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Benchmarking on eLearning in universities: impacts and values, European perspectives

Ossiannilsson, Ebba LU (2010) In IJIM
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This paper seeks to investigate impacts and values on benchmarking eLearning in universities, a literary survey for coming research on two European benchmarking initiatives, the EADTU, eXcellence and the ESMU eLearning2009. The survey indicated that quality indicators, benchmarks or critical success factors have not so far been taken into considerations in national or international quality assurance. Neither has values and impacts of benchmarking eLearning been taken into considerations. Will benchmarking on eLearning in higher education in alignment with national and international quality boards/agencies be an answer as a powerful tool for improvements on teaching and learning, change the scenario in the 21st century to support improved... (More)
This paper seeks to investigate impacts and values on benchmarking eLearning in universities, a literary survey for coming research on two European benchmarking initiatives, the EADTU, eXcellence and the ESMU eLearning2009. The survey indicated that quality indicators, benchmarks or critical success factors have not so far been taken into considerations in national or international quality assurance. Neither has values and impacts of benchmarking eLearning been taken into considerations. Will benchmarking on eLearning in higher education in alignment with national and international quality boards/agencies be an answer as a powerful tool for improvements on teaching and learning, change the scenario in the 21st century to support improved governance and management in higher education. More research has to be done in a holistic perspective to answer questions on benchmarking eLearning in higher education like; why, what, when, where and by and for who/m? (Less)
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Management in higher education, Virtual Universities, Web-based learning, Online learning, Critical success factors. eLearning, Quality enhancement, Quality assurance, Benchmarking, change management
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  abstract     = {This paper seeks to investigate impacts and values on benchmarking eLearning in universities, a literary survey for coming research on two European benchmarking initiatives, the EADTU, eXcellence and the ESMU eLearning2009. The survey indicated that quality indicators, benchmarks or critical success factors have not so far been taken into considerations in national or international quality assurance. Neither has values and impacts of benchmarking eLearning been taken into considerations. Will benchmarking on eLearning in higher education in alignment with national and international quality boards/agencies be an answer as a powerful tool for improvements on teaching and learning, change the scenario in the 21st century to support improved governance and management in higher education. More research has to be done in a holistic perspective to answer questions on benchmarking eLearning in higher education like; why, what, when, where and by and for who/m?},
  author       = {Ossiannilsson, Ebba},
  keyword      = {Management in higher education,Virtual Universities,Web-based learning,Online learning,Critical success factors. eLearning,Quality enhancement,Quality assurance,Benchmarking,change management},
  language     = {eng},
  series       = {IJIM},
  title        = {Benchmarking on eLearning in universities: impacts and values, European perspectives},
  year         = {2010},
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