Members can access recorded sessions that showcase how fellow QM members are implementing and applying QM. See a listing of all sessions, then view the recording using links in the MyQM Reference Library.
Achieving QM Certification for your course is not the end of the process — it’s just the beginning! Sharing the certification with key stakeholders, including students, is an important next step. As the QM Ohio Consortium shares, promoting QM-Certified courses helps differentiate your offerings in a crowded online environment and gets the word out to students about the quality learning experiences your institution provides.
With a course catalog that includes offerings such as “The Future of Space Travel”, K-12 Publisher Pointful Education aims to provide today’s students with meaningful, future-thinking courses. But Pointful recognizes that it takes more than unique content to meet the needs of today’s learners. Find out how they are using QM to deliver the complete package — relevant courses that set students up for success.
Internal Reviews play an important part in the quality assurance process. Just ask East Central University in Oklahoma. After conducting 71 Internal Reviews, the University shares lessons learned, including how Internal Reviews improve the student experience, the steps the University takes to prepare faculty for the process, and how the reviews serve as a stepping stone to official reviews.
QM Connect is the go-to conference for online and blended learning professionals. There, one can connect with like-minded individuals as well as fresh ideas to improve the learner experience. Discover how K-12 and higher ed attendees benefit from participating in the conference and how their quality assurance journeys are impacted by what they find there.
QM Exemplary Program Status is the highest level of quality certification for online programs. It is earned when an institution earns individual QM Program Certifications in four key areas — Online Program Design, Online Teaching Support, Online Learner Support, and Online Learner Success — within three years. Go behind the scenes of the certification process with the University of Alaska Fairbanks to learn more about what’s involved and the benefits it provides.
Support for online learners is a critical component for student success. To demonstrate its commitment to providing the resources students need to succeed, Alamo Colleges District came up with a winning game plan to achieve QM Program Certification for Online Learner Support.
Getting a lot done in a short amount of time can be a challenge. We might have to sacrifice a little quality to get the output we need. But can quality and quantity go hand in hand? The answer is “YES!” according to the University of North Florida and Athens State University, and many other members that have reached critical mass with QM-Certified courses. Read up on how quality for learners and institutional objectives can be achieved by going all in on course reviews.
When it comes to quality assurance it can be easy to talk the talk, but it's not always easy to walk the walk. Georgia Southern University, though, has found a way by designing a faculty training workshop that models how QM Standards and official QM Certification support successful learner outcomes.
Moving from Self Reviews or Internal Reviews to official reviews is an important step in the quality assurance journey. But how do you know you are ready? Find out how Bellevue University knew it was time and learn how the external review process helped them improve the student experience.