Showcase of Best Practice

The Showcase of Best Practice is a place to view and share courses that have met QM Standards in official QM course reviews. There are many great ideas out there and this is a way to share them!

Do you have a great example to share with the QM Community of how your course met QM Standards? Fill out the Showcase of Best Practice Submission Form to submit your short video.

How I met QM Standard 4.5

Julianne Treme
North Carolina State University
Posted 30 August 2019
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Sixth Edition
General Review Standard:
4. Instructional Materials: Instructional materials enable learners to achieve stated learning objectives or competencies.
Specific Review Standard:
4.5 A variety of instructional materials is used in the course
Keywords:
Standard 4.5
instructional materials
variety
authentic
real-world

John Morris - Standard 3.2

John Morris
Oregon State University
Posted 1 May 2018
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014
General Review Standard:
3. Assessment and Measurement: Assessments are integral to the learning process and are designed to evaluate learner progress in achieving the stated learning objectives or mastering the competencies.
Specific Review Standard:
3.2 The course grading policy is stated clearly.
Keywords:
grading policy
late policy
Standard 3.2
rubrics

QM SRS 2.4 Example

Wren Mills
Western Kentucky University
Posted 5 March 2018
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014
General Review Standard:
2. Learning Objectives (Competencies): Learning objectives or competencies describe what learners will be able to do upon completion of the course.
Specific Review Standard:
2.4 The relationship between learning objectives or competencies and course activities is clearly stated.
Keywords:
course map
Standard 2.4
alignment

Meeting QM Standard 2.4

Lacey Daniel
Davenport University
Posted 22 January 2018
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014
General Review Standard:
2. Learning Objectives (Competencies): Learning objectives or competencies describe what learners will be able to do upon completion of the course.
Specific Review Standard:
2.4 The relationship between learning objectives or competencies and course activities is clearly stated.
Keywords:
course map
template
alignment
Standard 2.4

Tara O'Neill March Week 1 2015

Tara O'Neill
Yavapai College
Posted 22 January 2018
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014
General Review Standard:
1. Course Overview and Introduction
Specific Review Standard:
1.1 Instructions make clear how to get started and where to find various course components.
Keywords:
Course Introduction
Course Overview
Start Here
Getting Started

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Thatcher Bohrman
Yavapai College
Posted 13 December 2017
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014
General Review Standard:
1. Course Overview and Introduction
Specific Review Standard:
1.5 Minimum technology requirements are clearly stated and instructions for use provided.
Keywords:
Course Introduction
Course Overview
Technology Requirements
Technology Instructions
Student Support
Technical Support

Tina Luffman Best Practice Clear Grading

Tina Luffman
Yavapai College
Posted 8 December 2017
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014
General Review Standard:
3. Assessment and Measurement: Assessments are integral to the learning process and are designed to evaluate learner progress in achieving the stated learning objectives or mastering the competencies.
Specific Review Standard:
3.1 The assessments measure the stated learning objectives or competencies.
Keywords:
Course Objectives
Assessments
Course Grading Policy