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iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Courses (v2)

Authors: iNACOL

Organizations: iNACOL

Issues: Issues in Practice, How to Get Started

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This report provides states, districts, online programs, and other organizations with a set of quality guidelines for:

  • Online course content
  • Instructional design
  • Technology
  • Student assessment
  • Course management.

These standards are guidelines for districts and organizations implementing blended or online learning, to ensure a high-quality education for all students. The standards should be modified to meet local needs, and used as a tool to understand and make informed decisions about blended and online learning programs.