2017 QM Connect Conference

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In a time when accessibility in education is highlighted, especially in distance and hybrid learning, we will present how Texas A&M International University has implemented QM accessibility Standards, universal design principles, and diversity appreciation to enable equal learning for all.

Quality Online Education: What's Rigor Got to Do with It? Part 1 & 2

Part 1:  What does "Academic Rigor" mean to you and your institution? Explore the definition of academic rigor and its role in education during Part 1 of "What's Rigor Got to do with It?". Through panel and small group discussions, you'll come away with an understanding of various interpretations of academic rigor, how institutions address the topic, and what role academic rigor plays in a quality education.

How Goldilocks and the Three Bears used Quality Matters to bolster their Quality Assurance Program_PPTX_Holt_Lum

Our university launched several initiatives to improve online education quality including adopting the Quality Matters (QM) standards for online course design, and creation of the Faculty Fellows (2017-2012). Two new initiatives are featured: (1) Quarterly Applying Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) Workshops and, (2) A series of 40 workshops offered weekly focusing on assessment, accessibility and technical skills. The establishment of these categories was created to support a QM based Master Course Template for the Learning Management System.The outcomes of the workshops have been positive.