Quality Matters™ Program

The Quality Matters™ Program is a faculty-centered, peer-review process designed to certify the quality of online courses and online components. The primary components of QM include a set of standards (rubric) APPQMR course iconfor the design of online courses, a peer-review process for applying the standards to provide feedback for faculty in the continuous improvement of their online and blended courses, and professional development opportunities for faculty.

QM Rubric

QM Rubric – The QM process certifies the design of courses as meeting shared standards of best practice using the QM Rubric.

The CSU has a systemwide agreement with Quality Matters™, allowing our CSU campus affiliates  to subscribe at a cost of $1,155 (reg. $3,465).

Quality Matters™ has provided an overview presentation (pdf slides) for those interested. This information is also available at the QM Subscriber Benefits page.

CSU campuses interested in finding out more about Quality Matters™ should contact Ashley Skylar, Quality Assurance Manager, CSU Academic Technology Services, askylar@calstate.edu

QLT/QM Alignment Matrix

QLT/QM Alignment Matrix – provides comparison between the CSU Quality Learning and Teaching (QLT) Rubric and QM Rubric.