Nine Courses from Minnesota State Institutions Receive QM Certification

The following courses received QM Certification during Summer 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.

August 2017

Bemidji State University

  • MASC2600 Advertising     Faculty/ Course Developer: Debra Sea

July 2017

Hennepin Technical College

  • CPLT1100 Computer Essentials in the Digital World (Blended Course)     Faculty/ Course Developer: Don Myrhe

Metropolitan State University

  • STAT201 Statistics I     Faculty/ Course Developer: Mireya Smith

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

  • Math1110 College Algebra     Faculty/ Course Developer: Chhaya Patel

Riverland Community College

  • GEOG 1200 Human Geography     Faculty/ Course Developer: Willy Mekeel

June 2017

Rochester Community and Technical College

  • ENGL 1117 Reading and Writing Critically 1    Faculty/ Course Developer: Jeffrey Lepper

Hibbing Community College

  • PSYC1205 General Psychology     Faculty/ Course Developer: Stacey Ray

Minnesota State University, Mankato

  • PSYC 4/536 Adolescent Psychology     Faculty/ Course Developer: Dan Houlihan
  • URBS 100 Introduction to the City     Faculty/ Course Developer: Miriam Porter

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

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!