As online learning continues to evolve and mature, so does the need to certify the quality of online offerings. Many institutions such as Bowling Green State University and John Tyler Community College have moved beyond course design certification and turned to Program Certification as a way to showcase the quality of their online programs and resources. Discover if you are ready too.
Online instructors have many roles and responsibilities. Chief among them is understanding the student experience. Ensuring that faculty and staff are prepared to fulfill their many roles while remaining rooted in their commitment to providing quality learning experiences can be a tall order to fill. Learn how Appalachian State University used QM’s Teaching Online Certificate program to support its goals.
As schools explore ways to address increasing competition, many are finding that their commitment to quality not only helps them stand out but also sends them to the head of the class. Hear from QM members about how using QM helped them become highly-ranked in the U.S. News & World Report’s best online programs for 2019.
Meeting QM Standards in an Official or Subscriber-Managed Review results in a course becoming QM-certified. Displaying the QM Certification Mark can offer an institution a competitive edge over other institutions and demonstrates a commitment to quality to various stakeholders — especially students. But how do you know if your organization is ready for an official review? Get some tips in this article.
As online education takes root in countries throughout the world, international institutions are turning their attention to quality. Find out how they are adapting existing quality assurance resources to assist with expected outcomes, student and faculty satisfaction, and more importantly, student success.
Hear what early participants had to say about the seven workshops they completed to receive QM digital credentials for the Teaching Online Certificate.