2019 QM Connect Conference

Leveraging Rubrics to Increase Alignment and Outcomes

Creating a perfect rubric is elusive.  Writing a good rubric is challenging.  Developing a meaningful rubric is critical.  This workshop focuses on expanding rubrics in the course development and evaluation process into a powerful teaching and evaluation tool.  We will look at various types of rubrics and build on experiences of participants to construct rubrics which can be easily modified to make a consistent grading tool and connect assignments to objectives.  The workshop will then identify simple tactics which can leverage rubric criteria to strengthen fundamental program objectives to

Train Your Team Before Moving Forward with QA Initiatives

Before starting out on a new Quality Assurance program with faculty, be sure your online learning support team is trained! This session will cover how an institution new to Quality Matters started a new initiative for accelerated Master's Degree programs that incorporate a Quality Assurance check prior to going live. It is important online learning support staff (technology trainers, instructional technologists, and instructional designers) be well versed on the Quality Matters Rubric and Standards before starting this initiative.

Curriculum Mapping: Program Outcomes, Course Learning Outcomes, Alignment, and Assessment

In a continually shifting climate of higher education, academic drift is a common and often potentially insidious challenge. Without program faculty (or university administration) even noticing, the focus of activities, assessments, and even courses applied to an academic degree program can gradually shift away from the intended outcomes.

Curriculum Mapping: Program Outcomes, Course Learning Outcomes, Alignment, and Assessment

In a continually shifting climate of higher education, academic drift is a common and often potentially insidious challenge. Without program faculty (or university administration) even noticing, the focus of activities, assessments, and even courses applied to an academic degree program can gradually shift away from the intended outcomes.

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