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The purpose of this policy is to provide institution-level standards and definitions for distance education and to provide a consistent approach to course design and delivery to ensure quality of education delivered distantly. This policy aims to facilitate academic excellence; support student achievement of course and program learning outcomes; support student retention and persistence; and ensure regulatory compliance with the U.S. Department of Education requirements for distance (online) education.

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Chief Academic Officer

FINAL DRAFT Project Matrix for Design and Development Process 12-7-22 (1).xlsx (29 kB)
UHSP Project Matrix for Design and Development Process

FINAL DRAFT Quality Assurance Standards for UHSP Online Courses 12-7-22 (2).docx (69 kB)
UHSP Quality Assurance Standards and Rubric