Promoting Quality in Distance, Flexible and ICT-based Education: Reflections on the Meaning of Quality in Open and Distance Learning

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2006-09-03
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Lentell, Helen
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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This paper, whilst recognising the significance of the quality movement for ODL, makes the case that rather than quality in ODL programmes being addressed in terms of inputs - best practices and procedures - quality should be determined by outcomes - e.g. did this ODL programme achieve its objectives? The paper argues that if we did this we might have a more relevant approach and one which enabled us to explore different models of implementing sustainable ODL.
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Open and Distance Learning (ODL), Quality Assurance
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Brazil
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Global
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