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Guidelines for quality assurance and accreditation of MOOCs
Commonwealth of Learning [corporate]

PublishedJuly 2016
Type of workBooklet
PublisherCommonwealth of Learning (COL)
CountryCanada, North America

ABSTRACT
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have emerged as an educational innovation with the potential to increase access to and improve the quality of education. Different stakeholders in education view MOOCs from different perspectives. However, there are common questions related to the quality of these courses and to the granting of equivalent credits. This document provides a set of guidelines designed to support decision making about the sorts of quality measures that are appropriate in different contexts. These MOOC Quality Guidelines can be used by governments, accreditation agencies, institutions and learners with an interest in developing, running, accrediting or participating in MOOCs, to improve quality assurance (QA) and accreditation.

Keywords accreditation · MOOC · MOOC guidelines for governments · MOOC guidelines for institutions · MOOC guidelines for learners · MOOC instructional design · MOOC quality · professional development

Published atBurnaby, British Columbia
ISBN978-1-894975-82-7
RightsAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/11599/2362
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