Monday, October 26th, 2020
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM: Concurrent Sessions
Theory + Practice = Culture of Quality
Learn how one online university achieved a culture of quality by applying a systematic instructional design process and theory-based design principles, as well as a rigorous and ongoing audit process to confirm quality standards are met.
Describe the importance of integrating quality into design and development processes.
Identify factors that drive the creation of a culture of quality.
Evaluate practical ideas for developing and implementing quality operating procedures and checklists
Intended Participants: Role
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
People with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Jahna Kahrhoff, Assistant Dean of Curriculum, Purdue University Global
Dr. Jahna Kahrhoff has 26 years’ experience as an administrator and instructor in higher education. She is currently Assistant Dean of Curriculum at Purdue University Global and has been with University for over 10 years. Dr. Kahrhoff has a BA in Visual Art from Rutgers University, a MS in Information and Communication Sciences from Ball State University, and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from UM-St. Louis. Dr. Kahrhoff lives with her family in Webster Groves, MO.
Flo Wolfe Sharp, Assistant Dean of Curriculum, Purdue University Global
Flo Wolfe Sharp has been with Purdue University Global since June 2009, and has served in the schools of Education and Business and IT. She is the Assistant Dean of Curriculum for IT programs. She holds advanced degrees in Educational Technology from Nova Southeastern University and the University of Florida. Her interests include online presence, accessibility, and thoughtful technology integration. Flo lives in Saint Augustine, FL, where she enjoys running and spending time at the beach.