Quality Matters Internal Reviews

 

 

A QM internal review (QMIR) is the process we use to recognize outstanding course design. Courses that meet the review standards receive a QMIR badge that can be placed on the homepage of your course.

QMIR Process

If you have taught your online course several times and are happy with it, you may request a QMIR for your course. Simply fill out the request form to get started!

You will receive an email notification when your course is selected for a QM internal review. Next, you will be invited to submit a Course Review Worksheet, which offers some background information and context for the reviewers. This worksheet should take 20-30 minutes to complete and is sent directly from QM, technology@qualitymatters.org.

After you submit your Course Review Worksheet, a team of three reviewers will be selected to review your course. These reviewers consist of UArizona instructors and staff who have received training in how to apply the Quality Matters Rubric to course evaluations. Shortly thereafter, the course review begins. This review, which lasts about 3 weeks, culminates in a designation of Met or Not Met. Apart from answering the occasional question about your course, the instructor is not involved in Step 3.

If your course receives the designation of Not Met, you have 14 weeks to amend it based on reviewer recommendations. During this time, you will receive optional support from an instructional designer to assist you in making these changes. Once your course receives a Met designation, you will receive a QM seal on the homepage of your course.

The QM seal expires after three years. At this point, an instructional designer will contact you to schedule a recertification evaluation.

If you are familiar with the Quality Matters Rubric and motivated to apply it directly to your own courses, the option to perform a self-review is available for you. Self-reviews are basically what they sound like. After logging into your MyQM account, you will submit a reviewer worksheet that guides you through the evaluation of one of your own online or blended courses. This Quality Matters self-review tutorial guides you through the process.

Outstanding Course Design Recognitions

We are proud to recognize the achievements of each instructor and course that has received the QMIR certification. 
 

INSTRUCTOR Course Name Program / Academic Organization Certification Date Verification Link
Margarethe Cooper ACBS 380R Food Safety and Microbiology Animal & Biomedical Sciences 2022-03-15 Verify
Rivka Fidel ENVS 270 Critical Zone Science Environmental Sciences 2021-06-17 Verify
Melanie Hingle NSC 311 A Systems Approach to Obesity Prevention Nutritional Sciences 2020-12-22 N/A
Kelly Jackson NSC 225 Foundational Skills in Nutritional Sciences Nutritional Sciences 2022-06-07 Verify
Anna Josephson AREC 150C3 Sustaining Life: The Global Economy of Food Agricultural & Resource Economics 2022-02-15 Verify
Kathleen J. Kennedy RCSC 150B1 Consumers, Environment and Sustainable Consumption Retailing & Consumer Science 2021-01-05 N/A
Rebecca Kochanowsky MIC 205A General Microbiology Microbiology 2021-07-27 Verify
Ashlee Linares-Gaffer NSC 396A Survey of Careers in Nutrition Nutritional Sciences 2021-03-18 N/A
Ashlee Linares-Gaffer NSC 301 Nutrition and the Life Cycle Nutritional Sciences 2017-06-01 N/A
Ronnie Mullins NSC 415/515R Advanced Sports Nutrition Nutritional Sciences 2021-9-17 Verify
Veronica Mullins NSC 415/515L Advanced Sports Nutrition Lab Nutritional Sciences 2021-07-28 Verify
Veronica Mullins NSC 320 Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Promotion Nutritional Sciences 2021-01-11 N/A
Veronica Mullins NSC 315 Sports Nutrition Nutritional Sciences 2017-09-01 N/A
Monica Ramirez-Andreotta ENVS 310 Ecosystem Health and Justice Environmental Science 2021-9-13 Verify
Patricia Sparks NSC 358R Institutional Food Management Nutritional Sciences 2021-10-6 Verify
Jennifer Teske NSC 308 Nutrition and Metabolism Nutritional Sciences 2017-06-01 N/A
Andrew Waldum PFFP 315 Applied Personal and Income Tax Planning Family and Consumer Sciences 2022-05-23 Verify
Na Zuo AREC 210 Understanding the World of Commerce Agricultural & Resource Economics 2021-07-19 Verify

INSTRUCTOR Course Name Program / academic organization Certification Date Verification Link
Joey Iuliano

SBE 201 INT Sustainable Design and Planning

Architecture, Planning & Landscape Architecture 2022-01-27 Verify
Adriana Alejandra Zuniga Teran

SBE 221 History of the Built Environment Part 1

N/A 2021-2-19 N/A

INSTRUCTOR Course Name Program / Academic Organization Certification Date Verification Link
Ashley Jordan PSY 230 Psychological Measurement and Statistics Psychology 2020-11-06 N/A

Course Name Program / academic organization Instructor Certification Date Verification Link
TLS 402 Linguistics for Teachers Teaching, Learning, & Sociocultural Studies Ali Yaylali 2021-12-8 Verify

INSTRUCTOR Course Name Program / Academic Organization Certification Date Verification Link
Cho Lik Chan AME 530 Advanced Thermodynamics Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering 2020-09-08 N/A
Byron Hempel CHEE 204 Water and Energy Chemical & Environmental Engineering 2021-11-16 Verify
Kay Thamvichai ECE 274A Digital Logic Electrical & Computer Engineering 2020-08-03 N/A
Hal Tharp ECE 320A Circuit Theory Electrical & Computer Engineering 2021-10-6 Verify

INSTRUCTOR Course Name Program / Academic Organization Certification Date Verification Link
Grant Adamson RELI 300 Christian Literature and Thought Religious Studies 2021-04-14 N/A
Grant Adamson RELI 280 Introduction to the Bible: New Testament Religious Studies 2020-08-24 N/A
Alex Braithwaite POL 202 International Relations Political Science 2021-01-14 N/A
Ana Carvalho Port 305a Portuguese for Spanish Speakers Portuguese 2021-04-15 N/A
Jennifer Donahue AFAS 200 Introduction to Africana Studies Africana Studies 2018-05-02 Verify
Carmen King de Ramirez SPAN 101 First Semester Spanish Spanish 2021-10-13 Verify
Caleb Simmons RELI 160A1 Gods, Goddesses, and Demons: Divinity in South Asia Religious Studies 2021-9-20 Verify
Konden Smith RELI 227 Religion and Film Religious Studies

2019-04-12


2022-04-15 recertified

N/A
Konden Smith RELI 210 Religion in the American Experience Religious Studies 2018-07-25 N/A
Konden Smith RELI 235 Religion, Violence, and Terrorism Religious Studies 2018-07-25 N/A
Konden Smith RELI 160D4 Introduction to World Religions Religious Studies 2017-09-01 N/A
Robert Stephan CLAS 160D2 Classical Mythology Classics 2021-07-07 Verify
Miriam Urzua-Montoya SPAN 330 Intermediate Conversation Spanish/Portuguese 2020-12-11 N/A

INSTRUCTOR Course Name Program / academic organization Certification Date Verification Link
John F. Howard

LAW 480B/580B Data Privacy & Cybersecurity in Healthcare

Law

2022-08-12

Verify

INSTRUCTOR Course Name Program / Academic Organization Certification Date Verification Link
Patti Daly NURS 612 Pediatrics in Advanced Practice Nursing 2022-07-22 Verify
Evangeline Dowling NURS 540 Health Promotion and Risk Reduction Nursing

2018-10-24


2021-10-27 recertified 

N/A
Jo Anne Kane

NURS 543 Health Information and Patient Care Technologies

Nursing 2020-09-16 N/A
Kathleen Malkin NURS 660B Clinical Systems Leadership Immersion Nursing 2018-12-14 N/A
Cindy Rishel NURS 640 Healthcare Business Dynamics Nursing 2020-06-23 N/A
Carrie Silvers NURS 654 Quality and Safety Management Nursing 2020-06-10 N/A
Carrie Silvers NURS 520 Foundations of Systems Leadership Nursing

2019-01-11


2021-10-21 recertified

N/A

INSTRUCTOR Course Name Program / academic organization Certification Date Verification Link
Rebecca Wolf PHP 421 Public Health Law and Ethics Public Health and Practice 2021-9-17 Verify

INSTRUCTOR Course Name Program / academic organization Certification Date Verification Link
Chris Forsythe ESOC 302 Quantitative Methods for the Digital Marketplace School of Information 2022-04-7 Verify
Kyle Hartfield GEOG 330 Geographic Applications of Remote Sensing School of Geography & Development 2022-04-04 Verify
Yoganand Korgaonkar GIST 603A Geographic Information Systems Programming and Automation School of Geography & Development 2022-01-20 Verify
Yoga Korgaonkar

GIST 315 GIST Programming I

School of Geography, Development & Environment

2019-01-25


2021-5-21 recertified

N/A
Catrina Mitchum

ENGL 308 Technical Writing

English

2018-05-21


2021-04-23 recertified

N/A
Catrina Mitchum

ENGL 102 First-Year Composition

English

2018-05-17


2021-04-20 recertified

N/A
Catrina Mitchum ENGL 101 First-Year Composition English 2022-07-20 Verify
Kyle Tusing

COMM 101 Introduction to the Study of Communication

Communication

2017-04-11


2020-11-20 recertified

N/A
Dennis Wise

ENGL 160D Nonhuman Subjects: Monsters, Ghosts, Aliens, and Others

English 2020-10-27 N/A

INSTRUCTOR Course Name Program / academic organization Certification Date Verification Link
Roger Miesfeld

BIOC 384 Foundations in Biochemistry

Chemistry and Biochemistry

2019-06-26


2022-07-22 recertified

Verify
Roger Miesfeld

BIOC 385 Metabolic Biochemistry

Chemistry and Biochemistry

2017-04-11


2021-09-17 recertified

N/A

Lisa Rezende

MCB 181L Introductory Biology Laboratory I Molecular & Cellular Biology

2019-04-11


2022-04-14 recertified

Verify

Quality Matters Multi-Section Policy 

The purpose of the Multi-Section Policy is to clarify the circumstances under which the QM Certification Seal for internal reviews can be used with multiple sections of the certified “master” course.

To learn more, download the Quality Matters Multi-Section Policy.