Professor Patricia Gaukel Receives Second QM Course Certification

Patricia GaukelOn August 21, 2019, Professor Patricia Gaukel received Quality Matters Certification for her online course, Managerial Accounting, ACG 2071. Another of her online courses, Cost Accounting and Control II, ACG 4351, received QM Certification in June of 2017.

Congratulations to Professor Gaukel on her continued commitment to high quality online learning experiences for her students!

When asked about her experience with taking two courses through the QM Review process, she shared:

The second time through was definitely easier, as I incorporated the changes from the first review into all my courses.  I think they liked the variety of technology used in the course – chapter videos, explanatory videos, Accounting Lab, Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, Canvas practice quizzes and discussion posts.  Working with OLITS is the key to getting a course QM certified.

In Managerial Accounting, Professor Gaukel engages students through a variety of learning activities to prepare for the accountant’s role in assisting management in the planning and controlling of business activities. This course is now listed on the QM database of certified courses and will also be recognized by the Florida Virtual Campus as a “High Quality” course.

If you are interested in preparing your course for Quality Matters review, contact Online Learning and Instructional Technology Services for more information.

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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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