Best Practices in Launching a QM Initiative
The Road to Quality - A Panel Discussion on Launching a QM Initiative
Karen LaPlant, Faculty, QM Coordinator, Hennepin Technical College
Karen LaPlant has a Masters in Information Media and a graduate certificate in Instructional Technology from St. Cloud State University. Teaching Business and Information Technology courses at Hennepin Technical College for 26 years and teaching online for 10 years. She is a QM Coordinator, Peer Reviewer and Master Reviewer.
Robin O'Callaghan, Senior Instructional Designer, Winona State University
Robin O'Callaghan is a Senior Instructional Designer at Winona State University. She is a QM Peer Reviewer and Trainer for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. O'Callaghan has 10 years of teaching experience; face-to-face and online. She earned an undergraduate degree in Mass Communication and a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership.
Julie Reginek, Instructor, D2L Training, QM Coordinator, Ridgewater College
Julie Reginek is instructor at Ridgewater College. She is also the Online Curriculum Specialist, D2L Campus Trainer, and Quality Matters Coordinator for the college. Julie has a master's degree in Instructional Design and Online Learning and a bachelor's degree in Recreation.
Elizabeth McMahon, Statewide Lead QM Coordinator, Northland Community and Technical College
Beth McMahon is a Statewide Lead Coordinator for QM in Minnesota and is the Course Review Manager for the Minnesota Online Quality Initiative (MOQI). She has 25 years of teaching and instructional design experience, is a Certified Master Reviewer, and regularly facilitates workshops and courses for QM.
Getting buy-in for innovative teaching and learning techniques can be difficult, since there are so many different methods and approaches. Creating a QM culture on your campus is no different. Not all campuses work the same way. In this session participants will be introduced to three different approaches to implementing QM on their campus. The panel discussion includes ideas on how to communicate, train, and track QM course reviews; and challenges, solutions, and rewards, including collaboration and resources of our state-wide system subscription called MOQI.
Learning Objectives
Identify ways participants can engage their campuses in the QM Rubric, process, and training.
Discuss ideas on how to implement and maintain QM on campus.
Select ideas for creating a plan to engage campuses in QM.
Audience: Faculty 
Audience: Administrator
Audience: Instructional Designer