Research delves into issues when trying to gauge instructional and design quality in MOOCs for credit.


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[Editor's note: We originally reported that QM was under iNACOL, though it is a separate set of standards.]

As more institutions consider offering MOOCs for credit, often the MOOCs provided by third-party platforms, researchers say it’s imperative to gauge instructional and design effectiveness…but how, and with what quality standards?

These are the main questions posited by Patrick Lowenthal, assistant professor at the Educational Technology College of Education at Boise State University; and Dr. Charles Hodges, associate...

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