The quality taxonomy introduced in this research extends existing models in the industry to include instructional design principles not addressed in the literature. In addition, the research also provides evidence that instructional strategies are predictive of student satisfaction in online courses. The results of the dissertation research may help convince institutions to prioritize the introduction and advancement of instructional strategies as an approach to creating better learning experiences. Further, the study offers a comprehensive taxonomy of validated standards for evaluating online course quality.An instructional design model for online problem based learning (PBL) environments: The learning to teach with technology studio. ... Retrieved March 11, 2007, from Michigan Virtual University Web site: http://standards.mivu.org/ index.tml Monterey Institute for Technology and Education. ... http://www.aln.org/ publications/books/qualityframework.pdf Morrison, G. R., Ross, S. M., aamp; Kemp, J. E. (2004).
|Title||:||Does Quality Matter? Measuring Whether Online Course Quality Standards are Predictive of Student Satisfaction in Higher Education|
|Author||:||Stacey L. Clawson|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|