QM and the Education Puzzle
How Online Learning Trends Inform Online Program Management (OPM) Companies
The CHLOE surveys of chief online officers offer many insights into the utilization of OPMs in online higher education and attitudes toward the industry. A panel of OPM leaders discuss how these findings may help shape OPM services and strategies.
Learning Objectives:
Help determine whether an OPM partnership could further their online program's success
Distinguish different types of OPM services and contractual arrangements
Understand recent and likely future changes in the OPM industry
Intended Audience - Role:
Instructional Designers
Intended Audience - Knowledge Level:
New to QM
Experienced with QM
Ronald Legon, Executive Director Emeritus, Quality Matters
Dr. Ron Legon served as Executive Director of Quality Matters from 2006 until early 2016. He led the growth of QM to the more than one thousand member institutions it has today. In retirement, Ron has been named Executive Director Emeritus and is continuing his commitment to the growth and success of Quality Matters as Senior Adviser to Quality Matters for Knowledge Initiatives and Co-Director of the CHLOE (Changing Landscape of Online Education) Project.
Eric Fredericksen, Associate V. P. for Online Learning, University of Rochester
Dr. Eric E. Fredericksen is the Associate Vice President for Online Learning and provides leadership for the exploration of online learning initiatives across the University of Rochester. He is also Associate Professor in Educational Leadership in the Warner School and Program Director for Online Teaching and Learning programs.In 2012, Eric was elected to the Board of Directors for the Sloan Consortium, currently serves as President of the Board, and was honored as a Sloan-C Fellow in 2013.
Richard Garrett, Eduventures Chief Research Officer, Eduventures Research at ACT / nrccua
Richard Garrett currently serves as Chief Research Officer at Eduventures, a leading research and advisory firm in higher education, based in Boston. He also serves as the Director of the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, an international think tank concerned with distance learning, internationalization and new competition. Garrett is also Co-Director of the CHLOE (Changing Landscape of Online Education) Project.