Quality Matters

Virtual College and eLearning Quality Matters recognition for Shoreline Courses

As part of Shoreline Community College commitment to excellence in online teaching, one of the roles of eLearning Services is to assist faculty with the Quality Matters program. Based on national research and best practices in instructional design, Quality Matters is a peer review process designed to certify the quality of online and blended courses. To date, the following courses at Shoreline Community College have been reviewed and received the Quality Matters certificate logo for having met QM standards:




BIOL 150 - Epidemics and Culture Judy Penn
BUS 141 - Purchasing and Supply Management Fundamental Jerry Baker
BUS 142 - Sourcing and Supplier Relations Fundamentals Jerry Baker
BUS 143 - Materials Management Jerry Baker
GEOL 101 - Introduction to Physical Geology Emanuela Agosta
HIIM 134 - Medical Terminology Donna Wilde
MUSTC 106 - Acoustics of Music Doug Reid
MUSTC 151 - Intro To Music Technology Dave Bristow
MUSTC 152 - MIDI Sequencing I Jeffrey Kashiwa
MUSTC 153 - MIDI Sequencing II Jeffrey Kashiwa
MUSTC 163 - MIDI Drum Programming Jeffrey Kashiwa
PHYS 110 - Concepts of the Physical World Stephanie Diemel


For further information on how to participate in the Quality Matters program, contact eLearning Services and schedule an appointment with one of the instructional designers so that you can begin the process of reviewing your course and eventually receiving the Quality Matters seal of approval.


Quality Matters logo



Program Overview

Underlying Principles

Rubric Standards

Review Process




Livia Sá

QM Coordinator

Doug Reid

Master Reviewer

Stephanie Diemel

Peer Reviewer

Judy Penn

Peer Reviewer

Amy Rovner

Peer Reviewer