Share Paper: Strategies and Considerations for International Collaborations in Quality Assurance for e-Learning Among Culturally and Pedagogically Different Educational Communities

  1. Yaping Gao, Quality Matters, United States
Wednesday, June 26 2:15 PM-3:15 PM De Dam 2

Abstract: Can a USA-based, research-supported approach to quality assurance and continuous improvement in online and blended learning, developed for and adopted by over 1200 higher educational institutions, K-12 schools, and other educational organizations mainly in English-speaking communities for over one and half decades, be adapted to educational systems and environments outside of USA? What strategies work best and what considerations need to be employed in initiating and sustaining collaborations in culturally and pedagogically different educational communities? The presenter from a leading USA-based quality assurance organization will share their experience working with various institutions and organizations in non-English speaking regions, Arabic-speaking, Chinese-speaking, ...