Showcase of Best Practice

The Showcase of Best Practice is a place to view and share courses that have met QM Standards in official QM course reviews. There are many great ideas out there and this is a way to share them!

Do you have a great example to share with the QM Community of how your course met QM Standards? Fill out the Showcase of Best Practice Submission Form to submit your short video.

Does Quality in Online Course Design Matter?

Alissa Sells
Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
Posted 3 December 2019
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014
General Review Standard:
1. Course Overview and Introduction
Specific Review Standard:
1.7 Minimum technical skills expected of the learner are clearly stated.
Keywords:
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Kathleen Schassen
Quality Matters
Posted 3 December 2019
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014
General Review Standard:
1. Course Overview and Introduction
Specific Review Standard:
1.1 Instructions make clear how to get started and where to find various course components
Keywords:
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Posted 22 November 2019
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014
General Review Standard:
1. Course Overview and Introduction
Specific Review Standard:
1.4 Course and/or institutional policies with which the learner is expected to comply are clearly stated, or a link to current policies is provided.

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Posted 22 November 2019
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014
General Review Standard:
1. Course Overview and Introduction
Specific Review Standard:
1.1 Instructions make clear how to get started and where to find various course components

Thatcher Bohrman QM Best Practice

Thatcher Bohrman
Yavapai College
Posted 8 November 2019
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014
General Review Standard:
1. Course Overview and Introduction
Specific Review Standard:
1.2 Learners are introduced to the purpose and structure of the course.
Keywords:
Course Introduction
Course Overview
Technology Requirements
Technology Instructions
Student Support
Technical Support

Tara O'Neill March Week 1 2015

Tara O'Neill
Yavapai College
Posted 8 November 2019
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014
General Review Standard:
1. Course Overview and Introduction
Specific Review Standard:
1.1 Instructions make clear how to get started and where to find various course components
Keywords:
Course Introduction
Course Overview
Start Here
Getting Started

Tina Luffman Best Practice Clear Grading

Tina Luffman
Yavapai College
Posted 8 November 2019
QM Rubric:
The Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014
General Review Standard:
1. Course Overview and Introduction
Specific Review Standard:
1.3 Etiquette expectations (sometimes called "netiquette") for online discussions, email, and other forms of communication are clearly stated.
Keywords:
Course Objectives
Assessments
Course Grading Policy