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Northwest Missouri State University

Quality Matters - Marketing/Management Department


Quality Matters Faculty2

Over the past couple of years the, Marketing/Management Department has been working toward the goal of having all online courses offered for the online Bachelors of Science in Management/Marketing meet the Quality Matters (QM) standards for online courses.  Currently, the department has eleven of their online courses for this program meeting QM standards. Once all online courses in the program meet standards, the department plans to market the program as QM certified.

QM is a faculty-centered, peer review process that is designed to certify the quality of online and blended courses. Based on research-supported and published best practices, the QM Rubric is a set of 41 standards by which to evaluate the design of online and blended courses. A team of three peer reviewers, including a subject matter expert, use the QM rubric to review the online course site and provide the faculty developer with feedback.

Online courses that have met QM standards for Marketing/Management include:

Cindy Kenkel
54-310 Managerial Communications
54-314 Human Resource Management

Tekle Wanorie
54-313 Principles of Management
54-315 Operations Management

Allison Hoffmann
54-316 Organizational Behavior & Theory

Brenda Jones
55-330 Principles of Marketing
55-331 Retailing

James Walker
55-332 Promotion

Lisa Bishop
55-333 Consumer Business

Doug Russell
55-430 Sales & Sales Management

Janet Marta
55-438 International Business

Several other online courses from different departments on campus have met QM standards at Northwest.  These include:

Elizabeth Dimmit, Psychology/Sociology/Counseling
08-103 General Psychology

Rebecca Hendrix, Psychology Psychology/Sociology/Counseling
08-234 Intro to Psychological Experimentation
08-333 Developmental

Matt Johnson, HPERD
22-555 Health Behavior Change
22-233 First Aid, CPR, SPTS Injuries

Greg Haddock, Geology/Geography
32-580 Spatial Analysis & Geostatics Overview

Yanfen Le, Geology/Geography
32-611 SPT: Internet GIS

Quality Matters recognized courses are listed on the CITE web site at:   If you are interested in learning more about Quality Matters and how you can use this tool in designing online, blended, and web-enhanced face-to-face course sites, please contact the CITE Office.