Quality Matters at ISU
Quality Matters (QM) is a faculty-centered, peer review program designed to certify the quality of online and hybrid courses. The QM rubric contains 41 specific standards, distributed across eight broad standards. Idaho State University is a subscriber to the Quality Matters Program based on the recommendations of the QM Review Committee (QM Review Recommendations).
QM Materials and Resources
This is a Moodle course with a collection of QM related ideas, strategies, and examples of how each of the specific standards can be implemented in your course...login to Moodle and self-enroll
QM Professional Development
This overview is designed for anyone (faculty, administration, instructional designers) interested in Quality Matters. The two week, fully online workshop is offered every term, and several times during the summer... more information and registration
This course is for those who are new to online teaching or new to Moodle. It will guide you in designing and creating an online course in Moodle. It is an eight week online course designed on three main strands of 1) Using Moodle, 2) Online Course Design and 3) Best Practices in Online Teaching...more information and registration
The ITRC offers two-hour workshops in (face-to-face and via Video Classroom) focused on a specific QM Standard...calendar and registration
Specialized Workshops and Trainings
Contact Lisa Kidder (firstname.lastname@example.org or 282-2502) to discuss a QM workshop for your department.
QM Course Reviews
If you are interested in becoming a Peer Reviewer, please contact Lisa Kidder (email@example.com or 282-2502).
Preparing for a Course Review
In preparation for a course review you can request a Policy Check or have your course reviewed for Accessibility.
Accessibility Review contact Lori Austill - firstname.lastname@example.org.
ISU offers an internal course review process based on the QM Rubric...more information and application
QM External Course Reviews