Instructional Technology Resource Center

Quality Matters


Quality Matters (QM) is a faculty-centered, peer review program designed to certify the quality of online and hybrid courses. The QM rubric contains 41 specific standards, distributed across eight broad standards. Idaho State University is a subscriber to the Quality Matters Program based on the recommendations of the QM Review Committee (QM Review Recommendations).

How to Get Started

You have several opportunites to learn more about Quality Matters and how it can help you improve your courses.

Request a Quality Matters Booklet with Annotations
Applying the Quality Matter Rubric Workshop

This overview is designed for anyone (faculty, administration, instructional designers) interested in Quality Matters. The two week, fully online workshop is offered every month, sometimes twice a month... more information and registration

Introduction to Online Teaching Using Moodle

This course is for those who are new to online teaching or new to Moodle. It will guide you in designing and creating an online course in Moodle.  It is an eight week online course designed on three main strands of 1) Using Moodle, 2) Online Course Design and 3) Best Practices in Online Teaching...more information and registration

QM Focused Workshops

The ITRC offers two-hour workshops in (face-to-face and via Video Classroom) focused on a specific QM Standard...calendar and registration

Resource of QM Focused Strategies and Examples

There is a QM Resource course in Moodle with a collection of ideas, strategies and examples of how each of the specific standards can be implemented in your course. You will also receive the latest updates and information about QM @ ISU...login to Moodle and self-enroll

Specialized Workshops and Trainings

Contact Lisa Kidder ( or 282-2502) to discuss a QM workshop for your department.


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Pocatello, Idaho, 83209