Quality Matters (QM) Rubric

The Quality Matters (QM) RubricThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. is a nationally recognized rubric developed in 2003 and is designed to provide guidelines in the development and design of online and blended courses. The CSU began a systemwide contract in 2013 which provides 25-33% discount on enrollment in QM courses. The rubric is composed of 42 standards across 8 sections.

QM Rubric
QM Rubric Description
The materials found on the QM website may not be used without the express written consent of Quality Matters.
QM Rubric lists the 42 standardsThis link will open a PDF file from an external website in a new tab. Review the non annotated standards for the rubric on the QM website.
QM Rubric Workbook with AnnotationsThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. (50 pages; $20); pdf downloadable copy provided in QM courses.

CSU Campuses who have adopted the QM rubric include: Bakersfield, Dominguez Hills, East Bay, Fullerton, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Monterey Bay, Pomona, Sacramento, San Bernardino, and San Jose.