Professional Development and Course Quality Delivery

Professional Development

The Professional Development and Course Quality/Delivery Workgroup members work on projects that promote professional development and quality course design in online education across the state.


Professional Development Resources

  • Quality Matters
    • APPQMR
    • Course design
    • Peer review
  • Professional Development Projects
  • NW eLearn Conference


Goal: Reduce online student dropout rates and increase student completion rates by promoting quality course design and professional development for online instruction.

  • Collaborate on statewide license for Quality Matters. Support faculty training on this nationally recognized model for course design standards and professional development
  • Support faculty and staff participation in NW eLearn
  • Support faculty and staff participation in Quality Matters National Conference

Workgroup Members

Greg Kaminski – Portland Community College
Michael Weissenfluh, Tillamook Bay Community College
Paula Ascher – Columbia Gorge Community College
Pat Hockersmith – Klamath Community College
Darci Adolf – Oregon Coast Community College
Cat Schleichert – Mount Hood Community College
Alicia Mueller – Southwestern Oregon Community College
Kirsten Horning – Clatsop Community College
David Plotkin –  Council of Instructional Administrators, Clackamas Community College
DW Wood – Clackamas Community College
Beth Hale – Chemeketa Community College
Michael Weissenfluh – Tillamook Bay Community College
LeAnne Mulrony – Treasure Valley Community College
Michael Murphy – Central Oregon Community College
David Snell – Rogue Community College