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QM Trainings & Workshops

Quality Matters (QM) is a faculty-centered,  peer-review process designed to certify the quality of online and blended courses. UTSA became a Full Subscribing member of Quality Matters in October 2019 and began implementation in January 2020. 

Please complete the survey below to determine your interest in registering for a particular QM workshop/course! The survey will only take a few minutes to complete. Once the survey has been completed, the Quality Matters Coordinator will register you for the workshop(s)/course you selected.

 Click on the link below to access the Faculty Interest Form:

Session Information

We will offer new training workshops/courses based on faculty feedback. All workshops are two-weeks in length, except the Peer Reviewer Course, which is three-weeks. Each workshop/course requires a significant time commitment. Each session is limited to two cohorts of 20 participants each. The Peer Reviewer Course will be limited to one cohort of 20 participants.

NOTE: Once you have selected a date/workshop, the QM Coordinator will register you. Please do NOT register yourself for any of these sessions! An auto-generated email will be sent confirming your registration. If your desired selection is full, the QM Coordinator will contact you about an alternate choice.

Upcoming Sessions

Designing Your Online Workshop (DYOC)

Provides a framework to design an online course.

Duration: Two weeks, 10-15 hours per week
Dates: TBD

Improving Your Online Workshop (IYOC)

Provides a focused look at the QM Standards so you can incorporate imrpovements to your current online course(s).

Dates:  TBD

*New!* Introduction to Quality Matters (INTRO2QM)

Learn what QM is and how it can help you deliver on your online promise. 

Duration: Two weeks, 2-3 hours per week

Dates: TBD. Once we have a minimum of 6 participants the workshop dates will be scheduled.

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop (APPQMR)

This workshop provides an overview of the QM Rubric Standards, peer review process and Quality Matters.

Duration: Two weeks, 10-15 hours per week

Dates: TBD. Once we have a minimum of 10 participants the workshop dates will be scheduled

Peer Reviewer Course (PRC)

Become a QM-Certified Peer Reviewer with this intensive course focused on QM quality assurance for course review process.

Duration: Three weeks, 15-20 hours per week)

Prerequisite: The Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop (APPQMR) is required before taking this certification course, and there must be a 7-day window between completing the APPQMR and registering for the PRC.
Dates: TBD
For any questions about Quality Matters, please contact: QualityMatters@utsa.edu
The Quality Assurance Team