Editorial. Quality issues in online higher education

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Albert Sangrà Morer
Denise Whitelock
Flavio Manganello
Francesca Pozzi


Concerns about the quality of education are nothing new. However, in the last decades it has become more apparent, especially with respect to National policies and International Organizations such as the OECD, who insist upon systematic quality criteria for education, and also establishing appropriate evaluation mechanisms for its periodic review. Evaluation of quality in higher education has therefore begun to be a key issue for higher education institutions’ accountability to society. Although there is no clear agreement about the meaning of quality in this context however, obtaining evidence of good practice to achieve quality outcomes has been widely adopted. [...]

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