Science Interactive’s Environmental Science Program Receives Quality Matters Certification

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Science Interactive’s Environmental Science Program Receives Quality Matters Certification

QM certification is awarded for excellence in program design and quality

Posted: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 – 11:57 AM

(Newswire: Englewood, CO) — Science Interactive earns Quality Matters (QM) certification for its environmental science program following an extensive review process. The QM Certification Mark is the internationally recognized symbol of quality in online and blended course design.

“Developed by our team of in-house PhD scientists, instructional designers and online education experts, the Environmental Science program is the third discipline in our portfolio to receive QM certification,” says Tim Loomer, CEO of Science Interactive .

“This certification helps us continue to fulfill our mission of providing a quality science curriculum and hands-on learning to all distance learning students, and we plan to submit additional online courses for Quality Matter approval in the near future. .”

The official QM exam has provided independent validation of the quality, learner-centered course design found in Science Interactive’s Environmental Science curriculum. 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 the QM Rubric standards of 85% or better and meets all essential standards.

About Science Interactive

Science Interactive is part of the Science Interactive Group family that enables college and university instructors to deliver quality remote science labs in 11 disciplines using real hands-on experiences, a rigorous digital curriculum, and a platform easy to use.

Science Interactive Group provides K-12, higher education, museums, libraries, laboratories and distributors worldwide with comprehensive, standards-compliant content and educational products, services and software while supporting ensuring they meet next-generation scientific standards.

About Quality Matters

Based on research, guided by best practices and putting learners first, Quality Matters (QM) is the leading global organization for quality assurance in online and innovative digital teaching and learning environments. QM provides a scalable quality assurance system for online and blended learning used within and across organizations. When you see QM certification marks on courses or programs, it means they have passed QM course design standards or QM program review criteria through a rigorous review process.

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