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Professional Development and Course Quality/Delivery 

The workgroup promotes professional development and quality course design in online education across the state.


  • Reduce online student dropout rates and increase student completion rates by promoting quality course design and professional development for online instruction.
  • Support faculty and staff participation in a variety of professional development opportunities.
  • Collaborate on statewide license for Quality Matters.
  • Support faculty use of this nationally recognized model for course design standards, professional development, and peer review system.


Quality Matters

  • Applying the QM Rubric workshop (APPQMR)
  • Improving Your Online Course workshop (IYOC)
  • QM Success Stories
  • Course design guidance
  • Peer review opportunities

Opportunities to participate at special eLearning conferences

  • NW eLearn
  • Instructional Technology Council
  • Quality Matters
  • Online Learning Consortium

Workgroup Members

Greg Kaminski – Portland Community College (Workgroup Facilitator)

Michael Weissenfluh – Tillamook Bay Community College

Darci Adolf – Oregon Coast Community College

Jessica Winans – Linn-Benton Community College

David Snell – Rogue Community College

Cat Schleichert – Mount Hood Community College

Kirsten Horning – Clatsop Community College

David Plotkin –  Council of Instructional Administrators, Clackamas Community College

Beth Hale – Chemeketa Community College

LeAnne Mulroney – Treasure Valley Community College

DW Wood – Clackamas Community College

Jen Sacklin – Lane Community College

Layli Liss – Chemeketa Community College