher education and K-12 were updated to include considerations for culturally responsive course design. The additions — informed and guided by a team of experts from the QM community — help educators create courses that respect and value the lived experiences of their students.