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.