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QA (quality assurance) & UX (user experience) - Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox

Quality assurance impacts the user experience: when things don’t work, users question their understanding and develop superstitions and inefficient workarounds.
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Why is Quality Assurance Important in ELearning – Case Study – Your eLearning World

Why is Quality Assurance Important in ELearning – Case Study – Your eLearning World | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
March 23, 2018 In Case Studies, ELearning0 Comments Why Is Quality Assurance Important In ELearning – Case Study The Advanced Media, Inc. team was struggling with the end of a major project: a huge simulation designed to train officers in the military.
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QQI publishes new Quality Assurance Guidelines for Blended Learning Programmes

QQI publishes new Quality Assurance Guidelines for Blended Learning Programmes | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
Home/ News/ QQI publishes new Quality Assurance Guidelines for Blended Learning Programmes QQI publishes new Quality Assurance Guidelines for Blended Learning Programmes Article Date: 20/03/2018 ​In 2017, QQI published a White Paper on Topic-Specific Quality Assurance Guidelines for Blended...
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Research | Quality Matters

Research | Quality Matters | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
A founding principle that continues to drive Quality Matters is the need for QM Standards to reflect current academic research on effective learning. The initial standards and subsequent modifications have been based on the insights of teams of experienced online instructors and instructional...
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Building eLearning: Behind the Scenes with Quality Assurance | Illumina Interactive Learning

Building eLearning: Behind the Scenes with Quality Assurance | Illumina Interactive Learning | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
Last month we began our backstage tour of Illumina's work by exploring the world of graphic design and what it takes to create a world-class look and feel for elearning. We introduced you to our infographic of our team approach to content creation. This month, we're going to look at quality assurance, and the work we do to ensure things work perfectly in your elearning programs. Our blog editor caught up with Ashley Shaffer, Illumina's magnate of precision and detail to hear her story of quality assurance work. 
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K-12 National Standards for Quality Online Courses, Teaching and Program to be Revised by QM and VLLA

K-12 National Standards for Quality Online Courses, Teaching and Program to be Revised by QM and VLLA | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
A new partnership between QM and the VLLA to revise the National Standards for Quality Online Courses, Online Teaching and Online Programs, builds upon the work started by The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL).
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Quality Assurance of MOOC-based curricula: a project report from Kiron

Quality Assurance of MOOC-based curricula: a project report from Kiron | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
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Programme | aaq - swiss agency of accreditation and quality assuranceaaq - swiss agency of accreditation and quality assurance

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TeSLA IN THE 12 TH EUROPEAN QUALITY ASSURANCE FORUM (EQAF)

TeSLA IN THE 12 TH EUROPEAN QUALITY ASSURANCE FORUM (EQAF) | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.  WP4 partners (AQU Catalunya, ENQA and EQANIE) presented a paper entitled “External evaluation of e-assessment – a conceptual design of elements to be considered” at the 12th European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF) on 23-25 November 2017 in the University of Latvia in Riga, Latvia. The EQAF …
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Student Feedback on Quality Matters Standards for Online Course Design

A team of researchers studied student reactions to a large online course designed using the Quality Matters standards, with results that validated the
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OLC Accelerate 2017 - Session: A Course Quality Rubric for China: The QM-Fudan Standards

OLC Accelerate 2017 - Session: A Course Quality Rubric for China: The QM-Fudan Standards | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
Can a US-based, research-supported approach to quality assurance be adapted to education systems outside of USA? The presenters will share their experience working through the first two years of a five-year collaboration agreement between a leading US-based quality assurance organization and a major research university in China.
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QOLT Evaluation Instruments | Quality Assurance for Blended and Online Courses

The CSU QOLT evaluation instruments are designed to help support and identify exemplary practices for the design and delivery of hybrid and online courses. Each instrument is composed of 58 items across 10 sections, including the recently added “Mobile Platform Readiness.” There is a formative...
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How Seton Hill University assures online course quality

How Seton Hill University assures online course quality | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
Seton Hill University takes a collaborative campuswide approach to developing, refining and assessing distance education classes.
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Wrapping Up The Rubrics | Brainstorm in Progress

Wrapping Up The Rubrics | Brainstorm in Progress | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
I started this series with a general overview of rubrics in general with the posting  Evaluating Online Courses: a prelude. I learned a lot reviewing the seven rubrics below for online courses: CA Community College’s Online Education Initiative Rubric Quality Matters Illinois Online Network’s...
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e‐Authentication for online assessment: A mixed‐method study - Okada - - British Journal of Educational Technology - Wiley Online Library

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HEC bans MPhil, PhD programmes of 13 universities

HEC bans MPhil, PhD programmes of 13 universities | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
HEC bans MPhil, PhD programmes of 13 universities .Decision is likely to impact about 4,000 students ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has banned enrollments in MPhil and PhD programmes in 13 universities, which offer distance learning programmes for failing to meet the basic quality standards set by the commission. A letter from HEC Consultant …
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How to insure Quality Assurance in Higher Education in The Gambia? | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

How to insure Quality Assurance in Higher Education in The Gambia? | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
In a bid to strengthen higher education systems in Africa, UNESCO launched the project “Strengthening Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa” in The Gambia on Friday 16th February 2018. It was held as a prelude to a training workshop that will develop the capacity of both the Ministry of Higher Education, Research Science and Technology (MoHERST) and the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Agency (NAQAA) in order to establish a standard qualifications assurance framework.
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Penn State Quality Assurance e-Learning Design Standards | Web Learning @ Penn State

These standards provide a measure of quality assurance for online courses in order to serve the e-learning needs of Penn State students. They are directed to departments and colleges that wish to share online courses with other campuses or with students external to a Penn State geographic location via Penn State’s World Campus or e-Learning Cooperative.Empty description
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Addressing cheating in e-assessment using student authentication and authorship checking systems: teachers’ perspectives | International Journal for Educational Integrity | Full Text

Addressing cheating in e-assessment using student authentication and authorship checking systems: teachers’ perspectives | International Journal for Educational Integrity | Full Text | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it

Student authentication and authorship checking systems are intended to help teachers address cheating and plagiarism. This study set out to investigate higher education teachers’ perceptions of the prevalence and types of cheating in their courses with a focus on the possible changes that might come about as a result of an increased use of e-assessment, ways of addressing cheating, and how the use of student authentication and authorship checking systems might impact on assessment practice. 



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Penn State Quality Assurance e-Learning Design Standards | Web Learning @ Penn State

Purpose The Quality Assurance e-Learning Design Standards are intended to provide a measure of quality assurance for online courses in order to serve the e-learning needs of Penn State students. These standards are directed to departments and colleges that wish to share online courses with other...
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Current Consultations

Current Consultations | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
QQI has now published draft Topic-Specific Quality Assurance Guidelines for Blended Learning for public consultation.  These statutory QA guidelines supplement the Core Statutory QA Guidelines available here.
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Perspectives on Quality Processes in Distance and Online Education in Higher Education in Oceania

Perspectives on Quality Processes in Distance and Online Education in Higher Education in Oceania | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
Add your story! Perspectives on Quality Processes in Distance and Online Education in Higher Education in Oceania  Last week, on 30 November, 2017 a lively webinar discussion on Perspectives on Quality Processes in Distance and Online Education in Higher Education in Oceania took place.
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Quality Assurance in Blending Learning

Quality Assurance in Blending Learning | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY Standards-based instruments with course component checklists are useful for reviewing instructional course desig
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OLC Accelerate 2017 - Session: OLC Global Quality Summit

OLC Accelerate 2017 - Session: OLC Global Quality Summit | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
Join us for the Global Quality Summit (GQS) as part of the Accelerate conference, hosted by OLC and CMS Global. In the GQS, you will have opportunities to learn, discuss and share best practices in online and digital learning with high level representatives from global top 100 schools including,  Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China), National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan), Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong), and Shenzhen University (China).  You will also hear from President of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE).  More great speakers continue to be added, so check back regularly.

In this interactive and informative summit, we will kick off with a panel of speakers discussing how quality in digital learning is addressed in their region of the world.  You will then have an opportunity to collaborate with other higher education professionals, to identify solutions to current problems and future trends in digital learning.  The second part of this exciting event will include speakers from top universities and organizations throughout Greater China who will share their perspectives and experiences related to online and digital learning.

 

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NEAS moves into new area of online ELT quality assurance

NEAS moves into new area of online ELT quality assurance | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
Australian-based English language quality assurer NEAS has continued its move into the online realm, endorsing its first wholly web-based provider.
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The learn About fair - TeSLA Project

The learn About fair - TeSLA Project | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it
Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.  The tenth “Learn About fair” was held on the 28th of June at the Open University (OU) whose aim was to showcase the best practices and projects for Learning and Teaching Innovation.  The theme of this event was ‘Personalised Open Learning’ (POL) which integrated more than …
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