e-Learning Policies Comparison Site

Some of you know that I work part-time as a researcher on course management software for the Edutools project. But the scope of the Edutools project was always meant to be larger than just course management software. The intent has been to extend the model of comparative analysis and idealized decision making to other technologies and areas of concern for educational technologists, instructors and administrators.

Yesterday the latest part of the site was announced – the e-Learning Policy site which “ focuses on the unique policy issues that are created by the e-delivery of higher education courses and programs,” specifically the major policy areas of:

  • Funding
  • Intellectual Property
  • Quality Assurance
  • Transfer and Articulation
  • Tuition
  • Fees

In addition to providing background and related links on these policy areas, the new site allows you to search the database for policy excerpts and synopses from specific institutions using a large number of criteria and compare these policies in a side-by-side manner. If you use the site and find it useful, please let the good folks at WCET know. – SWL