Course Descriptions

1. DYOC (Designing Your Online Course)
The "Designing Your Online Course" (formerly Build Your Online Course) workshop includes an overview of the QM Rubric and provides a framework to design an online course plan. Participants explore all eight key standards of the QM Rubric, focusing on learning objectives and overall course alignment. There are no prerequisite requirements.

2. APPQMR (Applying the Quality Matters Rubric)
The Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR) workshop is QM's flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and the process of using the QM Rubric to review online courses. It is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and adjunct instructors who wish to understand more about the QM Rubric and process of course review. There are no prerequisite requirements.

The APPQMR is the pre-requisite for the Peer Reviewer Course (listed below), which is the required course to become a QM Peer Reviewer.

3. The Quality Matters Peer Reviewer Course
The Peer Reviewer Course is designed to prepare experienced online faculty to become Quality Matters Certified Peer Reviewers. The Peer Reviewer Course includes a review of Quality Matters, practice critiquing and writing helpful recommendations, and a Practice Review in which the participants are asked to review specific standards in an online course using a simulated online rubric tool.