Registration Information

Register for APPQMR, IYOC, PRC, & MRC Here


View Online Schedule and Register Here * View Face-to-Face Schedule and Register Here


The following QM workshops and courses are available through MOQI for a discounted cost to faculty from Minnesota State System institutions:

  • Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop
  • Peer Reviewer Course
  • Master Reviewer Course
  • Improving Your Online Course

The complete list of available sessions and registration links is available at the bottom of this page. The Minnesota State System office will pay 50% of the cost of registrations for faculty and staff from affiliate institutions to participate in the APPQMR and IYOC workshops as well as the Peer Reviewer or Master Reviewer QM courses if registration is made through MOQI. Register early to reserve your spot at the reduced rate.


Information Needed to Register

Please refer to the Registration Guide for more details about registering to receive the 50% reduction.  Registration and payment is managed by the Northland Community and Technical College Business office.


View Online Schedule and Register Here * View Face-to-Face Schedule and Register Here


Online Workshops & Courses

“Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR)” Online workshop

This is a 2-week facilitated online workshop with no class meetings. There are no pre-requisites.  Cost: $40.

Workshop Description from 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.

“Improving Your Online Course (IYOC)” Online workshop

This is a 2-week facilitated online workshop with no class meetings. Pre-requisites: You must have an online or blended course to work on during the workshop. Cost: $30

Workshop Description from QM: 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 courses and develop a course improvement plan.

The content is based on the 21 essential Specific Review Standards of the Quality Matters Rubric.  Participants come away with a plan for course improvement, so enrolling in the workshop with an online or blended course with a pre-developed course is required. (Enroll in the DYOC if you need to build an online course.)

Peer Reviewer Course (PRC)

Pre-requisite: Completion of the APPQMR workshop
The PRC is offered by Quality Matters as an online course. By registering first through MOQI, your cost to take the course from Quality Matters is reduced by 50%. Please refer to the Registration Guide for more details about registering to receive the 50% reduction. (Full cost: $200)

Master Reviewer Course (MRC)

Pre-requisite: Completion of the APPQMR, PRC and Peer Reviewer experience.
The MRC is offered by Quality Matters as an online course. By registering first through MOQI, your cost to take the course from Quality Matters is reduced by 50%.  Please refer to the Registration Guide for more details about registering to receive the 50% reduction. (Full Cost: $300)

Online Offerings & Registration Links
Workshop Name Date and Time Location Registration Link
IYOC Workshop (Online)
More Details
 March 28 – April 11, 2017 Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online. March 28, 2017 Improving Your Online Course Workshop – Online
APPQMR Workshop (Online)
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May 9 – May 23, 2017 Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online. May 9, 2017 Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop – Online
Peer Reviewer Course (PRC)
More Details
New sessions start every month. Dates are listed on the QM website. Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online. Peer Reviewer Course – Registration link for reduced cost
Master Reviewer Course (MRC)
More Details
New sessions start every month. Dates are listed on the QM website. Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online. Master Reviewer Certification Course -Registration link for reduced cost 

Face-to-Face Workshops

“Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR)” face-to-face workshop

This is a 7.5 hour face-to-face session being hosted at a Minnesota State System institution. Pre-requisites: None. Cost: $40. Cost includes all workshop materials including a QM Rubric Workbook.

Workshop Description from 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.

“Improving Your Online Course (IYOC)” face-to-face workshop

This is a 4-hour face-to-face session being hosted at a Minnesota State System institution. Pre-requisites: You must have an online or blended course to work on during the workshop. Cost: $35.  Cost includes all workshop materials including a QM Rubric Workbook.

Workshop Description from QM: 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 courses and develop a course improvement plan.

The content is based on the 21 essential Specific Review Standards of the Quality Matters Rubric.  Participants come away with a plan for course improvement, so enrolling in the workshop with an online or blended course with a pre-developed course is required. (Enroll in the DYOC if you need to build an online course.)

Face-to-Face Offerings & Registration Links
Workshop Name Date and Time Location Registration Link
APPQMR Workshop (F2F)

More Details

Date: February 3, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24  APPQMR @ RCTC 2-3-17 (download and distribute)
Rochester Community & Technical College

Heintz Center, 1926 College View Road East, Rochester, MN 55904

Room HB117

February 3, 2017 – Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop (F2F)
IYOC Workshop (F2F)

More Details

Date: April 14, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24  IYOC @ RCTC 4-14-17 (download and distribute)
Rochester Community & Technical College

Heintz Center, 1926 College View Road East, Rochester, MN 55904

Room HB117

April 14, 2017 – Improving Your Online Course Workshop (F2F)

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