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Quality Reference Framework (QRF) for MOOCs

Quality Reference Framework (QRF) for MOOCs

The MOOQ Alliance, under the leadership of Dr. Christian M. Stracke, ICDE Chair in OER and Associate Professor for Open Education and Innovation at OUNL, is committed to improving MOOCs, specifically through the development and integration of quality approaches, innovative pedagogies and organizational mechanisms, with a strong focus on the learning processes, methodologies and learner support. The first objective of MOOQ was the development of the Quality Reference Framework that progressed through four significant phases: An extensive literature review, analyzing results of research studies on MOOCs, whether case studies or theoretical considerations. Three online surveys distributed to learners, designers and facilitators (such as tutors and course mentors) on their experiences with... Show More


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