K-12 Priorities and Challenges
Dual Credit: Do You Dare?
Christine Voelker, K-12 Program Director, QM Quality Matters
Christine Voelker is the K-12 Program Director for Quality Matters. She has been involved with K-12 education for nearly 20 years, with an emphasis on distance learning, library media, instructional technology and professional development. She holds an advanced certificate in Administration and Supervision, a Masters in Library and Information Sciences.
Are you daring to provide dual-credit courses? Designing a dual-credit course doesn't have to be daunting. Learn the design elements that are shared between both higher education and K-12 courses, and explore what needs to be included to facilitate student success at both levels. Learn what QM recommends for course reviews, both formal and informal, and take a look at what some school districts are doing to make it happen. Think your course is ready? Bring it if you dare!
Learning Objectives
Explain the differences between the K-12 Secondary and HE QM Rubrics.
Discuss supports that need to be in place in order for a K-12 student to be successful in a HE course.
Explain QM's recommendations for formally and informally reviewing dual credit courses.
Audience: Faculty 
Audience: Administrator
Audience: Instructional Designer