Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM: Concurrent Sessions
Sustaining Quality
Session Title
It Takes a Village: Ideas, Tips & Suggestions for Establishing a Solid QM Course Development Process
Learn how this team of three instructional designers and three associate instructional designers are working with more than 1500 courses in one academic year to ensure the courses being offered online are high quality and meet the Quality Matters Standards.
Learning Objectives
Describe the process of implementing a QM course design process at a large public university.
Summarize techniques and strategies for establishing a solid course development process.
Identify best practices used for creating an effective instructional design team.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
QM Coordinators
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Ms. Kimberly S. McCoy, Associate Instructional Designer, Lamar University
Kimberly McCoy is an Associate Instructional Designer at Lamar University, Division of Distance Learning, Beaumont, TX and an Adjunct Professor at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) Cleveland, OH. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, Master of Arts in Educational Technology and an Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction and is currently pursuing her doctoral degree (Doctor of Education) from Nova Southeastern University in Instructional Technology and Distance Education. Kimberly has worked in higher education for more than 15 years.

Mr. Quentin Bellard, Instructional Designer, Lamar University
Quentin Bellard is an Instructional Designer at Lamar University, Division of Distance Learning, Beaumont, TX. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in management information systems, an M.Ed. in educational technology leadership and he is currently pursuing a doctorate in instructional systems design and technology at Sam Houston State University. In his current role as instructional designer he is responsible for overseeing the online course development process planning and creating specialized educational modules and course materials for teacher driven college courses.