QM Standards & Syllabus Template

There are 13 Quality Matters Standards addressed in updated UTC Syllabus Template (Fall 2017):

1.2:  Learners are introduced to the purpose and structure of the course.

1.4:  Course and/or institutional policies with which the learner is expected to comply are clearly stated, or a link to current policies is provided.

1.5:  Minimum technology requirements are clearly stated and instructions for use provided.

1.6:  Prerequisite knowledge in the discipline and/or any required competencies are clearly stated.

1.7:  Minimum technical skills expected of the learner are clearly stated.

2.1:  The course learning objectives, or course/program competencies, describe outcomes that are measurable.

2.3:  All learning objectives or competencies are stated clearly and written from the learner’s perspective.

2.5:  The learning objectives or competencies are suited to the level of the course.

3.2:  The course grading policy is stated clearly.

4.6:  The distinction between required and optional materials is clearly explained.

5.3:  The instructor’s plan for classroom response time and feedback on assignments is clearly stated.

5.4:  The requirements for learner interaction are clearly stated.

7.1:  The course instructions articulate or link to a clear description of the technical support offered and how to obtain it.