Five Courses From Four Minnesota State Institutions Receive QM Course Certification

The following courses received QM Certification in August 2016!

Please congratulate these faculty course developers for their commitment to creating courses that demonstrate quality course design principles.

Quality Matters LogoThese courses have been formally reviewed and meet Quality Matters Standards for course design.  QM certified courses are listed in QM’s national database of certified courses and each faculty member has been given a QM seal to display with the online or blended course.

Hibbing Community College

BIOL1055-55 Human Biology     Faculty/ Course Developer: Rachel Portinga

North Hennepin Community College

ART/TFT1270 Digital Theater Production     Faculty/ Course Developer: Gina Dabrowski

Saint Paul College

MATH1730 College Algebra     Faculty/ Course Developer:Kristin Pueringer
NSCI1750 Natural Disasters     Faculty/ Course Developer: Maggie Zimmerman

Ridgewater College

CMST266 Interpersonal Communication     Faculty/Course Developer: Julie Bredeson

View the list of all courses that have met QM Standards within the colleges  and universities of Minnesota State & University of Minnesota.

IYOC Added to Fall Schedule

Faculty are telling us that the Improve Your Online Course (IYOC) Workshop provides some great ideas for the design or redesign of an online or hybrid course.  For those interested, a face-to-face session of this workshop has been added to the fall schedule.  It is open to faculty from MnSCU institutions – registration is limited to 20.

Workshop Description: The Improve Your Online Course workshop “explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan. The content is based on the eight general standards of the Quality Matters Rubric.

Cost is $60/ seat. Register here.

IYOC (4 hour Face-to-face session)
Date: October 24, 2014
Location: North Hennepin Community College
Time:  8:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Registration Deadline:  October 20, 2014

If you have questions about the workshop, please contact us.  If you’re interested in hosting a workshop on your campus, please complete this interest form.