Teach T@lk Webinar: Improving Course Quality Through Backward Design

Despite the best efforts of the instructor or designer of a course, instructional efforts can often fall flat due to poor planning and implementation. Courses […]

How Two Institutions use Quality Matters and CourseArc for Course Design

Check out our webinar with Quality Matters on using CourseArc to meet the QM Standards. Quality courses use tools that engage all learners in multiple […]

Join an #edtech Professional Organization

Some #edtech educators belong to professional organizations, is it right for you? A professional organization can lead to authority in a field as a thought […]

Steps in an official Quality Matters Course Review

The Quality Matters peer review is a rigorous process. The active course review period is approximately three weeks; during this period, the team convenes, independently […]

Quality Matters Training Courses

Quality Matters (QM) is a faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online and blended courses. The principles behind Quality Matters’ Standards […]

Building a Sustainable Quality Matters Community of Practice Through Social Network Analysis

The growth of distance education has necessitated strong evidence of quality for institutions of higher education, and numerous standards and principles of quality have been […]

Webinar: "Working with Online Assessments"

On Tuesday, March 21, we hosted a TeachT@lk Webinar on creating and managing online assessments. There were 3 main topics: Structure: Planning rigorous assessments that […]

Course Design and Approval with Quality Matters

What is Quality Matters? Quality Matters (QM) is a international, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to facilitate the continuous improvement of the design of online […]

Checklist for Meeting Quality Matters – Standard 5 – Learner Interaction and Engagement

Quality Matters Standard 5 5.1. The learning activities promote the achievement of the stated learning objectives or 5.2 Learning activities provide opportunities for interaction that […]

Checklist for meeting Quality Matters- Standard 3 – Assessment & Measurement

Quality Matters Standard 3 3.1    The assessments measure the stated learning objectives or competencies. 3.2    The course grading policy is stated clearly. 3.3    Specific and […]

Checklist for Meeting Quality Matters Standard 4 – Instructional Materials

Quality Matters Standard 4 4.1    The instructional materials contribute to the achievement of the stated course and module/unit learning objectives or competencies. 4.2    Both the […]

Checklist for Meeting Quality Matters Standard 6 – Course Technology

Quality Matters Standard 6 6.1    The tools used in the course support the learning objectives and competencies. 6.2    Course tools promote learner engagement and active […]

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