Quality Course Badge

Quality Course Requirements:

  • To earn a Quality Course designation, a course must receive an internal review and satisfy all 21 essential Quality Matters standards, which are each 3 points—to receive 63 QM points.
  • In addition, UF’s Quality courses will be required to meet the UF essential standards (currently there are 9) to receive a minimum of 27 UF points.

Process:

Instructor completes and submits a self-review including:

  • Provide URLs to course examples.
  • Export Ally accessibility report.
  • Course “map” illustrating alignment between course goals, learning objectives, assessments, content and activities.
  • The most recent student evaluations for the course.
  • Program Directors/Department Chairs work with FDTE to assign peer reviewer.
  • Course is reviewed by 1 trained reviewer
  • FDTE and Directors/Chairs work with course instructor to successfully complete review.
  • “Quality” Designation is received upon satisfying all 21 essential Quality Matters standards, which are each 3 points—to receive 63 QM points.
    • In addition, UF’s Quality courses will be required to meet the UF essential standards (currently there are 10) to receive a minimum of 30 UF points.
    • The Quality designation is not awarded to the instructor’s course until after the reviews are completed.

High Quality Course Badge

High Quality Course Requirement:

  1. To earn a High Quality Course designation, a course must meet all essential 3-point Quality Matters standards plus an overall point value of at least 84/99 points.

    a. In addition, UF’s High Quality courses will be required to meet all of UF’s essential items and earn an overall point value of at least 42/50 points.

Process:

Instructor completes and submits a self-review including:

  • Provide URLs to course examples.
  • Export Ally accessibility report.
  • Course “map” illustrating alignment between course goals, learning objectives, assessments, content and activities.
  • The most recent student evaluations for the course.
  • Program Directors/Department Chairs work with FDTE to assign peer reviewer.
  • FDTE and Directors/Chairs work with course instructor to successfully complete review.
  • Course is reviewed by 2 trained reviewers
  • “To earn a High Quality Course designation, a course must meet all essential 3-point Quality Matters standards plus an overall point value of at least 84/99 points.
    • In addition, UF’s High Quality courses will be required to meet all of UF’s essential items and earn an overall point value of at least 42/50 points.
    • The High Quality designation is not awarded to the instructor’s course until after the reviews are completed.

Exemplary Course Badge

Exemplary Course Requirement:

Details coming soon!


Florida Quality Award and Chancellor’s Award

  • President’s Award (1 per SUS institution)
  • Florida Quality Award (up to 5 annually)
  • Chancellor’s Quality Award (no more than 1 annually)