Research & Best Practices

Research Webinar & Conference Archives
View archived recordings from Research Webinars and select QM Research Conference presentations.
kathleen Fri, 12/08/2017 - 14:52
2022 CHLOE 7 Report
The seventh installment of the Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE) report, produced by Quality MattersTM and Eduventures®, offers an overview of the current state of online learning in higher education as well as insights into its future development.
kathleen Wed, 07/27/2022 - 16:16
White Paper: Course Design Considerations for Inclusion and Representation
This paper offers a foundational exploration of inclusive online education, an examination of various course design models that normalize inclusive design practices in online learning, and practical recommendations for applying theoretical and research-based best practices for inclusive and representative course design.
kathleen Fri, 04/22/2022 - 16:43
2021 CHLOE 6 Report
See the results from the sixth survey conducted by QM and Eduventures as part of The Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE) project. The report sheds new light on the future of online learning, while providing important insight into how colleges and universities responded to the COVID-19 pandemic as it evolved throughout 2020.
kathleen Thu, 05/27/2021 - 15:47
QM Digital Accessibility White Paper Series
This three-part digital accessibility white paper series shares the results of a 2019 survey conducted by Dr. Barbra Frey and Dr. Rae Mancilla. The first paper addresses institutional leaders and administrators. The second paper addresses faculty and instructional designers. The third paper addresses administrators, centers for teaching and learning, and offices of disability services. The research project provides an important follow up to research conducted in 2010 by Dr.Frey and Denise King.
kathleen Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:45
2020 CHLOE 5 Special Report
See the results from the fifth survey conducted by QM and Eduventures as part of The Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE) project. This was a special installment of the survey aimed at providing insight into how institutions responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and their plans for moving forward.
kathleen Tue, 07/14/2020 - 16:04
2020 CHLOE 4 Report
See the results from the fourth survey conducted by QM and Eduventures as part of The Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE) project. The fourth installment of the multi-year project delved deeper into key online learning topics, including faculty preparation, OPM partnerships, online support services, enrollment trends, course design, and quality assurance practices.
kathleen Wed, 03/18/2020 - 16:51
The Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE) Project
Quality Matters and Eduventures began this multi-year research project to fill a gap in research on online learning. The first-of-its-kind study delves into the postsecondary landscape by surveying Chief Online Officers on a range of topics related to perceptions, funding, priorities, allocation of resources, and more. 
kathleen Fri, 02/28/2020 - 17:29
Identifying Platforms to Share Your Research
For months — or perhaps years — you worked diligently to complete your research. As you wrap up and document your findings, it’s time for the next step — getting your research in front of intended audiences. In this article, we outline various publishing options that provide platforms for your research and walk you through the steps to get started on publishing your work.
kathleen Thu, 01/02/2020 - 12:25
Academic Rigor White Paper 3: Aligning Institutional Processes to Support Academic Rigor
In the third and final installment of our white paper series on academic rigor, invited author Andria F. Schwegler, Associate Professor of Psychology at Texas A&M University – Central Texas explores how institutional processes and support impact the application of academic rigor by faculty. Plus, discover what faculty can do to support academic rigor and how their behaviors, expectations, and interactions with students affect student experiences and academic performance.
kathleen Wed, 10/16/2019 - 17:30
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