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About Us

The Quality Matters Instructional Designers Association (QM IDA) is a special interest group of Quality Matters.

Our Mission

The QM Instructional Designers Association Mission is to promote and improve the quality of online education and student learning through instructional design practice by providing professional development opportunities to strengthen instructional design practice, building community, networking, and fostering mentoring opportunities, promoting quality standards-based practice informed by research and sharing best practices.

Our Purpose

As a group we provide self-paced free or low-cost professional development, establish an online space for networking and professional partnerships, promote collaboration and mentorship between instructional design professionals, build a community for everyone, regardless of background, promote quality standards based practice which is informed by research, and participate in problem solving, research, and sharing of best practice.

Our Goals

The goals of the QM IDA are to:

  1. provide professional development as well as an online space for networking and development of professional parternships
  2. promote collaboration and mentorship between instructional design professionals in an open community, regardless of background, focused on quality standards based practice which is informed by research
  3. encourage instructional design information and resource sharing on a national scale where problem solving, research, and best practice is freely exchanged.

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Questions? Contact us at ida@qualitymatters.org

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