Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
8:50 AM - 9:40 AM: Concurrent Sessions
Texas 4
Quality Assurance: Theory to Practice
Session Title
Attacking an Infection with an Antiviral QM Template
Join us to discuss how a course without QM can become a viral infection and how such an infection can spread across multiple courses. Diagnose and treat the virus as an antiviral QM agent.
Learning Objectives
Describe the challenges of finding course information in courses not designed with a QM template.
Experience stress and the increased time to find information in a course without QM-based template.
Discuss the advantages using QM template for course design from instructional designer perspectives.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants new to the topic
Joanne Pinna, Senior Instructional Technologist, University of Maryland School of Nursing
Joanne Pinna leads the Senior Instructional technology team for the University of Maryland, School of Nursing and focuses in implementing new technology delivery to faculty, staff and students. She coordinates, develops, plans, and oversees a variety of hardware, and software tools to develop instructional materials. Contribute to academic programs and research projects by developing instructional materials. Provide direction to faculty, staff, and students in the use of learning applications.
Prior to becoming a lead instructional technologist at the school of nursing, Joanne started her journey as first a graphic designer to a web designer and information architecture specialist. Her experience spans at foremost the simplistic and precise visual aspects of delivery taking in consideration especially the levels of technology knowledge within faculty, staff and student community.

Angela Staten, Specialist, Instructional Technology, University of Maryland School of Nursing
Angela Staten, is an Instructional Technologist at the University of Maryland School of Nursing. She has over 24 years’ experience as an adjunct Instructor. She received her Masters Degree in Information Systems from Baker College Center. Her certifications include Blackboard Certified Trainer and Microsoft Office Master in addition to completing an Instructional Designer Certification Program through OLC. Angela co-presented at the QM Regional Conference held at Towson University.