Category Archives: Quality Matters

OCIP and AT Summer Institute for Online Course Development 2016

The Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP) and Academic Technology (AT) invite you to apply to the Summer Institute for Online Course Development 2016. The three week Summer Institute dates are: May 17-20 (Tue – Fri); May 23-26 (Mon – Thur); and May 31- June 3 (Tue – Fri). Attendance at the Summer Institute will provide…
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BA 500 Macro Essentials gets QM Certified

Congratulations to Comfort Ricketts for her BA 500 Macro Essentials course. It was reviewed by a team of three certified peer reviewers and was designated as a QM certified course on February 24th.


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New QM Peer and Master Reviewers

Congratulations to Tami Ford. She is now a Quality Matters (QM) Master Reviewer.  Master Reviewers can lead QM review teams at NMSU and on QM-managed reviews.  They have completed 3 QM professional development workshops and participated in at least 2 QM reviews as a Peer Reviewer. Congratulations to Tanya Watson and Mike Demers. They are now…
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OCIP QM Checklists and Ohio Department of Education

The Ohio Department of Education has recently purchased a learning management system and will have staff developing courses for the K-12 education community. They have requested to use the Quality Matters Checklists developed by the OCIP team as a model of Quality Matters indicators designed for the educators to imitate as they develop their district’s…
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Teaching Sociolinguistics Online: Best Practices

Dr. MacGregor-Mendoza presented at the LASSO (Linguistics Association of the Southwest) conference on September 10-13, 2015. Her presentation showcased her QM recognized course and the best practices as a result of her Quality Matters experience.


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OCIP Summer Institute

The Online Course Improvement Program Summer Institute is underway with 14 participants designing content for online delivery.  Working with Instructional Innovation and Quality Unit, instructors are applying best practices in course design that adheres to the Quality Matters rubric.  Institute Goals include developing a course that meets the Quality Matters Standards in an informal or…
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IIQ staff nominated to the Quality Matters Hall of Excellence for QM Course Reviewers

Susan Bussmann, Sharon Lalla, Sandy Johnson and Miley Grandjean, instructional consultants for Instructional Innovation and Quality, have been nominated to the Quality Matters Hall of Excellence for Quality Matters Course Reviewers. “Quality Matters expects all reviewers to be professional and knowledgeable about the QM standards, the review process, and be effective communicators”  as well as…
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Quality Matters and OCIP

Instructional Innovation and Quality (IIQ) at NMSU IIQ is: Academic Technology, Online Course Improvement Program, and Instructional Media Services OCIP is: Professional development for NMSU faculty focusing on improving the quality of online teaching and learning. It expands on services currently available through the Teaching Academy. We align our presentations and workshops to Quality Matters…
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Apply now for the July Online/Blended Course Development Camp

The Online/Blended Course Development Camp will be Wednesday, July 16, 9:00-11:00, Tuesday through Thursday, July 22-24, and  July 29-31, and is only available to Las Cruces-campus faculty. The camp is 20 hours total with 2 hours online and 18 hours of face-to-face instruction. For more information and to apply, please visit this link http://bit.ly/1nQ6f4X 15 participants will be accepted. Benefits…
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Applications for the Online/Blended Course Design Summer Camp being accepted till May 15th

Apply now for the Online/Blended Course Design Summer Camp for faculty (sponsored by Instructional Innovation and Quality and ASNMSU). Participation is limited to Las Cruces campus faculty. The camp is 20 hours of sessions with online (2 hrs.) and face-to-face instruction (18 hrs.). Orientation via Adobe Connect on May 21st, 9-11 AM. Face-to-face sessions May, 27,…
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