Monday, October 28th, 2019
1:55 PM - 2:45 PM: Poster Session
Quality Assurance: Theory to Practice
Session Title
10 Steps to Building a Course Quality Program at Your Institution
Have you wanted to get started with a course quality initiative at your institution but don't yet have buy-in from faculty and administration? This poster is for you! Learn about our "10 Steps to Building a Course Quality Program."
Learning Objectives
Apply the 10 steps to build a course quality program at an institution.
Identify different approaches for obtaining "buy-in" at all institutional levels.
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using a cohort model for course improvement programs.
Intended Participants - Role
QM Coordinators
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Bethanne Tobey, Lead Instructional Designer, QMC, North Carolina State University
Bethanne Tobey is a Lead Instructional Designer and Quality Matters Coordinator with Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA) at NC State. She provides leadership in instructional design and project management for assigned course production projects, instructional programs, instructional tools and templates, and other educationally-focused production efforts.

Dr. Tracy Appling, Teaching Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University
Dr. Tracy Appling joined the SPIA faculty in July of 2008. She serves as SPIA’s External Relations and Internship Director, as well as a Teaching Assistant Professor. Serving as the Internship Director, Dr. Appling places students in positions in federal, state, local, and non-profit agencies. She teaches courses for the Leadership in the Public Sector on-line undergraduate degree program.