APPLYING THE QUALITY MATTERS (QM)™ RUBRIC TO ANALYZE THE QUALITY OF ENT PLATFORM COURSES

Rachid Elaasri, Abdelmajid Bouziane

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The purpose of this study is to examine the extent to which the online courses on ENT (l’Espace Numérique de Travail) (digital working space) comply with the Quality Matters (QM) rubrics. The study used the QM standards, an internationally recognized, research based, and peer-review process designed to certify the quality of online and hybrid courses. For an online course to qualify as a QM course, it must contain specific components in its overall design. The results revealed that none of the seven ENT platform online courses passed the Quality Matters review. However, four courses scored fairly good overall in terms of total points. The study findings suggest that while the quality of the course-based standards was fairly high, the course design quality was low.

 

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ENT, online education, course design course quality, quality matters standards

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejoe.v0i0.2727

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