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Quality in Online Courses

The Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) has been hard at work ensuring courses meet expectations for quality in online course design to enhance student learning. OCIP trains and mentors faculty on how to develop and continuously improve online courses using the Quality Matters Rubric ( To date in FY18, OCIP has completed 65 Internal Reviews…
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How We Prepare Faculty for a Quality Matters Review Webinar

Dr. Sandy Johnson was a guest panelist for a national webinar “How We Prepare Our Faculty for a Quality Matters Review” with Renée Petrina, Principal Online Instructional Designer, Indiana University; David Becker, Instructional Design & Technology Specialist, Indiana University Southeast; and Pat Abrego, Director of Instructional Technology & Distance Education, Texas A&M International University. The…
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Congratulations to Beth Apodaca!

Congratulations to Beth Apodaca from the Online Course Improvement Program for becoming a Quality Matters certified facilitator of the face to face Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop as an independent facilitator for New Mexico State University.  This professional development requires significant effort and we appreciate her willingness to learn more about the QM rubric…
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