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mLearning: mQuality Matters

(formerly Mobile Learning Fellows Program)

Distance Education Guides

QM Reviews

The following courses are scheduled for review during the 2021-2022 academic calendar. These courses & faculty have been selected by division deans.

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

Fall 2021

Jessie Van der Laan ART 1035 Intro to Art

Steve Alcorn

ENGL 1010: Comp 1

Kelsey Solomon

ENGL 2410: Early European Lit

 Elissa Keck Hodge MUS 1030: Intro to Music
Matthew Baddorf PHIL 1040: Intro to Ethics
Teresa Smith READ 0800: Learning Support Reading
Erika Stevens SPAN 1020: Elementary Spanish II

Spring 2022

Amy Evans

ART 2000: Art History Survey I

Robin Ringer-LaPointe

COMM 2025: Fundamentals of Communication

Brad Owens

ENGL 0804: Learning Support Writing

 

ENGL 2420: Modern European Lit

Roger Turner

PHIL 2640: Science in the Modern World

Matthew Baddorf PHIL 1030: Intro to Philosophy
Miki Mitrik

SPAN 1030: Civilizations & Cultures of
Spanish-speaking World

T. J. Kent THEA 1030: Intro to Theater

 

Summer 2022

Jessie Van der Laan ART 2020: Art History Survey II
Sherri Jacobs ENGL 1020: Comp II
Sam Isasi ENGL 2110: Early American Lit
Carla Todaro ENGL 2120: Modern American Lit
Erika Stevens HUM 1010: Early Humanities
Matthew Baddorf PHIL 1020: Intro to Philosophy 

 

Thanks to all the developers & reviewers for their commitment to student success & online/hybrid 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 a nationally-recognized program for quality assurance & continuous improvement in online and hybrid courses. WSCC is committed to QM standards for student success & teaching excellence. These research-based best practices can enhance any course delivery mode.

Faculty Thoughts about QM

Get Involved & Grow Professionally

 

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:

New "Light" QM Standards course: Intro to QM Training Course

How to Take a QM Professional Development Course
The college funds QM professional development for both full-time and adjunct faculty. 

1.  Create an account at https://www.qualitymatters.org/qm-membership/faqs/membership/create-myqm-account.

2. See the Higher Ed workshops at https://www.qualitymatters.org/professional-development/workshops/higher-ed-appqmr.

    The WS-recommended first course is the foundation of Quality Matters: Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR).

3. Contact Kay Heck for Purchase Order number at kay.heck@ws.edu. 

4.  Click on the "Register" button.

5. Select course from drop-down menu to see date options and seats available.

6. Register for course and use P0 number (see step 3).

If you are interested becoming a member of a QM review team, contact Kay Heck (kay.heck@ws.edu) after you complete APPQMR (Applying the QM Rubric) & PRC (Peer Reviewer Course).  

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 Current Faculty 

APPQMR (Rubric Course)

DYOC (Designing Your Online Course)

PRC (Peer Reviewer Training)

TOL (Teaching Online)

For a list of all courses & codes, visit https://www.qualitymatters.org/professional-development/workshops.

NAME

COURSES

Alcorn, Steve

APPQMR

Atkins, David

APPQMR, DYOC

Austin, Gerald

APPQMR

Baker, Chris

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Baxley, Olivia IYOC
Bilotti, Erin APPQMR

Blais, Lois

APPQMR

Booker, James

TOL

Boren, Courtney

APPQMR

Boruff, Staci APPQMR
Bowman, Troy APPQMR, DYOC
Brombach, Cynthia APPQMR, DYBC, CLTTS

Bryant, Chad

APPQMR

Cairns, Joe APPQMR
Chandler, Dustin TOL
Coffey, LIsa APPQMR, TOL, MO

Coker, Paul

APPQMR

Davis, Carrie

APPQMR

Davis, Eva

APPQMR, PRC

de Silva, Eugene

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC, MRC, RCPR, MRR

de Silva, Eugenie

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC, MRC

Deaderick, Cathy

APPQMR, PRC

Deeb, Dennis "DJ" APPQMR

Dixon, Bob

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Dixon, Jason

APPQMR, PRC

Duvall, Lora APPQMR, DYOC, WCAC, WCCAM, WCCAWD, WCCV, ST8

Eccles, Lisa

APPQMR, DYOC

Elkins, Angela

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC, DYBC

Elliott, Kirstin

APPQMR

Evans, Amy

APPQMR, PRC

Fall, Joe

APPQMR

Farmand, Farnood

APPQMR

Faust, Tina APPQMR, DYOC

Funke, Michael

APPQMR

Fincher, Dustin APPQMR

Garland, Mark

APPQMR, DYOC

Goosie, Abigail

APPQMR, PRC

Griffin, Mary APPQMR
Harrah, Joe K-12 APPQMR, K-12 Reviewer Course

Heck, Kay

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC, QM Coordinator Training

Hill, Kenneth

APPQMR, PRC

Hodges, Whitney APPQMR

Holder, Timothy

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Howerton, Tera Bunch

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Isasi, Samantha

APPQMR

Jacobs, Sherri

APPQMR, PRC

Javed, Rubina  APPQMR

Jarnagin, Whitney

APPQMR. PRC

Jenkins, Cary

APPQMR

Johnson, Vicky

APPQMR, PRC

Justice, Candace

APPQMR,

Keck, Elissa APPQMR

Kent, TJ

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Kledzik, Philip APPQMR

LaPrise, John

APPQMR

Larson, Jacquelyn

APPQMR

Lawrence, Steven

QM Success Stories

LeRoy, Beth APPQMR, TOL

Lubotina, Paul

APPQMR

Ludwig, Paul

APPQMR, DYOC

Mandracchia, Lisa

APPQMR, DYOC

Manix, Kelly IYOC

Mayes, Jennifer

APPQMR, PRC, TOL

McCay, Kenric TOL, OYOL
McClure, Jessica APPQMR, TOL
McCroskey, Erin TOL

McGhee, Darrel

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

McLain, Chippy

APPQMR, DYOC

McMahan, Jay

TOL

Mefford, Elizabeth TOL

Mitrik, Miki

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Nepal, Sandhya APPQMR, TOL

Noe, Russell

APPQMR

Owen, Lori APPQMR, DYOC, PRC

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

Sayne, Holly APPQMR, DYOC

Seaton, Shannon

TOL

Sewell, Tom

APPQMR

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

Walker, JoAnn APPQMR

Weaver, Elizabeth

APPQMR, PRC, DYOC

Webb, Susanna

TOL, DYOC

Westwood, Matthew

APPQMR, PRC

Williams, Sheila

APPQMR, PRC

Williamson, Amber

APPQMR

Winkler, Gail

APPQMR