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Students Matter: Quality Measurements in Online Courses
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, USF St. Petersburg, United States ; , Georgia Southern University, United States

International Journal on E-Learning Volume 15, Number 4, ISSN 1537-2456 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA

Abstract

Quality Matters (QM) is a peer review process designed to certify the quality of online courses and online components. It has generated widespread interest and received national recognition for its peer-based approach to quality assurance and continuous improvement in online education. While the entire QM online course design process is faculty-centered, it does not include the actual users - students - in any of the steps. This study investigated (1) whether students agree or disagree with known QM benchmarks, what the missing elements from those benchmarks and (3) how these student perspectives inform online teaching practices.

Citation

Unal, Z. & Unal, A. (2016). Students Matter: Quality Measurements in Online Courses. International Journal on E-Learning, 15(4), 463-481. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved August 11, 2020 from .