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Quality Matters Program

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The Quality Matters Site

QM Rubric Information

Overview and Introduction to the QM Program

SoftChalk lesson on QM

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QM Rubric

Why Evaluate Online Courses Differently Than Face-to-Face Courses?

Literature Review for 2011-2013 QM Rubric

What We're Learning From QM Focused Research

QM Accessibility Standards

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WNMU joined QM in Fall, 2012. QM rubric graphic

What that means is that we have access to the rubric as a model for online course quality.

Instructors at institutions which join Quality Matters are never directed or told to meet standards in their courses. It is a voluntary process. An institution which has participated actively with QM for three-five years will usually have about 15 percent of their courses QM approved.

QM is a peer-review model. Faculty at institutions volunteer to be trained in using the rubric when reviewing a course. As of now, WNMU doesn't have a certified reviewer or trainer, so we are simply using the rubric as a "target" for creating and offering quality courses as defined by this national standard.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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