Quality Matters

As proof of our commitment to excellence in online teaching, Shoreline is part of the Quality Matters program, a peer review process designed to certify the quality of online and hybrid courses. Based on national research and best practices in instructional design, the Quality Matters program ensures that our courses meet high quality standards. To date, the following courses at Shoreline Community College have been reviewed and received the Quality Matters seal of approval as well as recognition in the QM national registry:

Courses Instructor
BIOL 126 - Sustainable Gardening/Horticulture Judy Penn
BIOL 150 - Epidemics and Culture Judy Penn
BUS 141 - Purchasing and Supply Management Fundamentals Marty Manegold
BUS 142 - Sourcing and Supplier Relations Fundamentals Marty Manegold
BUS 143 - Materials Management Marty Manegold
BUS 144 - Logistics and Transportation Fundamentals Marty Manegold
BUS 203 - Contract Management Marty Manegold
BUS 245 - eProcurement Marty Manegold
BUSTC 115 - Fundamentals of Business Communication Gail Dalton
BTWRT 215 - Business Communications Gail Dalton
GEOL 101 - Introduction to Physical Geology Emanuela Agosta
HIIM 134 - Medical Terminology Dawn Lui
HIIM 170 - Legal Aspects of Health Care Gloria Anderson
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



Program Overview

Underlying Principles

Rubric Standards

Review Process


Stephanie Diemel
Master Reviewer

Judy Penn
Peer Reviewer

Doug Reid
Master Reviewer

Amy Rovner
QM Coordinator
Peer Reviewer


For further information on the Quality Matters program, visit the QM website or contact eLearning Services.