Quality Matters Recognizes Carol Vance

bio picture Online Learning and Instructional Technology Services at the Nelson Poynter Library is thrilled to announce that on January 9, 2016, Carol Vance, CPA, Esq  received Quality Matters recognition for her Concepts of Federal Income Taxation course, TAX 4001. Through the faculty-based peer review process, her course has been found to meet the highest national standards for online course quality and design.

This QM Certification process consists of a peer review guided by a research based rubric for high quality distance learning course design. The eight general standards of the rubric include: Course Overview & Introduction, Learning Objectives, Instructional Materials, Learner Support, Accessibility& Usability, Course Activities & Learner Interaction and Engagement, and Assessment & Measurement.

Professor Vance’s course is now on the list of award-winning courses from colleges and universities across the nation, bringing positive exposure to USFSP’s Kate Tiedemann College of Business and to the campus. Additionally, the QM seal of recognition will now be proudly displayed in her online course.

Please join us in congratulating her on this significant achievement!

Contact Online Learning and Instructional Technology Services for more information about Quality Matters.

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About karlakmetz

Karla is an Instructional Designer at Instructional Media Services and Adjunct Faculty in the College of Education at USFSP. She is currently earning her PhD in Instructional Technology at USF. With 7 years of experience in Education and Accessible Technologies, her professional interests include Universal Design for Higher Education and the Accessibility of Online Courses. Current projects include research on the benefits of closed captioning in online courses to all students.

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