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iNACOL Blended Learning Teacher Competency Framework

October 2014. In recent years there has been a dramatic rise in interest and early adoption of blended learning to improve the educational experiences of students. A great amount of work has been done to codify approaches, with tools and resources emphasizing the structural components of new models, such as the configuration of physical learning space, use […]


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State Review of Online Courses

January 2013. This webinar addresses how states are using iNACOL’s National Standards for Quality Online Courses to review their online courses. Two states, Texas and California, have applied these standards to their own online course review process. Representatives from these states discuss their process for review, how they determined the review process, and how the process can […]


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Quality Indicators and Accreditation

December 2012. iNACOL and AdvancED are working together closely to ensure consistent language around quality online learning programs and accreditation standards. This webinar provides information about quality indicators and accreditation guidelines for online schools and programs. iNACOL, which released Measuring Quality from Inputs to Outcomes in October 2012, identified 5 outcomes-based measures for quality assurance purposes. In […]


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Measuring Quality from Inputs to Outcomes: Creating Student Learning Performance Metrics and Quality Assurance for Online Schools

October 2012. With the tremendous growth of online learning, policymakers and education leaders need to thoughtfully implement new student learning metrics and quality assurance initiatives. In order to transform the education system and enable higher levels of learning, educators must take advantage of innovative new learning tools and measure success against outcomes-driven models. This report explores the […]


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iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Courses (v2)

October 2011. 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 […]


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iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Teaching (v2)

October 2011. iNACOL organized a team of experts to refresh version one of the iNACOL standards. National Standards for Quality Online Teaching is designed to provide states, districts, online programs, and other organizations with a set of quality guidelines for online teaching. Each district or organization using online learning models should use these guidelines, modified for localized […]


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Goals, Guidelines and Standards for Student Scientific Investigations

August 2010. This publication provides a set of quality guidelines for developing and evaluating student scientific investigations, through both online and face-to-face platforms. These guidelines were based on key ideas from the National Research Council’s America’s Lab Report, the National Science Education Standards, and AAAS Project 2061’s Benchmarks for Scientific Literacy, along with input from the research […]


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iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Programs

October 2009. iNACOL organized a team of experts to refresh version one of the iNACOL standards. National Standards for Quality Online Programs is designed to provide states, districts, online programs, and other organizations with quality guidelines on the following topics: Leadership Instruction Content Support Services Evaluation   Each district or organization using online learning models should employ […]