Graduate Student Resource Center

Faculty Development

The Center for Faculty Development and Leadership

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) Workshop

Thursday, December 18, 2014
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Michael Schwartz Library. (Details will be provided upon registration.)

This workshop sponsored by the Center for eLearning explores the Quality Matters program and prepares you to be part of an initiative that positively impacts the design of online/blended courses and ultimately, learning and success for the learner. QM is designed to improve the quality of online/blended courses by establishing a peer-reviewed quality assurance review process. You will become familiar with QM standards and participate in a practice peer course review of an online course using the review tools.

Audience:   Faculty interested in becoming a Peer Reviewer or learning more about QM.

Participants in this hands-on workshop can be:

•  Online/blended instructors
•  Faculty members
•  Instructional designers
•  Course representatives

After successfully completing this workshop, you will be eligible to move into the Online Peer Reviewer Certification and gain ideas to improve your own courses using QM Standards.  Upon completion of the QM training, you will be able to:

•  Identify the underlying principles of QM
•  Identify the critical elements of the QM quality assurance program, including QM Rubric, materials, processes, and administrative components
•  Apply the 2011-2013 QM Rubric to review online courses
•  Make decisions on whether the SPCH1113 course meets selected QM Rubric standards
•  Apply the concept of alignment
•  Write helpful recommendations for course improvement by citing annotations from the QM Rubric and evidence from the course

Seats Available: 15 for internal and 15 for external participants.

FREE for faculty members teaching at an institution that is a member of the Ohio QM Consortium, such as Cleveland State. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Registration is required!   Register online at Registration deadline is Friday, December 12, 2015.  For further information, contact the Center for eLearning at or (216) 687-3960.​

CFDL Faculty Workshop schedule, Spring 2015


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