When to Use the QM Rubric: 

The QM Rubric reflects current research finding and national standards of best practice in online learning.   The rubric consists of a set of 8 general standards with 41 specific standards used to evaluate the design of online and blended courses.    

Eight General Review Standards:  

  1. Course Overview and Introduction
  2. Learning Objectives
  3. Assessment and Measurement
  4. Instructional Materials
  5. Learner Interaction and Engagement
  6. Course Technology
  7. Learner Support
  8. Accessibility

Alignment:

Unique to the QM Rubric critical course components, Standards 2-6, reinforce one another to ensure that students achieve the desired learning outcomes.  When aligned each of these  course components is directly tied to and support the learning objectives.

Scoring:

The QM Rubric consists of 41 standards assigned different points related to their importance.  There are 21 essential standards valued at 3 points.  There are 20 remaining standards assigned 1 or 2 points.   The maximum points are 95.

 To Meet QM: 

1. Answered “Yes” to all 3-point Essential Standards    AND   2. A total overall score of 81 out of 95 points.

View the QM Rubric:

1. To view the QM Rubric with Annotations, log into MCC Wiki
2. Log in with your MEID@mcccd.org and your password.

Learn more… 

Go to the QM Rubric: http://www.qmprogram.org/rubric