Monday, October 28th, 2019
1:55 PM - 2:45 PM: Poster Session
Leading Quality Assurance
Session Title
Train Your Team Before Moving Forward with QA Initiatives
Join us to discuss how and why an institution put all online learning instructional design staff through the APPQMR. The reasons for the decision, staff attitudes before and after and the results will be presented in this poster.
Learning Objectives
List the benefits for online learning support staff attending QM training.
Discuss partnerships and relationships created with support staff who are trained to the Standards.
Create a customized approach to training online learning support staff.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants new to the topic
James "JJ" Johnson, Senior Director of Eastern Online & Instructional Technology and Design, Eastern Washington University
James "JJ" Johnson is the Senior Director for Eastern Online & Instructional Technology and Design for Eastern Washington University, in Cheney, WA (near Spokane). He is the QM Coordinator for Eastern, as well as a Quality Matters Master Reviewer and Online Course Facilitator. JJ is also an adjunct assistant professor for Pierce College in Lakewood, WA, teaching computer information systems and networking topics.

Eddie Andreo, Associate Vice President for Distance Learning, Cowley College
As the Associate Vice President for Distance Learning at Cowley College, Eddie leads the Instructional Design processes and administers the online campus component of the College by facilitating technology-rich instruction and learning through collaborative curricular innovation. Eddie is also a Certified Peer and Master Reviewer and QM Facilitator. He has trained upwards of 1500 faculty in Applying the Quality Matters Rubric and other Quality Matters Professional Development.