Workshop: Applying the Quality Matters Rubric    

Course ID - CTD0291a

Short Title: Applying QM Rubric     

 Audience    Faculty 
Length of Workshop:       6.5  hours 

* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.

Quality Matters (QM) is a leader in quality assurance for online education and has received national recognition for its peer-based approach and continuous improvement in online education and student learning. The QM Rubric course is a faculty-centered, peer review-based process designed to certify the quality of online courses and online course components. Using a continuous improvement model, the workshop focuses on creating Inter-Institutional quality assurance and continuous improvement in online learning.   


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the critical elements of the QM Rubric and process, materials, and administrative elements of the Quality Matters online course quality 
  • Explain the QM scoring system, and its application in Online and Blended courses
  • Apply the QM Rubric, 2008-2010 edition to review online courses
  • Write useful recommendations for course improvement


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Course ID: CTD0291a 
Course Title: Applying QM Rubric 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.