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Quality Matters 2009 Recognized Courses

The Quality Matters™ program is a faculty-centered peer course review quality assurance process for online learning. Review criteria are linked to external standards; criteria and process are supported through instructional design principles; and the process is vetted by faculty experts. The goals of the program are to increase student retention, learning and satisfaction in online courses by implementing better course design. Quality Matters is sponsored by MarylandOnline and has been adopted by hundreds of higher education institutions across forty states and Canada.
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The following courses met Quality Matters™ review standards in 2009:

Ken Jarvis, Associate Professor, Hospitality, Culinary Arts & Tourism/CAPS
World Culture and Cuisine, HRM 232 

Beth Potter, Associate Professor, Human Services/HPW&PE
Human Service Ethics in Practice,HUS 101

Kathy Hays, Associate Professor, Mathematics/A&S
The Nature of Mathematics, MAT 100

Sandra King, Associate Professor, English and Communications/A&S
Intercultural Communication, COM 200 

Patricia Gregory, Professor, Computer Science/BC&TS
Programming 1 in Java, CSI 162 

Joyce Ezrow, Associate Professor, Business Management/BC&TS
Business Communications, BPA 162

Pamela Nussbaumer, Adjunct Faculty, Teacher Education and Childcare Institute/CAPS
School-Age Childcare, EDU 232

Patricia Hanzook, Associate Professor, Physical Education, HPW&PE
Components of Personal Fitness & Wellness, HEA 114