The Quality Matters program is a faculty-centered, peer review process to certify the quality of online courses and online components.


Open House

February 8, 2013


WVU iDesign, formerly known as the Instructional Technology Resource Center, held its open house on February 8th. The event featured presentations from iDesign instructional and media designers targeting faculty. The video and session materials are available below. Contact us for assistance in improving or beginning your course.



Quality In Online Classes

In this session, WVU instructional designers Erin Kelley and Lydia Mong define seven vital characteristics that are necessary for online course quality and demonstrate examples of those characteristics in the design of actual online courses.

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What is a MOOC?

2012 has been declared "Year of the MOOC". Many in higher education are fearful of these new Massive Open Online Courses; but is the fear unfounded? Brian Lauffer and David Murphy discuss what MOOCs are, where they come from, where they are going, and why they are here to stay.

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Treasure Trove of WVU Resources

Learn about the tech and tools available to WVU faculty for free! Instructional designer Chrys Dean covers services and resources provided by WVU for faculty.

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