Monday, October 26th, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM: Concurrent Sessions
Foreseeing the Future
Using Change Management Theory to Inform and Invigorate Your QM Implementation Efforts
Feeling stalled in your QM implementation efforts? Ready to move on but not sure how? This presentation will frame your concerns in the language of change management based on recently published research on the QM Continuum of Excellence.
Learning Objectives
1. Describe the QM Continuum of Excellence using your institutional context
2. Name one key factor that has enabled your institution to move along this continuum
3. Name one key factor that has inhibited movement along the continuum
Intended Participants: Role
QM Coordinators
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
People with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Barb Altman, Associate Dean, Texas A&M University - Central Texas
Dr. Barb Altman is Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Management at the College of Business Administration, Texas A&M University - Central Texas. She teaches graduate courses in Business Ethics, Leadership and Sustainability. She has been teaching online for over 20 years, is a QM Research Colleague and on the QM Academic Advisory Council. Her doctoral work was in Organizational Behavior and Management Policy.

Bethany Simunich, Director of Research & Innovation, Quality Matters
Dr. Bethany Simunich has worked in higher ed for 20 years, focusing on online learning for a majority of that time. She has experience as both a F2F & online instructor & has created and managed processes & teams for online instructional design & faculty development for online teaching. As Director of Research and Innovation at QM, Bethany leads efforts to help faculty, IDs, & institutions collect data & design research to make data-driven decisions to further student learning.