A SYNTHESIS OF SLOAN-C EFFECTIVE PRACTICES - December 2008

Janet C. Moore

Abstract


To support continuous improvement in the quality, scale and breadth of online education, the Sloan Consortium invites practitioners to share effective practices. This report synthesizes effective practices submitted by more than 150 Sloan-C organizations that are listed as of December 2008 in the Sloan-C Effective Practices online collection at http://www.sloanconsortium.org/effective. The synthesis includes links to the provider institutions and to detailed postings about practices.


Keywords


Learning Effectiveness,Scale, Institutional Commitment,Access,Faculty Satisfaction,Student Satisfaction,Quality Framework

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References


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24059/olj.v12i3-4.1687