Quality Matters Recognizes Dr. V. Mark Durand

Durand.jpg mugPlease join us in congratulating our Interim Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dr. V. Mark Durand! On April 27, 2016, Dr. Durand received Quality Matters Certification for his online course, Abnormal Psychology (CLP 4143).

The QM Certification process consists of a rigorous peer review guided by a research based rubric for high quality online course design. Through the peer review, his course received the maximum score of 99 points.

Dr. Durand’s course will be listed shortly on the QM directory of certified courses from colleges and universities across the nation, bringing positive exposure to USF St. Petersburg. Additionally, the QM Seal of Recognition and information regarding the course quality certification will now be displayed on the home page of his course to express to students his commitment to high quality online teaching and learning.

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

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About karlamorris

Karla is an Instructional Designer at Instructional Media Services and Adjunct Faculty in the College of Education at USFSP. With over 9 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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