Amy Jo Coffey Earns Quality Matters Certification for Online Graduate Course
Amy Jo Coffey, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Media Production, Management, and Technology associate professor and instructor in the UFCJC Online Master’s Program (UFCJC Online), has earned course certification from Quality Matters (QM) for the College’s MMC6936 Introduction to Audiences. The course is now listed on the QM directory of certified courses.
The QM Certification Mark is the internationally recognized symbol of online and blended course design quality and represents Coffey’s ongoing commitment to creating learning environments that provide learners with a clear pathway to success. The course is now listed on the QM directory of certified courses.
“The Quality Matters Official Review provided the opportunity to reflect on this course and examine it from the learner perspective,” said Evan Kropp, Director of UFCJC Online. “From accessibility to learner engagement to assessments, the review used internationally-recognized standards and best practices to examine critical course components related to the learner experience and ultimately learner success.”
The QM Official Review provided independent validation of the quality learner-focused course design found in the Introduction to Audiences course. Reviews are conducted by QM-Certified Reviewers and use the Quality Matters Rubric and associated standards, which are based on research and best practices. A course earns the QM Certification Mark once it meets QM Rubric Standards at the 85% threshold or better and meets all essential standards. Coffey’s course earned a perfect score of 100%. This is the sixth UF CJC Online course to be recognized by Quality Matters.