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Accreditors Now Find Themselves Under Critical Review

Accreditors Now Find Themselves Under Critical Review | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
Amid higher education's rapid changes, the continuing value of the lengthy, complex accreditation process is raising skeptical questions.
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An explanation of how ACE accredits MOOCs

An explanation of how ACE accredits MOOCs | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it

Over the next few weeks, WCET will publish a series of blog posts on Massively Open Online Courses. This, the first in the series, provides a detailed explanation of how ACE (the American Council on Education) assessed five Coursera courses.

ACE represents the presidents of U.S. accredited, degree-granting institutions, which include two- and four-year colleges, private and public universities, and nonprofit and for-profit entities.

Pat Book, the author of the post, is a Former Assistant Vice President at the American Council on Education, and led the process for assessing the courses.

- See more at: http://www.tonybates.ca/2013/07/26/an-explanation-of-how-ace-accredits-moocs/#sthash.YZvGpT1x.dpuf

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