APPQMR April 07, 2017 at Columbus State Community College

An opportunity is available for Faculty and Staff for official Quality Matters training hosted by the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium.

As part of this consortium we are able to participate in this day long, consortium hosted Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop training free of cost.

For a description of what the workshop is about, deadlines, registration information and meals provided please click here to see the attached pdf.

Please note that this is not through The Ohio State University, but the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium. Interested Faculty and Staff will need to follow the attached registration process and it is on a first come first serve basis to the entire consortium. The participant will need to provide their own transportation, laptop with a wireless connection and their own Quality Matters APPQMR Workbook for the training.

Note: Please read the flyer if you need to bring your own Quality Matters APPQMR Workbook with you, or if one will be provided.

Registration Contact: Please see the flyer for registration information
Registration Website: Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop by CSCC Digital Education and Instructional Services

If you have any questions about obtaining a workbook or other QM related questions, please feel to contact me at lombardo.89@osu.edu

Thank you,

Tim Lombardo
OSU Quality Matters Coordinator
Office of Distance Education and eLearning

Ohio Quality Matters Consortium 2016 Annual Member’s Meeting

The Ohio State University and other institutions in the Ohio Statewide QM Consortium are welcome to visit the The University of Toledo – Main Campus for the Fourth Ohio Quality Matters Consortium Annual Member Meeting!

This meeting is free to consortium members. The Annual Member’s Meeting will be a day of hands-on information sessions focusing on Quality Matters initiatives. There will also be time and opportunities for networking with your peers from around the state.

WHEN: Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM ET
WHERE:  The University of Toledo – Main Campus, Student Union – Ingman Room

REGISTER HERE
Registration Deadline: Monday, May 2nd, 2016.

ABOUT:

  • Hands-on information sessions focusing on Quality Matters initiatives, including:
    • Research opportunities
    • Faculty development initiatives
    • Online accessibility
    • Instructional strategies for learner interaction and engagement
    • Competency-based education
    • And more!
  • Q&A with the Ohio QM Executive Committee
  • Networking with peers from around the state
  • Continental breakfast and lunch provided
  • FREE to Ohio QM Consortium members!

Applying the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric – Online Workshop starting November 16, 2015

An opportunity is available for Faculty and Staff for official Quality Matters training hosted by the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium.

Workshop Learning Objectives

After completing Applying the QM Rubric (APP), participants will:

  1. Identify the underlying principles of QM. (Recognize key QM underlying principles and concepts.)
  2. Identify the critical elements of the QM quality assurance program, including the QM Rubric, materials, processes, and administrative components.
  3. Apply the QM Rubric, Fifth Edition, 2014 to review online courses.
  4. Make decisions on whether the SPCH 1113 course meets selected QM Rubric standards.
  5. Apply the concept of alignment.
  6. Draft helpful recommendations for course improvement by citing annotations from the QM Rubric and evidence from the course.

Quality Matters is a community built to empower instructor success in online course design. QM advocates range from instructors testing the waters of online learning to seasoned veterans. This community recognizes the impact that a well-designed course has on student achievement. Participating in the (QM course name here) is the first step to learning this research-driven set of national standards. Completion of training provides instructors an opportunity to collaborate with peers in the design and review of online courses in addition to access to resources including the fully annotated QM rubric. Register today.

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APP) is QM’s flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and its use in reviewing the design of online and blended courses.

This workshop is the prerequisite for participants who wish to continue on to the Peer Reviewer Course (PRC).

About the Workshop

  • It is completely online and asynchronous.
  • There are assignments that are due and discussions that you will need to participate in.
  • It lasts two weeks.
  • A certified Quality Matters Online APPQMR Facilitator facilitates the workshop.
  • There are no prerequisite requirements for the workshop.
  • Participants can expect to spend about 10-15 hours per week in this workshop to successfully complete it.
  • Costs $25 per person for OSU and other Ohio QM Consortium Members.

Workshop Delivery

  • The workshop takes place in a Moodle instance. The Moodle workshop is designed, hosted, and created by Quality Matters and is facilitated by a Washington State Community College QM coordinator. Using QM’s Moodle is the only way to deliver the online version of the Applying the QM Rubric Course. However, the content is applicable and valuable in any higher education online course, no matter what the learning management system may be.

Who should attend?

  • This session is intended for any person interested in creating or improving their online or blended course. All who wish to understand more about Quality Matters are welcome! Those who may find this session especially useful include faculty, instructional designers, administrators and adjunct instructors.

OSU Faculty and Staff Registration Reminders

Cost: $25
When: 11/16/2015 7:00 AM – 11/30/2015 11:59 PM
Enrollment close on: 11/13/2015 4:00:00 PM or until workshop is full
Registration is required at: Please contact The Ohio State University Quality Matter Coordinator, Tim Lombardo at lombardo.89@osu.edu to register

Contact The Ohio State University Quality Matter Coordinator, Tim Lombardo at lombardo.89@osu.edu to learn more about Quality Matters and learn more how OSU faculty and staff can be compensated for the cost of workshops through the ODEE Quality Matters Grants.

APPQMR Sept 18, 2015 at Ohio University – University of Cincinnati Clermont College

An opportunity is available for Faculty and Staff for official Quality Matters training hosted by the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium.

As part of this consortium we are able to participate in this day long, consortium hosted Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop training free of cost.

For a description of what the workshop is about, deadlines, registration information and meals provided please click here to see the attached pdf.

Please note that this is not through The Ohio State University, but the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium. Interested Faculty and Staff will need to follow the attached registration process and it is on a first come first serve basis to the entire consortium. The participant will need to provide their own transportation, laptop with a wireless connection and their own Quality Matters APPQMR Workbook for the training.

Note: Please read the flyer if you need to bring your own Quality Matters APPQMR Workbook with you, or if one will be provided.

Deadline to register for this training is: 09/11/2015
Registration Contact: Please see the flyer for registration information

If you have any questions about obtaining a workbook or other QM related questions, please feel to contact me at lombardo.89@osu.edu

Thank you,

Tim Lombardo
OSU Quality Matters Coordinator
Office of Distance Education and eLearning

Ohio Quality Matters Consortium 2015 Annual Member’s Meeting

This week was supposed to start the “Diving Deeper with QM series” with Quality Matters.  I did want to take this opportunity to reach out to those at Ohio State and other Colleges and Universities in the Ohio Statewide QM Consortium.  I wanted to let everyone know about the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium 2015 Annual Member’s Meeting.

This meeting is free to consortium members. The Annual Member’s Meeting will be a day of hands-on information sessions focusing on Quality Matters initiatives. There will also be time and opportunities for networking with your peers from around the state.

WHEN: Friday May 15, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
WHERE:  Ohio University, Margaret M. Walter Rotunda, Athens, OH

REGISTER HERE
Registration Deadline: 4:00pm Tuesday May 12th.

Breakout Sessions:
Open Forums Q&A have experienced panelists who present a topic and then take questions
Roundtable sessions with tables that seat 6-8 people using a “speed dating” format
Traditional presentation sessions focusing on one specific topic

Sample Topics:

  • Continuous – QM as a Continuous Quality Improvement Process
  • Centered – Aligning Research to Student Learning
  • Collegial – A Faculty-driven Peer Review Process
  • Collaborative – Incorporating Web Conferencing to Build Higher Levels of Community and Collaboration

APPQMR March 27, 2015 at Ohio University – Lancaster Campus

An opportunity is available for Faculty and Staff for official Quality Matters training hosted by the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium.

As part of this consortium we are able to participate in this day long, consortium hosted Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop training free of cost.

For a description of what the workshop is about, deadlines, registration information and meals provided please click here to see the attached pdf.

Please note that this is not through The Ohio State University, but the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium. Interested Faculty and Staff will need to follow the attached registration process and it is on a first come first serve basis to the entire consortium. The participant will need to provide their own transportation, laptop with a wireless connection and their own Quality Matters APPQMR Workbook for the training.

Note: Please read the flyer if you need to bring your own Quality Matters APPQMR Workbook with you, or if one will be provided.

Deadline to register for this training is: 03/20/2015
Registration Contact: Please see the flyer for registration information

If you have any questions about obtaining a workbook or other QM related questions, please feel to contact me at lombardo.89@osu.edu

Thank you,

Tim Lombardo
OSU Quality Matters Coordinator
Office of Distance Education and eLearning

APPQMR August 19, 2014 at the The Ohio State University, Columbus Campus

An opportunity is available for Faculty and Staff for official Quality Matters training hosted by CETE, The Office of Distance Education and eLearning and is faclitated by Joni Tornwall (Manager of Instructional Services, OSU CON) as part of the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium. Registration is required (see below).

This workshop will explore the Quality Matters Project and Processes. As part of the QM initiative, the workshop will prepare you to positively impact the design of online/blended courses, ultimately leading to student learning and success!

QM is designed to improve the quality of online and blended courses by establishing a peer reviewed quality assurance review process. You will become familiar with the Quality Matters standards and participate in a practice peer course review of an online course using the review tools. After successfully completing this workshop, you will be eligible to enroll in the Online Peer Reviewer Certification course. In addition, you will gain ideas to improve your own courses using the QM Standards.

Upon Completion of this Workshop, You Will Be Able To:

  • Identify the underlying principles of QM.
  • Identify the critical elements of the QM quality assurance program, including the QM Rubric, materials, processes and administrative components.
  • Apply the QM Fifth Edition, 2014 Rubric to review online courses.
  • Make decisions on whether the SPH113 course meets selected QM Rubric standards.
  • Apply the concept of alignment.
  • Write helpful recommendations for course improvement by citing annotations from the QM Fifth Edition, 2014 Rubric and evidence from the course.

Who should attend?  This session is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators and adjunct instructors who wish to understand more about the QM Rubric and process of course review!

Required Materials: QM Fifth Edition, 2014 Rubric Workbook & a laptop with wireless capability

Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Breakfast and Check In at 8:30 AM)

Registration Link: http://go.osu.edu/f2fappqmr
Registration Deadline: August 11, 2014

Contact Tim Lombardo at lombardo.89@osu.edu or 614-688-2085 for information on obtaining the QM workbooks and available grants for the workbooks.

Thank you,

Tim Lombardo
Quality Matters Coordinator
Office of Distance Education and eLearning

Online APPQMR Starting June 30, 2014

An opportunity is available for Faculty and Staff for official Quality Matters training hosted by the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium.

As part of this consortium we are able to participate in this two week long, consortium hosted online Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop training at a substantially reduced cost.

Some information about the online Applying the Quality Matters Rubric workshop to consider:

  • It is an Online, asynchronous, two weeks, facilitated by a certified Quality Matters online trainer session.
  • There are no prerequisite requirements.
  • Participants can expect to spend about 10 -12 hours per week in this workshop to successfully complete it.
  • Even though it is completely online and asynchronous, there are assignments that are due and discussions that you will need to participate in.
  • If the attendees sign up for the course and find that they cannot attend the course, they will need to follow the correct cancellation procedures before the course starts.

Deadline to register for this training is: 06/26/2014

How to Register: Contact The Ohio State Quality Matters Coordinator, Tim Lombardo at lombardo.89@osu.edu

There is limited seating available!

Contact The Ohio State Quality Matters Coordinator, Tim Lombardo at lombardo.89@osu.edu to learn more about Quality Matters and learn more how OSU faculty and staff can be compensated for the cost of training through the ODEE Quality Matters Grants.

Thank you,

Tim Lombardo

Quality Matters Coordinator
Office of Distance Education and eLearning

APPQMR June 13, 2014 at Kent State University – Kent Campus

An opportunity is available for Faculty and Staff for official Quality Matters training hosted by the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium.

As part of this consortium we are able to participate in this day long, consortium hosted Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop training free of cost.

For a description of what the workshop is about, deadlines, registration information and meals provided please click here to see the attached pdf.

Please note that this is not through The Ohio State University, but the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium. Interested Faculty and Staff will need to follow the attached registration process and it is on a first come first serve basis to the entire consortium. The participant will need to provide their own transportation, laptop with a wireless connection and their own Quality Matters APPQMR Workbook for the training.

Note: Please read the flyer if you need to bring your own Quality Matters APPQMR Workbook with you, or if one will be provided.

Workbooks can be purchased by clicking here and take about 2 weeks to arrive.

Deadline to register for this training is: 06/04/2014
Registration Link: https://kent.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_4Mx7f74vajbslCt

If you have any questions please feel to contact me at lombardo.89@osu.edu

Thank you,

Tim Lombardo
Quality Matters Institutional Representative
Office of Distance Education and eLearning

APPQMR May 20, 2014 at University of Cincinnati Main Campus

An opportunity is available for Faculty and Staff for official Quality Matters training hosted by the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium.

As part of this consortium we are able to participate in this day long, consortium hosted Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop training free of cost.

For a description of what the workshop is about, deadlines, registration information and meals provided please click here to see the attached pdf.

Please note that this is not through The Ohio State University, but the Ohio Quality Matters Consortium. Interested Faculty and Staff will need to follow the attached registration process and it is on a first come first serve basis to the entire consortium. The participant will need to provide their own transportation, laptop with a wireless connection and their own Quality Matters APPQMR Workbook for the training.

Note: Please read the flyer if you need to bring your own Quality Matters APPQMR Workbook with you, or if one will be provided.

Workbooks can be purchased by clicking here and take about 2 weeks to arrive.

Deadline to register for this training is: 05/09/2014

If you have any questions please feel to contact me at lombardo.89@osu.edu

Thank you,

Tim Lombardo
Quality Matters Institutional Representative
Office of Distance Education and eLearning