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 are not limited in application to online and blended courses, but can be applied to face-to-face traditional courses as well.
Quality Matters Certification Courses
Applying the Quality Matters Rubric
2 weeks (online)
This is Quality Matter’s flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and its use in evaluating online and blended courses. It is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to full-time and part-time faculty and administrators who wish to understand more about the QM process. Though designed for online courses, the content is relevant and useful to all course formats, including traditional lecture. $300 value. Free to qualified full-time UNTHSC employees. For more information on this course, please contact The Center for Innovative Learning CIL@UNTHSC.EDU.
Quality Matters Peer Reviewer Course
2 weeks (online)
This course is designed to prepare experienced online faculty to become QM Certified Peer Reviewers. The course may also be taken by others interested in learning more about the peer reviewer role. The PRC includes a review of Quality Matters, practice critiquing and writing helpful recommendations, and a Practice Review. Upon successful completion of this course, eligible participants will complete and submit an Application and Memo of Understanding to become a QM Certified Peer Reviewer. Free to qualified full-time UNTHSC employees. For more information on this course, please contact The Center for Innovative Learning CIL@UNTHSC.edu