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dc.contributor.authorUvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka
dc.contributor.authorDaniel, John
dc.contributor.authorWest, Paul
dc.coverage.spatialGlobalen_US
dc.date.accessioned2015-09-08T19:35:41Z
dc.date.available2015-09-08T19:35:41Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11599/1629
dc.description.abstractIf international online courses are to play a significant role in the expansion of education they must be placed within a global framework of quality assurance and qualifications recognition that inspires confidence. We describe this evolving framework before exploring the special challenges facing small countries and giving the example of the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth, a collaborative venture in the production and use of online courses involving 30 countries. We end by emphasising the potential importance of open educational resources and drawing attention, through the Cape Town Open Education Declaration, to the various degrees of openness being practiced.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectOnline Learningen_US
dc.subjectVirtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC)en_US
dc.subjectQuality Assuranceen_US
dc.subjectOpen Educational Resources (OER)en_US
dc.subjectCollaborationen_US
dc.titleInternational Online Courses: Issues of Global Quality Assurance, Multi-Country Collaboration and Open Educational Resourcesen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US


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