List of QM-Recognized Courses

Faculty may submit their course for a QM peer review for an opportunity to be recognized both internally among their peers at UWF, as well as externally recognized and featured on Quality Matters Website.


Full-time faculty and adjuncts are eligible to apply for official Quality Matters certification of their fully-online or blended courses once they meet expectations in an internal course review conducted by QM-trained faculty peer reviewers here at UWF. To meet quality expectations, a course must meet all of the Essential Standards (3-point standards) in the QM Rubric AND achieve a score of at least 81 out of 95 possible points. You may request a fully-annotated copy of the QM Rubric from Cindy Mersereau (cmersereau@uwf.edu or ext 3291).

This site features faculty whose online courses that have achieved internal certification, external certification or both! Congratulations to our featured faculty for their achievements of excellence and quality in online course design! We are proud of you! If you are interested in submitting your online or blended course for a QM peer review, contact Cindy Mersereau at cmersereau@uwf.edu

‌Internally certified courses are awarded the UWF Quality Course Seal.

‌Official QM-certified (external) courses are awarded a the QM Seal and are listed in QM's national database of quality online courses.

List of Quality Matters Certified Courses


Courses certified between July 2014 - June 2015
  • Courses are listed in order of the most recent certification dates.

    Dr. Tonya Nascimento
    Instructor
    Psychology, CAS 
    PSY2012- General Psychology
    Internal Certification Date: 4/22/2014
    External Certification Date: 7/16/2014


Courses certified between July 2013 - June 2014
  • Courses are listed in order of the most recent certification dates.

    Penelope Mitchell
    Instructor
    GIS, CAS 
    GIS3015/L
    - Cartographic Skills and Lab
    Internal Certification Date: 6/24/2014
    External Certification Date: 


    Amber Bloechle
    Director
    Environmental Studies, CAS 
    GIS4043/L
    - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Lab
    Internal Certification Date: 6/17/2014
    External Certification Date: 


    Marcia Dove
    Instructor
    Hospitality, Recreation & Resort Management, COPS
    HFT4753
    - Conventions, Facilities and Meetings Management
    Internal Certification Date: 6/16/2014
    External Certification Date: 


    Lori Smailes
    Faculty Associate
    Computer Science, CAS 
    CEN6070
    - Software Test and Verification
    Internal Certification Date: 6/16/2014
    External Certification Date: 


    Dr. Alexis Janosik
    Lecturer
    Biology, CAS
    BSC1050
    - Fundamentals of Ecology
    Internal Certification Date: 6/6/2014
    External Certification Date: 


    Dr. Anita Solarski
    Instructor
    Teacher Education, COPS
    EDE4302
    - Instructional Management and Assessment
    Internal Certification Date: 4/9/2014
    External Certification Date: 6/3/2014


    Gina Cestaro
    Instructor
    Art, CAS
    ARH1010 - Introduction to Art History
    Internal Certification Date: 4/3/2014 
    External Certification Date: 6/2/2014


    Carolyn Mc Duff
    Instructor
    Computer Science, CAS
    CGS3604 -
    Applications of Information Technology
    Internal Certification Date: 4/4/2014 
    External Certification Date: 5/16/2014


    Timothy Roberts
    Lecturer
    History, CAS
    AMH2010 - U.S. to 1877
    Internal Certification Date: 5/15/2014


    Dr. Dallas Snider
    Assistant Professor
    Computer Science, CAS
    COP5775 - Database Administration
    Internal certification date: 11/27/13 
    External certification date: 4/11/14


    Dr. Dione King
    Assistant Professor
    Social Work, COPS
    SOW5990 - Domestic Violence and Social Work Practice
    Internal certification date: 12/30/13
    External certification date: 4/8/14


    Dr. Nicholas Power
    Associate Professor
    Philosophy, CAS‌
    PHM 4020 - Philosophy of Sex and Love
    Internal certification date: 2/10/14
    External certification date: 4/3/2014‌‌


    Dr. Lisa Blalock
    Assistant Professor
    Psychology, CAS 
    PSY3213
    - Research Methods in Psychological Science I
    Internal Certification Date: 4/2/2014
    External Certification Date: 


    Lori Smailes
    Faculty Associate
    Computer Science, CAS
    CEN 6074 - Software Assurance
    Internal certification date: 12/18/13 
    External certification date: 3/17/14


    Dr. Sheila Dunn
    Program Director, Assistant Professor ‌
    Music, CAS
    MUH 3990 - Women in Popular Music
    Internal certification date: 2/17/14 
    External certification date: ‌‌‌‌


    June Watkins, Instructional Designer and QM Scholar,
    Academic Technology Center
    & Dr. Nancy Hastings, Assistance Professor
    Instructional and Performance Technology - COPS
    ATC102 - Teaching a Quality Online/Blended Course
    External certification date: 1/31/14


    Dr. Tressa Kelly
    Lecturer
    Communication Arts, CAS
    SPC4710 - Intercultural Communication
    Internal certification date: 10/9/13 
    External certification date: 11/26/13


    Chasidy Fisher Hobbs
    Instructor
    Environmental Studies, CAS
    GEO1200/L
     - Physical Geography Online
    Internal certification date: 9/30/13 
    External certification date: 11/7/13


    Amber Bloechle
    Director
    Environmental Studies, CAS
    GIS3015
     - Cartographic Skills + Lab
    Internal certification date: 10/28/13


    Aileen Trotter
    Instructor
    Computer Science, CAS
    CGS2060
     - Excursions in Computing
    External certification date: 9/30/13


    Dr. Enid Sisskin
    Lecturer
    Master of Public Health, SAHLS, CAS
    PHC5102
     - Introduction to Public Health
    Internal certification date: 9/25/13


    Karen Barth and Cindy Mersereau
    Academic Technology Center
    ATC101
     - Designing a Quality Online/Blended Course
    External certification date: 9/3/13


    Dr. Wilbur Hugli
    Faculty Associate
    Environmental Science, CAS
    GEO3250
     - Weather and Climate w/Lab
    Internal certification date: 6/11/13
    External certification date: 8/8/13


2012-13

  • Dr. Laura White
    Associate Professor
    Computer Science, CAS

    CGS2060 - Excursions in Computing
    Internal certification date: 6/11/13


    Dr. Richard Faessel
    Instructor
    School of Education, COPS

    EDF1005 - Introduction to Education
    Internal certification date: 1/26/13
    External certification date: 3/15/13


    June Watkins
    Instructor
    Philosophy Department, CAS

    REL3213 - Hebrew Scriptures
    Internal certification date: 11/29/12
    External certification date: 1/23/13


    Chasidy Fisher Hobbs 
    Instructor
    Environmental Studies, CAS

    GEO2330- Environmental Science
    Internal certification date: 11/14/12
    External certification date: 1/8/13


    Dr. Melissa Stewart
    Faculty Associate
    Government, CAS

    POS2041 - American Politics
    Internal certification date: 10/26/12
    External certification date: 1/24/13


    Dr. Wilbur Hugli 
    Faculty Associate
    Environmental Science, CAS

    GEA2000 - Nations and Regions of the World
    Internal certification date: 3/14/12
    External certification date: 5/29/12

    GEO3471 - World Affairs (Blended)
    Internal certification date: 9/4/12
    External certification date: 11/19/12


2011-12

  • Dr. Stacie Whinnery
    Professor
    School of Education, CoPS

    EEX4255 - Curriculum for Teaching Students with Exceptionalities
    Internal certification date: 12/9/10
    External certification date: 1/4/12


    Dr. Enid Sisskin
    Lecturer
    Master of Public Health, SAHLS, CAS

    PHC6300 - Survey of Environmental Problems
    Internal certification date: 7/9/11
    External certification date: 9/12/11

    PHC6310 - Environmental Toxicology
    Internal certification date: 7/24/11
    External certification date: 8/14/11


    Dr. Gregory Tomso 
    Associate Professor
    English and Foreign Languages, CAS

    AML2072 - Sex, Money and Power in American Literature
    Internal certification date: 6/30/11
    External certification date: 9/2/11


2010-11

  • Dr. Besty Botts
    Adjunct Instructor
    School of Education, CoPS
    Dr. Bill Evans
    Director & Professor
    School of Education, 
    CoPS

    EEX4221C - Evaluation and Prescriptive Instruction for the Exceptional Child
    Internal certification date: 2/7/11


    Dr. Anita Solarski
    Instructor
    School of Education, CoPS

    TSL4080 - ESOL Principles and Practices
    Internal certification date: 3/3/10
    External certification date: 9/10/10




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