Concentration: 
QM and the Education Puzzle
Title:
Domesticating QM: Developing a Quality Assurance Plan at Your Institution
Description:
Have you been charged with developing a quality assurance plan for online education at your university? Come brainstorm with others—and hopefully go home with creative ideas that could lead you to the next stage in your quest for quality!
 
Learning Objectives:
Participants will identify steps in developing a quality assurance plan for their institution.
Participants will share ideas with others to help all develop a plan or begin implementation.
Participants will list useful resources (human or otherwise) and analyze their potential benefits.
 
Intended Audience - Role:
Administrators
Yes
Faculty
Yes
Instructional Designers
Yes
 
Intended Audience - Knowledge Level:
New to QM
Yes
Experienced with QM
Yes
Presenter:
Samantha Earley, Associate Director of Collaborative Academic Programs, Indiana University
Samantha Earley is the Associate Director of Collaborative Academic Programs for Indiana University. She helps faculty from all of the IU campuses come together to plan and implement quality collaborative online degree programs. She is also the QM System Co-Lead for IU, charged with planning and implementing quality assurance in online education at the university. She is a tenured Associate Professor in the English Department and is currently working on a BFA in Fine Arts -- Printmaking.
Hitesh Kathuria, Assistant Vice President for University Academic Affairs, Indiana University
Hitesh Kathuria holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He joined the office of Collaborative Academic Programs from Indiana University East, where he was the Associate Dean in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Hitesh has extensive experience creating new degree programs. He created and taught several online classes in Chemistry and Biochemistry. He currently works with faculty and administrators across IU campuses to create new online programs.
David Becker, Instructional Designer and QM Coordinator, Indiana University
David Becker holds a BA in English and Philosophy from Bellarmine University and an MA in English from Southeast Missouri State University. When he was in graduate school, he discovered research on pedagogy and the scholarship of teaching and learning. He is a QM Peer Reviewer, a QM Coordinator, and the QM Course Review Manager for Indiana University. He is also the System Co-Lead for QM at IU, charged with developing and implementing quality assurance for online education.