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QM 2019-2020

The following courses are scheduled for review during the 2019-2020 academic calendar.

Faculty are encouraged to take the Quality Matters APPQMR & DYOC professional development courses prior to a course review.

Summer 2019

Mark Garland

BUSN 1290
Professional Development & Business Ethics

Joe Fall

BUSN 2380
Principles of Marketing

Farnood Farmond

ECON 2100
Principles of Macroeconomics

 

Fall 2019

Carrie Davis

ACCT 1010
Principles of Accounting I

Amy Ross

BUSN 1360
Software Applications for Business

 

BUSN 2340
Human Resource Management

Spring 2020

Amy Ross

BUSN 1370
Spreadsheet Applications

Mark Garland

BUSN 2370
Legal Environment of Business

Farnood Farmond

ECON 2200
Principles of Microeconomics

Thanks to all the developers and reviewers for their commitment to student success & online teaching excellence.

Sample QM Courses

Want to see what some QM-Designed and Reviewed Courses look like?

Click this link http://elearn.ws.edu/d2l/local (opens in a new window) and use the following log-in information:

  "WaltersStateQM" for the Username
  "WaltersStateQM" for the Password

You will then be able to see several courses designed by Walters State faculty members.

Courses are always in a state of improvement, but these examples demonstrate an awareness of basic Quality Matters principles.

The 8 General QM Standards (see also the QM Overview presentation in the next column):

  1. Course Overview and Introduction
  2. Learning Objectives (Competencies)
  3. Assessment and Measurement
  4. Instructional Materials
  5. Course Activities and Learner Interaction
  6. Course Technology
  7. Learner Support
  8. Accessibility and Usability

Instructional Design greatly appreciates faculty members who have allowed us to use their courses as example QM courses.

QM

Quality Matters Logo (used with permission)

Quality Matters is the global organization leading quality assurance in online and innovative digital teaching & learning environments. Walters State Community College is committed to QM standards for online student success & teaching excellence. 

Faculty Thoughts

Get Involved

 

WS encourages instructors who design online courses or teach online to take Quality Matters professional development courses. You will find that the QM principles can also positively affect your on-ground classes.

Here are QM's recommendations:

Since college pays for your professional development, we ask that you complete each course you register for. 

First, create an account with Quality Matters (opens in a new window)

Each course is offered at a number of times and runs for about two or three weeks. The recommended time investment is listed with each course.

Second, check the recommendations above and select a course. Here is a link to the courses (opens in a new window). Click on the Higher Ed tab.
https://www.qualitymatters.org/professional-development/workshops.

Here is how to register for a Quality Matters course (opens in a new window).

Contact Vickie.Mills@ws.edu for the purchase order (PO) information.

If you are interested becoming a member of a review team, contact Kay Heck at kay.heck@ws.edu after you complete both the AAPQMR and DYOC courses.  

Niswonger Grant-Funded Courses

The following courses were developed and reviewed thanks to a generous grant provided by the Niswonger Foundation:

AGRM 2310

BUSN 1290

BUSN 2370

CITC 1306

CRMJ 1030 - Chad Bryant

CRMJ 1040 - Chad Bryant

CRMJ 1050 - Chad Bryant

ECED 1310    Intro to Early Childhood Educ

ECED 2310    Safe and Healthy Learning Envr

ECED 2390 - Karen Stooksbury

ECED 2312 - Lisa Mandracchia

EDUC 1030 - Darlene Smith

ENGL 1010 - Christie Wilson

ENGL 1020 - Christie Wilson

ENGL 2110 - Joel Wilson

ENGL 2120 - Sherri Jacobs

ENGL 2410 - Lori McCallister

ENGL 2420 - Kay Heck

INFS 1010 - Lois Blais

HIST 2010 - Tim Holder

HIST 2020 - Darrel McGhee

HUM 2010 - Erika Stevens

HUM 2110 - Laura Ritter

MATH 1530 - David Atkins

MATH 1710 - Aaron Wilmon

MUS 1030 - Laura Ritter

PHIL 2640 - Greg Bock

SOCI 1010 - Vivian Gladson

SOCI 1020 - Chris Baker

SPAN 1010 - Michelle Mitrik

SPAN 1020 - Erika Stevens

THEA 1030 - T. J. Kent

QM Trained Faculty

List of QM Professional Development Courses Completed by Faculty:

APPQMR (Rubric Course)

DYOC (Develop Your Own Course)

IYOC (Improving Your Online Course)

PRC (Peer Reviewer Training)

TOL (Teaching Online)

MRC (Master Course Reviewer)

NAME

COURSES

Alcorn, Kathy

APPQMR

Alcorn, Steve

APPQMR

Atkins, David

APPQMR, DYOC

Austin, Gerald

APPQMR

Baker, Chris

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Bell, Julia

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Blais, Lois

APPQMR

Boren, Courtney

APPQMR

Bryant, Chad

APPQMR

Cairns, Joe APPQMR

Coker, Paul

APPQMR

Davis, Carrie

APPQMR

Davis, Eva

APPQMR, PRC

de Silva, Eugene

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC, MRC

de Silva, Eugenie

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC, MRC

Deaderick, Cathy

APPQMR, PRC

Dixon, Bob

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Dixon, Jason

APPQMR, PRC

Eccles, Lisa

APPQMR, DYOC

Elkins, Angela

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Elliott, Kirstin

APPQMR

Evans, Amy

APPQMR, PRC

Fall, Joe

APPQMR

Farmand, Farnood

APPQMR

Funke, Michael

APPQMR

Garland, Mark

APPQMR

Goosie, Abigail

APPQMR, PRC

Hallman, Catherine

APPQMR, DYOC

Heck, Kay

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Hill, Kenneth

APPQMR, PRC

Holder, Timothy

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Howerton, Tera

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Hunt, Tamra

APPQMR

Isasi, Samantha

APPQMR

Jacobs, Sherri

APPQMR, PRC

Jarnagin, Whitney

APPQMR. PRC

Jenkins, Cary

APPQMR

Johnson, Vicky

APPQMR, PRC

Justice, Candace

APPQMR

Kent, T.J.

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

LaPrise, John

APPQMR

Larson, Jacquelyn

APPQMR

Lee, Christopher

APPQMR

Lubotina, Paul

APPQMR

Ludwig, Paul

APPQMR, DYOC

Mandracchia, Lisa

APPQMR, DYOC

Mayes, Jennifer

APPQMR, PRC, TOL

McCallister, Lori

APPQMR, DYOC

McClure, Marc

APPQMR

McGhee, Darrel

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

McLain, Chippy

APPQMR, DYOC

McMahan, Jay

TOL

Mitrik, Michelle

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Noe, Russell

APPQMR

Owens, Brad

APPQMR

Parish, Jane

APPQMR, DYOC

Rawlinson, Terry

APPQMR

Reeves, John

APPQMR

Rice, Crystal

APPQMR, DYOC

Ritter, Laura

DYOC

Romines, Jill

APPQMR

Ross, Amy

APPQMR

Rossie, Gracie

APPQMR

Seaton, Shannon

TOL

Sewell, Tom

APPQMR

Smith, Darlene

APPQMR, DYOC

Smith, Larry

APPQMR

Smith, Teresa

APPQMR

Spicer-Sutton, Jama

APPQMR, DYOC

Stephens, Suzanne

APPQMR

Stevens, Erika

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Stone, Katherine

APPQMR

Stooksbury, Karen

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Todaro, Carla

APPQMR, DYOC

Todaro, Paul

APPQMR, PRC

Turner, Paul

APPQMR, DYOC

Turner, Rebecca

APPQMR, DYOC

Van der Laan, Jessie

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Weaver, Elizabeth

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Webb, Susanna

TOL, DYOC

Westwood, Matthew

APPQMR, PRC

Williams, Sheila

APPQMR

Williams, Treyton

APPQMR

Williamson, Amber

APPQMR

Wilson, Joel

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Winkler, Gail

APPQMR