iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Courses (v2)


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iNACOL organized a team of experts to refresh version one of the iNACOL standards. National Standards for Quality Online Courses is designed to provide states, districts, online programs, and other organizations with a set of quality guidelines for the following:

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


Each district or organization using online learning models should use these guidelines, modified for localized needs. Use this resource as a tool to understand and make informed decisions about blended learning programs.