Support for online learners is a critical component for student success. To demonstrate its commitment to providing the resources students need to succeed, Alamo Colleges District came up with a winning game plan to achieve QM Program Certification for Online Learner Support.
Getting a lot done in a short amount of time can be a challenge. We might have to sacrifice a little quality to get the output we need. But can quality and quantity go hand in hand? The answer is “YES!” according to the University of North Florida and Athens State University, and many other members that have reached critical mass with QM-Certified courses. Read up on how quality for learners and institutional objectives can be achieved by going all in on course reviews.
When it comes to quality assurance it can be easy to talk the talk, but it's not always easy to walk the walk. Georgia Southern University, though, has found a way by designing a faculty training workshop that models how QM Standards and official QM Certification support successful learner outcomes.
Moving from Self Reviews or Internal Reviews to official reviews is an important step in the quality assurance journey. But how do you know you are ready? Find out how Bellevue University knew it was time and learn how the external review process helped them improve the student experience.
With its compass in hand, Virtual Arkansas forged a collaborative path toward quality assurance that benefits both students and faculty. Using QM Self-Reviews and focusing on students, they have set themselves up for having courses officially reviewed to receive QM Certification.
Whether designing a course for secondary students or adults who strive to teach those students, quality of design should be top of mind. Discover how one organization is putting quality first and developing courses to prepare its teacher candidates to be the best in the nation.