The Age of Online Learning: Best Practice in the Evaluation of Online Education

Ludovic Highman, Eileen Kennedy

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Abstract

With the impact of the pandemic still reverberating throughout universities worldwide, and with an increased attention being paid to online learning, this report aims to:

• Uncover the challenges faced by the higher education sector responding to the pandemic, notably through the delivery of emergency remote teaching and video conferencing;
• Provide a brief historical overview of the growth of distance learning linked to technological development and current trends;
• Discuss and present some of the key components of successful online teaching;
• Provide an overview for the rationale and guiding principles for a new evaluative framework for online learning.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-30
Number of pages30
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sep 2021

Keywords

  • Online Learning
  • online teaching
  • rankings
  • Blended learning
  • distance education

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