Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
8:50 AM - 9:40 AM: Concurrent Sessions
Texas 2
Sustaining Quality
Session Title
QM-IDA Membership Meeting
Join the QM-IDA Leadership Team for an overview of what the Quality Matters Instructional Designers Association is, an update on the past year's accomplishments and plans for the coming year. Current and potential members are welcome to attend.
Learning Objectives
Discuss work done by the QM-IDA throughout the previous year.
List future professional development and volunteer opportunities.
Join the QM-IDA if not currently a member.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Penny Ralston-Berg, Senior Instructional Designer, Penn State World Campus
Penny Ralston-Berg is a Senior Instructional Designer for the Penn State World Campus. She also serves as the Quality Matters Coordinator for Penn State. Her research interests include student perspectives of quality, instructional design practice, and the use of games and simulations in online instruction. She is the 2017 recipient of the QM Directors' Award for Exceptional Service and is currently the chair of the QM Instructional Designers Association.

Shannon Riggs, Executive Director, Oregon State University Ecampus, Oregon State University
Shannon Riggs directs a highly creative team of instructional designers, faculty development specialists, and multimedia developers in developing online courses for the top-ranked in the nation Oregon State University Ecampus, continually improving the quality and effectiveness of online instruction in higher education, serving over 700 faculty members and 21,000 students annually.

Steve Kaufman, Senior Instructional Designer, University of Akron

Anthony Salinas, Instructional Designer, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley