Navigating Quality Course Review in Online and Blended Learning

Concurrent Session 6
Streamed Session OLC Session Community College

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Brief Abstract

If you are teaching in an online or blended format, how do you know that your course meets quality standards?  This session can help guide you through best practices and quality rubrics to identify options to meet your needs.


Jennifer is responsible for the development of OLC's long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies. She also provides leadership in researching and planning strategic initiatives, special projects and partnerships that align with OLC's mission, vision and goals. Dr. Mathes has nearly 20 years of experience in both public and private higher education where she has served as a faculty member and an academic leader. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she wrote her dissertation on “Predictors for Student Success in Online Education.” She also has earned a Master of Science degree in Business Education and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from Illinois State University.

Extended Abstract

There are many options available to faculty, staff and administrators wanting to validate the quality of their online or blended course.  In this session, participants will be introduced to best practices.  In addition,  a framework of course review rubrics will be introduced to arm participants with the knowledge needed to implement course quality initiatives with their online or blended courses.