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Develop the Course Materials

After you develop your course for the first time, your course needs to be reviewed for Quality Assurance purposes. Without the Quality Assurance Review, you won't be able to teach the course. The standards below belong to the Quality Assurance Review rubric, and they will assist you in your course development process. If you would like to learn about each standard and see some examples, please click "more info" located under each item.

Standard II.5: The learning objectives of the course are articulated and specified on the module/unit level.
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Standard IV.1: The instructional materials support the stated learning objectives and have sufficient breadth and depth for the student to learn the subject.
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Standard IV.2: Instructional materials are presented in a format appropriate to the online environment, and are easily accessible to and usable by the student.
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Standard IV.3: The purpose of the course elements (content, instructional methods, technologies, and course materials) is evident.
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Standard IV.4: The instructional materials, including supporting materials — such as manuals, videos, CD ROMs, and computer software — are consistent in organization.
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Standard IV.5: All resources and materials used in the online course are appropriately cited.
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Standard V.2: Learning activities foster instructor-student, content-student, and if appropriate to this course, student-student interaction.
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Standard VI.1: The tools and media support the learning objectives of the course and are integrated with texts and lesson assignments.
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Standard VI.2: The tools and media enhance student interactivity and guide the student to become a more active learner.
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Standard VI.3: Technologies required for this course are either provided or easily downloadable.
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Standard VI.4: The tools and media are compatible with existing standards of delivery modes.
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Standard VI.6: Course technologies take advantage of existing economies and efficiencies of delivery.
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Standard VII.1: The course instructions articulate or link to a clear description of the technical support offered.
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Standard VII.2: Course instructions articulate or link to an explanation of how the institution's academic support system can assist the student in effectively using the resources provided.
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Standard VII.3: Course instructions articulate or link to an explanation of how the institution's student support services can assist the student in effectively using the resources provided.
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Standard VII.4: Course instructions articulate or link to tutorials and resources that answer basic questions related to research, writing, technology, etc.
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