Course Overview

The aim of this self-paced course is to help educational institutions develop and roll out quality blended and online courses by using several toolkits and resources COL has developed over the years. In this professional development course, faculty and administrators will learn concepts, approaches and tools in a just-in-time manner to assure the quality of blended and online learning in a post-COVID-19 world. The course helps you understand how to apply this new information to improve the quality of your blended and online courses.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, you are expected to be able to:

  • explain the concepts of quality and quality assurance as applied in education
  • present the debates around the quality assurance of distance and online learning in the context of overall education and society
  • identify factors that impact the quality of blended and online learning
  • use different models and instruments of quality assurance to assure quality in a given context
  • apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired to improve the practice of blended and online learning in your own institution