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Guidelines for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of MOOCs
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07)
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 ...
Connections (vol. 12, no. 2)
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-06)
COL newsletter published June 2007
Book Review: Moon, Bob. (2013). Teacher Education and the Challenge of Development: A Global Analysis. New York: Routledge.
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014)
This is a wide-ranging, ambitious book that sets out to explore the connectivities between teacher education and the development agenda, in the context of low and middle-income economies. In four distinct sections, it ...
Breaking Higher Education's Iron Triangle: Access, Cost, and Quality
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-04)
Expansion is now the defining trend in the worldwide development of higher education. Some predict that by 2020, 40 percent of the global workforce will be knowledge workers with a need for tertiary qualifications. So the ...
International Online Courses: Issues of Global Quality Assurance, Multi-Country Collaboration and Open Educational Resources
If international online courses are to play a significant role in the expansion of education they must be placed within a global framework of quality assurance and qualifications recognition that inspires confidence. We ...
Quality in MOOCs: Surveying the Terrain
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-06-14)
The purpose of this review is to identify quality measures and to highlight some of the tensions surrounding notions of quality, as well as the need for new ways of thinking about and approaching quality in MOOCs. It draws ...
MOOC Quality: The Need for New Measures
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
MOOCs are re-operationalising traditional concepts in education. While they draw on elements of existing educational and learning models, they represent a new approach to instruction and learning. The challenges MOOCs ...