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Best Practices in Launching a QM Initiative
A Journey to the Top 2 Percent
Jill Holmes, Business Faculty, Riverland Community College
Jill Holmes, teaches oncampus and online classes at Riverland Community College for the Business Department. She's been involved with Riverland's Quality Matters certification initiative and has numerous courses certified. Currently she serves as the College's Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) champion and is an ACBSP evaluator.
Kim Hansen, Accounting Faculty, Riverland Community College
Kimberly Hansen, C.P.A., C.G.M.A., M.S. is an accounting instructor at Riverland Community College. Prior to going into academia in 1987, she worked in both public and industry accounting. Several of her on-line accounting courses have received Quality Matters certification. Kim has been actively involved with local faculty development.
Sheryl Barton, Business and Office Technology Faculty, Riverland Community College
Sheryl Barton, M.A. teaches in the Business and Office Technology Department at Riverland Community College training students in medical administrative assistant and office careers. She has earned Quality Matters national certification and is a Master Reviewer. Throughout her teaching career, she has served on local and statewide committees.
How did a small, rural, multi-campus community college become one of the top 2 percent of all QM institutions? Come on an interactive journey to discover ideas for achieving QM success at your campus. You'll learn how leadership, internal mentors, faculty workshops, monetary incentives, and a wall of fame motivate faculty to pursue QM Certification. There will be several strategies for how you, too, can get a piece of the pie. Be sure to bring your wireless device to this presentation.
Describe a successful in-house Quality Matters initiative.
Discuss effective means to motivate faculty to pursue Quality Matters certification.
Integrate Quality Matters with professional development to enhance online and on-ground courses.