Online Workshops – Spring 2018

MOQI-Sponsored QM Workshops

Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) Workshop

Are you looking for ideas for improving your online or blended course? Faculty who’ve completed this workshop tell us that they came away with many ideas that could be implemented for course improvement. This workshop is not only for those teaching online courses – it is for anyone who teaches online or blended courses.

The “Improving Your Online Course” workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online and blended courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online or blended course and develop a course improvement plan. The content is based on the twenty-one “essential standards” of the Quality Matters Rubric.  Participants should have an online or blended course ready to improve. This workshop is not for building a course from scratch or about how to use D2L Brightspace tools.

Spring Dates for IYOC Workshops

These are either 2- or 3-week facilitated online workshops with no class meetings.
Cost: $35
Pre-requisites: You must have an online or blended course to work on during the workshop.

January Workshop Dates (3 wk session):  January 3—January 24
February Workshop Dates (2 wk session):  February 13—February 27
May Workshop Dates (2 wk session):  May 15—May 29

Registration Information


Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) Workshop

Are you curious what Quality Matters is all about? This workshop provides an overview of Quality Matters and describes strategies and techniques for assuring quality in the design and development of online and blended courses. As described by QM, 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. The APPQMR is the pre-requisite for the Peer Reviewer Course, which is the required course to become a QM Peer Reviewer.

Spring Dates for APPQMR Workshops

These are 2-week facilitated online workshops with no class meetings.
Cost: $45
Pre-requisites: None

February Workshop Dates: January 30—February 13
April Workshop Dates: April 10—April 24

Registration Information


Interested in hosting a face-to-face session of either of these workshops at your campus? Contact us for details.

Workshops and Webinars – Fall 2017

As you plan your fall calendar, please consider participating in one or more of these upcoming professional development opportunities.

On the MOQI Calendar

MOQI Webinars

New and starting this fall are a series of webinars focused on best practices for online and blended course design. Descriptions and registration information for these FREE webinars is included on the MOQI Eventbrite registration page.

Learning Objectives: What, Why, Where, and When

  • Date: Oct. 4, 2017    12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: Feb. 28, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

The Alphabet of Assessment

  • Date: Nov. 1, 2017     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: March 7, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Tips to Improve Navigation, Usability, and Organization in Your Online or Blended Course

  • Date: Jan. 24, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: April 18, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Increase Student Engagement Using Discussion Boards

  • Date: Oct. 25, 2017     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: Feb. 14, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Lights, Camera, Action…Recorded Lectures

  • Date: Nov. 15, 2017     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: March 21, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Mediaspace for Recorded Lectures

  • Date: Jan. 10, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: April 4, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Quality Matters Workshops – Fall Dates

Descriptions and registration information

WORKSHOP/ COURSE NAME DATE AND TIME LOCATION
Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop (face-to-face) Cost: $45
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Date: September 15, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM – 4 PM
Rochester Community College

Heintz Center – Rm 117
1926 College View Road East, Rochester, MN 55904

Improving Your Online Course Workshop (Online) Cost: $35
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Sept. 26 – Oct. 10, 2017 Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.
Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop (Online) Cost: $45
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Oct. 24 – Nov. 7, 2017 Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.
Improving Your Online Course Workshop (face-to-face) Cost: $35
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Date: October 27, 2017
Time: 10 AM – 2:30 PM
Rochester Community College

Heintz Center – Rm 117
1926 College View Road East, Rochester, MN 55904

Improving Your Online Course Workshop (Online) Cost: $35
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Nov. 7 – Nov. 21, 2017 Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.
Peer Reviewer Course (PRC) Cost: $100
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New sessions start every month. Dates are listed on the QM website. MOQI pays 50% of registration fee. Contact us for details. Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.
Master Reviewer Course (MRC) Cost: $150
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New sessions start every month. Dates are listed on the QM website. MOQI pays 50% of registration fee. Contact us for details Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.

Contact us with questions about any of these professional development opportunities!