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Quality Matters, Inc. 5-year Sole Source Request

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002353727

Bid Title: Quality Matters, Inc. 5-year Sole Source Request

Agency Bid No. Title: 2020-SS-RLG-54

Received Date: 09/29/2020

Close Date: 10/02/2020

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Not Stated, Pennsylvania

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to: MarylandOnline, the creator of Quality Matters, is a nationwide consortium of higher educationInstitutions dedicated to championing distance learning. The Quality Matters Program is a researchcentered approach to quality assurance and continuous improvement for online learning. The QualityMatters Rubric is based on recognized best practices, built on the expertise of instructional designersand experienced online teachers, and supported by distance education literature and research. Thegoal of the program is to enable faculty to increase student engagement, learning, and satisfaction inonline courses by implementing better course design.The Quality Matters subscription provides:1. A process for peer-to-peer feedback for faculty in the continuous improvement of their courseand certifies courses as meeting shared Standards of best practice;2. Professional development workshops and certification courses for instructors and onlinelearning professionals;3. Rubrics for applying quality standards to course design.The PASSHE universities that subscribe to Quality Matters use the standards contained in the Rubricas the basis for developing online courses. Each campus has had one or more faculty participate inQuality Matters workshops to become certified course reviewers. An online course that Is recognizedas meeting or exceeding the Quality Matters standards is the foundation for our campuses' onlineprograms. It tells students that our courses are of high quality.

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Product Code: 92405

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE)

State: Pennsylvania

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Robert Gross, Office of the Chancellor

Phone: 717-720-4168

Fax: 717-720-4111




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