On March 4 a group of 30 faculty and staff gathered in the Ohio 4-H Center on west campus to start the process of improving online courses through Quality Matters. Funded through an eLearning Professional Development Grant from the Digital Scholarship unit of the Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE), and supported by the College of …Read more at the full article: Quality Matters at FAES
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Learning Technology in the Office of the CIO has a grant for you, whether it’s to effectively deliver a standards-based online course, gain technological expertise, or revamp a curriculum to meet changing student demands. The LT Grants program provides more than $170,000 in time and money each year to directly support our recipients, disseminates research …Read more at the full article: Get Funding for An OSU Course Redesign
Online Learning Strategies and Skills by Lauren Hensley meets Quality Matters Standards
Lauren Hensley, Interim Director of the Walter E. Dennis Learning Center and doctoral candidate in the College of Education and Human Ecology, recently submitted an online course that she designed and developed for a Quality Matters review. Her course, Online Learning Strategies and Skills (EDUPL …Read more at the full article: Perfect Score Achieved on Quality Matters Review
Earlier this summer (yes, it’s still summer!–that is, until September 22) I took Edu PAES 8893.40, otherwise known as Moving Online from the Traditional Classroom: Assuring Quality in Development and Design. Taught by Joni Tornwall, a Digital Union colleague, the course–intended to be an exemplar for students enrolled in it, by meeting Quality Matters standards–specifically …Read more at the full article: Kinetic Learning in the Moving Online Course
Sociology course meets Quality Matters standards in a formal review
Marie Mika’s Marriage and Society online course (SOCIOL 330) went through a formal Quality Matters review by three certified peer reviewers who are online faculty at Ohio institutions of higher education. They examined Marie’s course in fine detail against the Quality Matters rubric and determined that …Read more at the full article: Ohio State Sociology Course Meets Quality Matters Standards
This past May, I had the opportunity to attend a Quality Matters rubric application workshop. Quality Matters is a faculty led, peer review process that certifies online and hybrid courses as quality and effective courses. Their tagline is: “A national benchmark for online course design.”
From ‘Course Overview and Introduction’ to ‘Accessibility’ to ‘Course Technology’, their … at the full article: “Quality [Matters] is not an act, it is a habit” – Aristotleish
We have several exciting news items about online learning and Quality Matters at Ohio State!
Sociology course met Quality Matters standards in a formal review
Marie Mika’s Marriage and Society online course (SOCIOL 330) went through a formal Quality Matters review by three certified peer reviewers who are online faculty at Ohio institutions of higher education. They …Read more at the full article: Online Learning and Quality Matters at Ohio State
Ohio State now has its second online course to earn the Quality Matters seal. The Quality Matters (QM) seal is a nationally recognized indicator of quality assurance and continuous improvement in online learning. Marie Mika’s Marriage and Society (SOCIOL 330) went through a formal QM review by three certified peer reviewers who are online faculty …Read more at the full article: Marie Mika’s online course is recognized by Quality Matters!
Moving Online from the Traditional Classroom: Assuring Quality in Development and Design
Is your department exploring online course development?
Are you interested in moving or developing courses online?
Are you concerned about quality assurance in online courses and keeping them in alignment with current research and best practices?
The OCIO’s Digital Union, in collaboration with EHE’s Workforce Development and …Read more at the full article: Interested in Moving a Course Online?
I have just completed a Quality Matter Peer Reviewer course that was conducted online over a two-week period. Quality Matters (QM) has developed this course to prepare faculty who teach in an online environment to become Certified Peer Reviewers. QM has developed a rubric that contains 41 standards used to evaluate online courses. There are …Read more at the full article: Quality Matters Peer Review