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A Guide to Quality in Online Learning

Existing quality assurance frameworks, guidelines, and benchmarks show that quality in online learning has many dimensions. This guide summarizes the key quality issues in online education in a concise and accessible manner. The guide is structured in the form of 16 ‘Frequently Asked Questions’, followed by an additional reading list focused on quality benchmarks and international best practices. 

A Guide to Quality in Post-Traditional Online Higher Education

The quality assurance of post-traditional higher education is not straightforward, because openness and flexibility are primary characteristics of these new approaches, whereas traditional approaches to quality assurance were designed for teaching and learning within more tightly structured frameworks. This guide, structured in the form of ‘Frequently Asked Questions’, grapples with this dilemma, drawing on emerging examples, after putting post-traditional higher education in context and exploring the various new manifestations of openness.

Mkwawa University College of Education (MUCE) and University of Dar-es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania: Integrating OER into Teacher Development Programmes

This case study documents the background, process and outcomes of a collaboration between Mkwawa University College of Education, the University of Dar-es-Salaam and OER Africa in the period 2011 to 2014.

Lessons Learned About Coordinating Academic Partnerships from an International Network for Health Education

The authors present lessons learned from the African Health Open Educational Resources Network, a multicountry, multiorganizational partnership established in May 2008.

OER in Teacher Education: Reflections from the OER Africa Teacher Education Network

This document is the result of a discussion within the African Teacher Education Network of OER Africa on the status of OER integration into teacher education.

Guidelines for Teaching Numeracy: Foundation Phase

This programme provides professional development for Grade 1, 2 and 3 educators in the area of numeracy.

Calculus of Several Variables (Analysis 2)

This module provides an example of 2nd year disciplinary content knowledge development for a Mathematics teacher. The example shows the alignment between course design (overview), content development and examples (learning units) and assessment (Activities 1.1 and 1.2).

Re-thinking Social Science Education for Teachers

This course is intended for prospective teachers and other educators interested in teaching and the development of materials for civic education and general studies in secondary education.

Educational Measurement and Evaluation

This course aims at introducing you to basic concepts of educational measurement, monitoring, assessment and evaluation.

Time Management/Activities/Daily study schedule

An activity that allows students to create a daily schedule