Quality Matters Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference Focuses on Quality Assurance in Online Education

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Quality Matters (QM), a leader in quality assurance for online education, is having its Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, “With Liberty and Quality for All,” in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Monday, March 23, 2015. Sponsored by Drexel University Online, this two-day conference features more than 30 workshops and sessions focused on quality assurance in online education.

Quality Matters Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference - March 23-24, 2015

“The conference program includes opportunities for educators to explore critical and emerging quality assurance strategies and tools to enhance the online learning experience,” said Susan C. Aldridge, PhD, president of Drexel University Online.

Quality Matters (QM), a leader in quality assurance for online education, is having its Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, “With Liberty and Quality for All,” in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Monday, March 23, 2015.

Hosted by Drexel University Online, this two-day conference features more than 30 workshops and sessions focused on quality assurance in online education. Tanya Joosten, director of eLearning Research and Development at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will keynote the conference, addressing the promotion of student access and success through research.

“The conference features many opportunities for learning, collaboration and networking, including takeaways for instructors who are looking for great ideas for their online and blended courses,” said Deb Adair, managing director and chief planning officer for QM. “Attendees will see case studies in quality assurance approaches and learn about research initiatives and ways to participate.”

The focus of the QM Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference will allow educators to learn new pedagogical approaches and collect other tools for use in online and blended programs to improve learner experiences and outcomes, promote interaction and develop high-quality courses.

“The conference program includes opportunities for educators to explore critical and emerging quality assurance strategies and tools to enhance the online learning experience,” said Susan C. Aldridge, PhD, president of Drexel University Online. “Providing quality, technology-enhanced learning is our mission at Drexel, and we are delighted to host a conference addressing this important topic.”

The QM Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference will take place at Drexel University’s Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building at the corner of 33rd and Chestnut Streets in Philadelphia. For more information, please visit http://www.qualitymatters.org.

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About Quality Matters:

Quality Matters (QM) is an international organization that provides the tools and professional development for quality assurance in online learning. QM subscribers include community and technical colleges, colleges and universities, K-12 schools and systems, government agencies, corporations and other education-related organizations. Email info(at)qualitymatters(dot)org or visit http://www.qualitymatters.org.

Contacts:

Grace Hall, senior media relations and publications specialist, Quality Matters; (410) 497-8028 or ghall(at)qualitymatters(dot)org

Sabrina Ram, director of strategic communications, Drexel University Online; (215) 939-7955 or sr62(at)drexel(dot)edu

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