HE Publisher or Vendor Subscription

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HE Publisher or Vendor Subscription

This subscription is ideal for any Higher Ed. publisher that is interested in certifying the quality of their course materials. Access to review tools and QM resources enables you to ensure that your courses meet research-supported standards. You can further demonstrate your commitment to quality by putting courses through the review process to become QM certified. This subscription activates membership for your organization for one year. It includes:
One Organization: All Staff
Fully annotated HE Publisher Rubric
Discounts on HE Publisher Reviews
Discounts on conferences
Discounts on professional development
Free QM IDA Membership
Free QM “Success Stories” webinars
MyQM tools and QA resources
Custom reports

Is this Membership right for your organization?

Higher education (HE) publishers and course vendors that want to improve the quality of their courses and other instructional materials can use QM’s annotated Higher Education Publisher Rubric — along with Self Review and Internal Review tools — to start meeting QM Standards. When courses are ready to go through the Official QM Review process, they can become QM certified if they meet Standards at the 85% threshold. Offering courses that are QM certified gives publishers a competitive edge and will pique the interest of higher education organizations that want to offer high-quality courses based on QM Standards.  

What your Membership includes

  • A fully annotated, web-based HE Publisher QM Rubric that shows you what to look for when evaluating your courses
  • QM’s Course Review Management System, which enables access to a variety of review tools for individuals and groups
  • Discounts on Official QM-managed publisher course reviews, conferences, and professional development
  • Custom reports allow your QM Coordinator to track how people are using the membership  
  • QM IDA Membership, which connects instructional designers to resources that support their QM efforts
  • The QM Research Library helps you create a culture of quality assurance within your organization
  • Exclusive QM “Success Stories” webinars from other Members

How to make the most of your Membership

  • Define your quality assurance goals for course improvement and QM course certification
  • Review and share QM Research resources
  • Select a QM Coordinator who will champion QM and inspire effective implementation across your organization
  • Consider the professional development needs of your staff for learning to use the QM Rubric and improving courses
  • Review the Preparing for a QM Course Review checklist before submitting courses for Official QM-Managed Reviews

Become part of a community that believes quality matters

Once you become a QM member, you can begin to spread the word at your organization and build support for quality assurance in online learning. Anytime you need support, the QM Community is here for you.  

Next steps — activate your Membership

  1. Select your QM Coordinator
  2. Fill out the form on the right
  3. Review, sign, and return the Subscription Agreement you’ll receive via email
  4. Process payment information received with the Subscription Agreement
  5. Create MyQM Accounts and start using your membership


Resources and community await you

  • Gain access to research and insights related to QM and online learning
  • Get support from QM Colleagues
  • Learn from QM Success Stories  
  • Attend conferences at a discounted rate
  • Introduce Instructional Designers to the QM IDA
  • See options for getting your team up to speed by completing the “Applying the Quality Matters Rubric” workshop