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ERIC Number: ED503008
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Benchmarks and Quality Assurance for Online Course Development in Higher Education
Wang, Hong
Online Submission, US-China Education Review v5 n3 p31-34 Mar 2008
As online education has entered the main stream of the U.S. higher education, quality assurance in online course development has become a critical topic in distance education. This short article summarizes the major benchmarks related to online course development, listing and comparing the benchmarks of the National Education Association (NEA), the benchmarks of the American Distance Education Consortium (ADEC), the benchmarks of the American Federation of Teachers, and the benchmarks of the Quality Matters project. In doing so the author hopes to promote awareness of and commitment to quality assurance in online education.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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