Rubrics & Standards

To which course formats can QM Rubrics be applied?
See specific definitions of what constitutes an online, blended or face-to-face format and how the QM Rubrics can be applied to each.

When will the QM Higher Ed Rubric, Sixth Edition be updated?
The QM Higher Ed Rubric, Seventh Edition is slated for release in July 2023. The Rubric Committee began their work for revising the Sixth Edition in July of 2022. A free Rubric Update professional development session will be available for all QM members in June of 2023. QM Role holders will have approximately six months to complete the self-paced session to maintain their roles.

What are the expectations and qualifications for serving on the QM Higher Education Rubric Committee?
QM Members serving on the Rubric Revision Committee for the Seventh Edition of the QM Higher Education Course Design Rubric Standards need to be experienced with the Sixth Edition Rubric as described on this page. Committee members volunteer a significant amount of time and effort that benefits the entire QM Community.

How can I make QM Rubric Standards available to my post-secondary or graduate students?
You can bring QM into the classroom with QM for Students, a supplemental subscription. If you’ve been wanting to incorporate QM Standards into curricula and courses for Instructional Design, or any other program, this supplemental subscription may provide the solution.