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Designing and Teaching Online Courses: Assessment

Issues in the Privatization of Online Education

There are growing numbers of private/for profit online options in education. These resources consider the impact of this trend.

Burch, Patricia, and Annalee G. Good. Equal Scrutiny: Privatization and Accountability in Digital Education. LB2806.36 B87 2014.

Evaluating Online Courses and Learners

American Association for Higher Education. Nine Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning. 1996

Balula, Ana, and Antonio Moreira. Evaluation of Online Higher Education: Learning, Interaction and Technology. LB2331.62 B35 2014. Discusses the use of the SCAI tool: Social, Conceptual, Authentic, Individual, Instrumental, and Integrated.

Catalano, Amy J. Measurements in Distance Education: A Compendium of Instruments, Scales, and Measurements for Evaluating Online Learning. LB2395.7 C437 2018.

Monterey Institute for Technology. Evaluating Online Courses. Checklist for faculty.

Gerber, Hannah R., et al. Conducting Qualitative Research of Learning in Online Spaces. LB1044.87 G47 2016.

Palloff, Rena M. Assessing the Online Learner: Resources and Strategies for Faculty. LC5803 C65 P34 2009. "Guidance for designing and implementing creative assessment practices tied directly to course activities to measure student learning."

Quality Matters Program. Higher Ed Program. Rubric. A set of standards to evaluate the design of online and blended courses.

Suskie, Linda A. Assessing Student Learning: A Common Sense Guide. 2d ed. LB2336 S87 2009.


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