Global perspectives on quality in online higher education
McLoughlin, C. E & Visser, AJ. (2003). Global perspectives on quality in online higher education. D. Lassner, C. McNaught. 253-256. Norfolk, VA, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education. Retrieved from http://www.editlib.org/f/13756
The quality of online education is a central issue for the sustainable delivery, development and future of technology-supported learning. A significant issue in this regard is that while there is a free and growing market in e-learning, there is also a proliferation of benchmarks and quality guidelines. This demonstration presents an overview of the multiple meanings of quality and benchmarks. While a consensus as to what constitutes quality in online education is emerging, there are nevertheless competing agendas at play.
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