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Building Better Courses: Examining the Construct Validity of the iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Courses
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 2, No. 1 (April 2016) pp. 41–73
In 2011 iNACOL released the second iteration of the National Standards for Quality Online Courses. These standards have been used by numerous institutions and states around the country to help design and create K-12 online courses. However, there...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 641–657
The research presented created a revised K-12 online course design rubric based off the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) National Standards for Quality Online Courses The redesign was completed in three distinct phases,...
Topics: K-12 Online Learning
Improving the K-12 Online Course Design Review Process: Experts Weigh in on iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Courses
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 18, No. 3 (May 12, 2017)
Within the K-12 online learning environment there are a variety of standards that designers can utilize when creating online courses. To date, the only research-based standards available are proprietary in manner. As such, many jurisdictions have...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 31, No. 2 (Nov 15, 2016)
Designers have a limited selection of K-12 online course creation standards to choose from that are not blocked behind proprietary or pay walls. For numerous institutions and states, the use of the iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online...
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 4, No. 3 (December 2018) pp. 233–261
The research presented created a revised K-12 online course design rubric based off the iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Courses. The redesign was completed in three distinct phases, beginning with a literature review of the iNACOL...
The Forgotten Teachers in K-12 Online Learning: Examining the Perceptions of Teachers Who Develop K-12 Online Courses
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 4, No. 3 (July 2014) pp. 18–33
Like many K-12 online learning programs, the Illinois Virtual High School (IVHS) began by utilizing vendor content to populate its online courses. In its fourth year, the IVHS began a concerted effort to design more of its own online course content...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 4133–4139
This study examined the need and application of tools in web-based course development process with the Illinois Virtual High School, (IVHS). A brief historical look into the online course development is conveyed to better understand the need for...