QM and the Education Puzzle
Quality Assurance, QM, and Collaboration at Indiana University: Developing Consortial Online Programs with Quality in Mind
Is your multi-campus university under-utilizing faculty, duplicating efforts in online education? Wonder how collaboration could drive quality? We showcase Indiana University's consortial online programs, which use QM as quality assurance.
Learning Objectives:
Implement strategies to integrate QM into online consortial program development.
Identify best practices that will help them develop consortial online degrees.
Apply lessons learnt from Indiana University's case studies.
Intended Audience - Role:
Instructional Designers
Intended Audience - Knowledge Level:
New to QM
Experienced with QM
Hitesh Kathuria, Assistant Vice President and Director, Indiana University
Hitesh Kathuria has completed the Management Development Program from Harvard University. He holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He is an Assistant Vice President for University Academic Affairs at Indiana University (IU) and the Director of the Office of Collaborative Academic Programs. He is an Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at IU East where he was the Associate Dean of his School. Hitesh works across seven IU campuses to create new online programs.

Samantha Earley, Associate Director, 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.

David Becker, QM Coordinator, Indiana University Southeast
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 a coordinator for QM at IU, charged with developing and implementing quality assurance for online education.