Science Interactive’s Environmental Science Program Receives Quality Matters Certification for Course Design Quality
May 27, 2022
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 27, 2022 (Newswire.com) –
Science Interactive wins the Quality Matters (QM) Certification for their Environmental Science Program following a detailed review process. The QM Certification Mark is the internationally recognized symbol of quality in online and blended course design.
“Developed by our in-house team of PhD scientists, instructional designers and online education experts, the Environmental Science program is the third discipline in our portfolio to receive QM certification,” said Tim Loomer, CEO of Science Interactive. “This certification helps us continue to fulfill our mission of providing a quality science curriculum and hands-on learning to all distance learning students, and we plan to submit additional online courses for Quality Matter approval in the near future. “, said Loomer.
The official QM exam has provided independent validation of the quality, learner-centered course design found in Science Interactive’s Environmental Science curriculum. Exams are conducted by QM-certified examiners and use the Quality Questions rubric and associated standards, which are based on research and best practices. A course earns the QM certification mark once it meets the QM Rubric standards at 85% or better and meets all essential standards.
About Science Interactive
Interactive science is part of the Science Interactive Group family that enables college and university-level instructors to deliver quality remote science labs in 11 disciplines using real hands-on experiments, a rigorous digital curriculum, and an easy-to-use platform.
Scientific interactive group provides K-12, higher education, museums, libraries, laboratories, and distributors worldwide with comprehensive, standards-compliant educational content, products, services, and software. We offer the highest quality science education products available while ensuring they meet next-generation science standards.
About Quality Matters
Research-based. Guided by best practices. A community that puts learners first. Quality Matters (QM) is the global organization leading quality assurance in online and innovative digital teaching and learning environments. It provides a scalable quality assurance system for online and blended learning used within and across organizations. When you see QM certification marks on courses or programs, it means they have met QM Course Design Standards Where Quality Management Program Review Criteria through a rigorous review process.
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Source: Interactive Science