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Grounded in research. Driven 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 or QM Program Review Criteria in a rigorous review process.


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Guide to Digital Accessibility to Provide Strategies for Accessibility in Online Learning

More Released on May 2, 2023

Quality Matters Hosts Seven Conference Events Focused on Improving Digital Learning

More Released on March 14, 2023

New Document Will Benefit Teachers and Students By Aligning Widely Used Danielson Framework With NSQ Standards

More Released on February 13, 2023

Quality Matters to Award Educators For Contributions to Digital Learning

More Released on October 11, 2022

K-12 Conference Offered by Quality Matters Empowers Educators to Improve Digital Learning Environments

More Released on September 20, 2022

Quality Matters and Acadeum Announce Collaboration to Develop Quality Standards for Online Course Sharing

More Released on September 13, 2022

Key Topics Facing Higher Education Take Center Stage at Quality Matters Spring Conference

More Released on May 12, 2022

Course Design Considerations For Inclusion and Representation White Paper Released by Quality Matters

More Released on May 3, 2022

Quality Matters Celebrates 2021 Making A Difference for Students Award Winners

More Released on October 6, 2021

Quality Matters Issues Over 101,000 Digital Credentials, Highlighting the Education Community’s Commitment to Quality Online Learning

More Released on September 14, 2021

College Presidents, Senior Academic Leaders and Leading Experts to Discuss Evolving Education Landscape at Inaugural Quality Matters Presidents Summit - June 30, 2021

More Released on June 28, 2021

Quality Matters Members Dominate U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs Rankings

More Released on February 18, 2021

Quality Matters and the Digital Learning Community Drive Change in 2021 and Beyond

More Released on February 2, 2021

Quality Matters Welcomes Three New Board Members

More Released on January 27, 2021

Quality Matters Online Conference Provides Tools, Resources and Connections to Help Education Community Meet Increased Demand for Online Learning

More Released on September 15, 2020

Quality Matters Rising As International Standard And Benchmark For Quality Online Education and Digital Learning

More Released on August 5, 2020

LSU: Raising the Bar Online

More Released on June 23, 2020

University of Southern Indiana Course Becomes 10,000th Course Certified by Quality Matters

More Released on May 6, 2020

Quality Matters Regional Conferences Focus On Quality Learning For Remote And Online Learners

More Released on April 15, 2020

Quality Matters Offers 2020 West Regional Conference as an Online Event

More Released on March 11, 2020

Nominations Are Now Open for the 2020 Quality Matters Awards and The Ron Legon Leadership Award

More Released on March 10, 2020

Congratulations to Quality Matters Members Recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 2020

More Released on February 19, 2020

Dr. Bethany Simunich Joins Quality Matters as New Director of Research & Innovation

More Released on January 7, 2020

Quality Matters Conferences for 2020: Three Opportunities to Adapt and Succeed in Quality Online Learning

More Released on November 26, 2019

Quality Matters QM Connect Conference Represents Excellence for Learners In Online Education

More Released on October 16, 2019

Quality Matters and the Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance Release Revised K-12 National Standards For Quality Online Courses

More Released on October 8, 2019

Quality Matters Continues to Put Quality First with New, Updated Rubric For K-12 Educators

More Released on September 10, 2019

Quality Matters Awards First Exemplary Program Status to UAF

More Released on July 16, 2019

New Partnership Brings Canvas To Quality Matters (QM) And QM Membership To Instructure

More Released on June 11, 2019

Nominations For the 2019 Quality Matters Awards and The Ron Legon Leadership Award Are Now Open

More Released on March 19, 2019

Revised K-12 National Standards For Quality Online Teaching and Programs Released By Quality Matters And The Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance

More Released on March 5, 2019

Why Quality Matters in Education: The Quality Difference in 2019 & Beyond

More Released on January 30, 2019

Quality Matters QM Connect Conference Influencing New Directions In Online Education

More Released on October 30, 2018

Quality Matters, Online Quality Assurance Leader, Releases Latest Standards for Online Course Design

More Released on July 2, 2018

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning and Quality Matters to Focus on Prior Learning Assessment, Quality in Online Learning for Growing Population of Adult Learners

More Released on March 29, 2018

Quality Matters and Eduventures Research Present The 2018 Changing Landscape of Online Education Report

More Released on March 28, 2018

K-12 National Standards for Quality Online Courses, Teaching and Program to be Revised by QM and VLLA

More Released on February 27, 2018

Educators Achieve and Inspire Excellence In Online Education At QM Connect Conference

More Released on September 26, 2017

ACUE Achieves Quality Matters Certification in Nationally Recognized Quality Assurance Review

More Released on May 30, 2017

The CHLOE Survey, from Quality Matters and Eduventures, Shows How Colleges Manage Online Learning

More Released on May 22, 2017

Quality Matters and Fudan University Honored with 2017 USDLA Global Impact Award

More Released on May 2, 2017

Call for Quality Matters Award Nominations: Recognizing Leadership Online Education

More Released on March 22, 2017

Shape the Future of Online Learning at the Quality Matters Connect Conference

More Released on February 6, 2017