Quality Matters Standard 1
1.1 Instructions make clear how to get started and where to find various course components. 1.2 Learners are introduced to the purpose and structure of the course. 1.3 Communication expectations for online discussions, email, and other forms of interaction are clearly stated. 1.4 Course and/or institutional policies with which the learner is expected to comply are clearly stated, or a link to current policies is provided. 1.5 Minimum technology requirements for the course are clearly stated, and information on how to obtain the technologies is provided. 1.6 Computer skills and digital information literacy skills expected of the learner are clearly stated. 1.7 Expectations for prerequisite knowledge in the discipline and/or any required competencies are clearly stated. 1.8 The self-introduction by the instructor is appropriate and is available online. 1.9 Learners are asked to introduce themselves to the class. © 2014. MarylandOnline. All rights reserved.
Standard 1 Checklist