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Peer Reviewers at TAMIU

Role of QM Peer Reviewers

Faculty members designated to become peer reviewers at TAMIU will obtain the following duties in a course review:

  • Assist in bringing a course to meet and achieve QM expectations
  • Assume a mentorship role for Faculty Online Course Developers
  • Dedicate at least three weeks for course review:
    • Convene with Peer Review Team
    • Independently review a course(s)
    • Make decisions regarding modifications and revisions
    • Write constructive feedback and make appropriate suggestions

Benefits of a QM Peer Reviewer

As a peer reviewer, the following benefits will be incurred with the faculty member's participation:

  • Become an integral part of the improvement of the quality of our online courses
  • Receive national QM certification recognition
  • Become part of a prestigious QM Peer Reviewer database

QM Peer Reviews at TAMIU

Faculty members have been chosen to be peer reviewers by their respective deans. Currently, our peer reviewers include:

  • Dr. Whitney Bischoff - Associate Professor, Canseco School of Nursing
  • Dr. James Norris - Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Dr. Claudia San Miguel - Assistant Professor/Director of Criminal Justice Program, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Dr. Miroslava Vargas - Associate Professor, College of Education
  • Dr. Carol Waters - Retired, Formerly in College of Arts and Sciences

Image of those who attended a QM peer reviewer luncheon.

(From left to right: Dr. Pablo Arenaz, Dr. Patricia Abrego, Dr. James Norris,
Dr. Claudia San Miguel, Dr. Whitney Bischoff, Dr. Leebrian Gaskins)

Quality Matters promotes a peer review process and provides a database of trained QM Peer Reviews eligible for assignment to a peer review team. 

Interested in becoming a QM Peer Reviewer at TAMIU?

To become a peer reviewer, the following pre-requisites are required:

  • Must be appointed by the dean of their college
  • Must be an experienced online instructor having taught within the past eighteen months, either full-time faculty or adjunct
  • Must attend and successfully complete the Applying the QM Rubric Workshop and the Peer Reviewer Course
  • A peer reviewer application and current Memo of Understanding must be on file with QM.

For more information, please contact eLearning at elearning@tamiu.edu or at 956.326.2972.

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