October 5th APPQMR Registration is open!

Quality Matters Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR for WA CTC’s)

SBCTC eLearning & Open Education proudly presents

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APPLYING THE QUALITY MATTERS RUBRIC 

Join us for an informative online workshop designed to help you understand the QM rubric!

What is this workshop about?

  • The Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) workshop is QM’s flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and the process of using the QM Rubric to review online courses.
  • In this course you’ll experience the process of applying the QM rubric to a real course.
  • The APPQMR is the prerequisite for the Peer Reviewer Course, which is the required course to become a QM Peer Reviewer.

What will I learn?

In this workshop, participants will:

  • Identify the underlying principles of QM.
  • Identify the critical elements of the QM quality assurance program, including the QM Rubric, materials, processes, and administrative components.
  • Apply the QM Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014 to review online courses.
  • Make decisions on whether the SPCH 1113 course meets selected QM Rubric Standards.
  • Apply the concept of alignment.
  • Draft helpful recommendations for course improvement by citing annotations from the QM Rubric and evidence from the course.

Who should take this class?

  • Anyone who is interested in learning more about using the Quality Matters rubric should take this class.  There are no prerequisites for this course and 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.
  • It’s not just for hybrid & online instructors!  This course will benefit instructors teaching in all modes, even face-to-face and web-enhanced.

What details do I need to know?

  • Date:  October 5th – October 24th
  • Location: Online in QM’s Moodle
  • Time Commitment:  Approximately 20 -25 hours to complete.  Please plan to work steadily throughout the session.
  • Cost:  FREE – SBCTC pays the workshop facilitators plus a technology fee to Quality Matters for each registered participant (a value of $150 to you) for first time participants.

How do I register?

  • If you’d like to join us for this asynchronous online workshop, please fill-out the online sign-up form.
  • Space is limited to 20 participants and is first come, first served!

Have questions?

  • Please contact Alissa Sells at asells@sbctc.edu.

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