Eleven Newly Certified Courses at Seven Minnesota State Institutions

The following courses received QM Certification in February 2017!

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.

Alexandria Technical and Community College

SOCS 1400 Introduction to Sociology     Faculty/ Course Developer: Cindy Hager

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

PHIL1171 Ethics     Faculty/ Course Developer: Ruthanne Crapo

Minnesota State University, Mankato

MBA 612 Data Analysis and Statistics for Managers     Faculty/ Course Developer: Claudia Pragman

Northland Community and Technical College

BIOL2252 Anatomy and Physiology 1     Faculty/ Course Developer: Tina Moody
BIOL2254 Anatomy and Physiology 2     Faculty/ Course Developer: Tina Moody  

Riverland Community College

GSCM 1510 Workplace Human Relations     Faculty/ Course Developer: Melissa Diegnau
BUSO 1608 Proofreading     Faculty/ Course Developer: Sherry Vietor
BUSO 1655 Customer Relationship     Faculty/ Course Developer: Melissa Diegnau

Saint Paul College

BIOL 1471 Medical Terminology     Faculty/ Course Developer: Kirstin Purcell

Winona State University

HLA325 Transcultural Issues in Healthcare     Faculty/ Course Developer: Annette Caflisch
HLA 452 Financial Resource Management     Faculty/ Course Developer: Jenny Prochnow

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

QM 7th Annual Conference Attendees

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MnSCU attendees at QM 7th Annual Conference on Quality Assurance in Online Learning in San Antonio, TX  (November 2015)

Seventeen individuals from eleven MnSCU institutions attended the QM 7th Annual Conference on Quality Assurance in Online Learning.  Collectively these individuals were part of ten different conference presentations.

Pictured from left to right: Karen Laplant (Hennepin Technical College), Elizabeth McMahon (Northland Community and Technical College), Elizabeth Mayers (Central Lakes College), Robin O’Callaghan (Winona State University), Emily Stark (MSU, Mankato), Mary Bohman (Winona State University), Michael Manderfeld (MSU, Mankato), Ron Legon (QM Executive Director), Jane Sprangers (Hennepin Technical College), Rita Rahoi-Gilchrest (Winona State University), Kim Hansen (Riverland Community College), Jill Holmes (Riverland Community College), Julie Reginek (Ridgewater College), Sheryl Barton (Riverland Community College), Tara Hammill (Rochester Community and Technical College) & Catherine Artac (MSU, Moorhead). Missing from photo: Carol Lacey (Metropolitan State University), Roseann Wolak (St. Cloud State University)

When asked to jot down a few thoughts about the main conference “take-aways”, here’s what a few of them shared: Continue reading