Quality Matters Recognizes Dr. Christina Salnaitis

Christina SalnaitisPlease join us in congratulating Dr. Christina Salnaitis! On Friday December 16, 2016, Dr. Salnaitis received Quality Matters Certification for her online course, Cognitive Psychology (EXP 4680).

Through the faculty based peer-review process, her course has been found to meet the highest national standards for online course quality and design. Not only did her course meet the essential QM standards, she received the total possible score of 99 points.

Quality Matters (QM) is a nationally recognized program that examines course design to assess the quality and alignment of an online course through a peer-review process using a rubric of evidence-based practices. 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.

Dr. Salnaitis’ course is now listed on the QM directory of certified courses from colleges and universities across the nation. The QM Seal of Recognition and information regarding the course quality certification will now be displayed on the home page of her course.

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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