Pierce College is hosting a face-to-face session of “Applying the Quality Matters Rubric” on Friday, September 19 at Pierce College Puyallup, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM.
This is QM’s flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and the process of using the QM Rubric to review online courses. Quality Matters is both a tool and a process for ensuring online course quality. QM emphasizes faculty-centered continuous improvement.
Here are the details:
Facilitator: Ryan Morris, QM Certified Facilitator
Location: Pierce College Puyallup, College Center Building – CTR 252
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (30 minute lunch). Catered lunch included with registration.
Cost: FREE to all Pierce College employees
For more information about Quality Matters at Pierce College and this workshop, please follow this link:
Online APPQMR Options:
If the in-person workshops don’t fit your schedule, consider taking the workshop online! Quality Matters offers the training online several times a month.
About the online “Applying the Quality Matters Rubric” Workshop:
- 2 weeks, facilitated by a certified QM trainer.
- Includes discussion forums, quizzes, and exploratory assignments; participants can expect to spend about 8-10 hours/week in the workshop.
- Participants who successfully complete the workshop will receive a Certificate of Completion from QM.
- Satisfies the requirement for Pierce College instructors who teach online or hybrid courses.*
Please email us at
for more information if you are interested in taking an online APPQMR training workshop.
*Per the Pierce College Negotiated Agreement, all faculty who teach fully online and hybrid courses must complete this training by the end of the 2014-2015 academic year. Both in-person and online options are offered a variety of times throughout the academic year. Check the CEAL calendar for upcoming Applying the QM Rubric Workshop training dates. If you teach online and you are not sure you have completed this requirement, please contact the Pierce College eLearning department to verify your training status.