Monday, October 28th, 2019
4:15 PM - 5:05 PM: Concurrent Sessions
Texas 1
Research/Tracking Quality Assurance
Session Title
The Reality of the Rubric: What the QM Rubric Is and Is Not
Have you referred to the Specific Review Standards list as the QM Rubric? Are you familiar with the Rubric's creation and its relationship to research? Join us for some serious fun that just may change the way you understand (and use!) the QM Rubric.
Learning Objectives
Describe what the QM Rubric is in terms of how it was developed, what its different components are.
Describe what the QM Rubric is not in terms of the individual components as stand-alones.
Articulate how the use of the QM Rubric can help achieve tangible goals.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Dr. Stella Porto, Learning Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank
Stella C. S. Porto is a Learning Specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank. She leads a team developing and managing online training in areas of development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Previously, she was the director of the Masters of Distance Education at UMUC. She holds a DSc and MSc in Computer Science and a MSc in Distance Education. Stella's research interests involve educational technology and online course design. (

Elizabeth McMahon, Principle Consultant, Learning Evolutions LLC