Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 17 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Assuring quality in e‐learning

Guest Editors: Dr Alistair Inglis

Factors affecting quality enhancement procedures for e‐learning courses

Magdalena Jara, Harvey Mellar

This paper reports on an empirical study exploring the way in which campus‐based higher education institutions (HEIs) in the UK apply their internal quality assurance and…


Professional development: assuring quality in e‐learning policy and practice

Juliana Mansvelt, Gordon Suddaby, Duncan O'Hara, Amanda Gilbert

The paper reports on findings of research into the institutional and individual influences on engaging in professional development (PD), reflecting on how PD might be made…


Developing quality in e‐learning: a framework in three parts

Jennifer Ireland, Helen Mary Correia, Tim Mark Griffin

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and describe the features of a new e‐learning quality framework developed for a large multi‐campus university. The framework is…


Quality management in course development and delivery at the University of the West Indies Distance Education Centre

Dianne Thurab‐Nkhosi, Stewart Marshall

In 2004, the University of the West Indies Distance Education Centre (UWIDEC) began incorporating the use of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the delivery…


E‐learning quality assurance: a process‐oriented lifecycle model

M'hammed Abdous

The purpose of this paper is to propose a process‐oriented lifecycle model for ensuring quality in e‐learning development and delivery. As a dynamic and iterative process, quality…


Web 2.0 – e‐learning 2.0 – quality 2.0? Quality for new learning cultures

Ulf Daniel Ehlers

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the changes taking place when learning moves from a transmissive learning model to a collaborative and reflective learning model and…

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