Four MnSCU Campuses Receive Quality Matters Recognition

Each course listed below has demonstrated through a formal peer review process that it has met Quality Matters Standards for course design.  A team of three trained and certified peer reviewers reviewed each course using the Quality Matters Process. The national standards these courses had to meet describe the key elements that should be included in the design of an online course in order to promote student learning, student retention, and overall student success.

QM recognized courses are listed in QM’s national database of certified courses ( and each faculty member has been given a QM seal to display with their online course.

Bemidji State University:  TADT3700 Production Planning & Control Faculty/ Course Developer: Mahmoud Al-Odeh

Riverland Community College: BUSA1065  Microcomputer Applications Faculty/ Course Developer: Deb McManimon

Riverland Community College: BUSA2043 Principles of Marketing Faculty/ Course Developer: Deb McManimon

Riverland Community College: ENGL1104 Argumentation & Exposition Faculty/ Course Developer: Jenny Corey-Gruenes

Riverland Community College: BUSA1010 Introduction to Business Faculty/ Course Developer: Jill Homes

Northland Community & Technical College: CDEV2252 Paraprofessional Role Faculty/ Course Developer:  Peggy Rogers

Inver Hills Community College: BUS1109 Introduction to International Business Faculty/ Course Developer: Yohannes Agegnehu

View the list of all courses that have met QM Standards within the MNSCU & University of Minnesota systems (

Learn more about Quality Matters in Minnesota at the Minnesota Online Quality Initiative website (

Contact: Elizabeth McMahon,

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