• Course includes a welcome and getting started information, which provides an overall orientation to the course.
  • Learners know where to find course content, activities, assignments, due dates, interactions, and assessments.
  • Course links relevant campus policies on academic integrity, computer use, filing grievances, accommodating disabilities, etc.
  • Course provides appropriate guidelines for successful completion.
  • Course provides links to academic support services and resources that can help learners succeed.
  • All the online components of the course are easy to navigate and organized in a logical, consistent, and uncluttered layout.
  • Course offers access to various engaging resources to present content, support learning and collaboration, and facilitate regular and substantive interaction with the instructor.
  • Course provides activities for learners to develop higher-order thinking and problem-solving skills, such as critical reflection and analysis.

For more information, rubrics, and checklists, visit:

Standards from the Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric.pdf (qualitymatters.org)

OSCQR – SUNY Online Course Quality Review Rubric