Institute of Teaching and Learning

Online learning environments (OLE) project


LE10-1726: "Building distributed leadership in designing and implementing a quality management framework for Online Learning Environments"

This project will design and implement a framework that uses a distributed leadership approach for the quality management of Online Learning Environments (OLE) in Australian higher education.  The framework will be the vehicle for building leadership capacity.

The project will draw upon the combined expertise and strengths of five universities using different learning management systems and approaches to social networking and who are at various stages of deploying their next generation online learning environments. The universities involved represent different groupings of institutions in the sector and each is reliant on disparate leadership groups to successfully implement and sustain their environments.  The project will determine the key components of such a quality management framework and the key sources of evidence that need to be collected to ensure that institutional investments generate good student learning experiences.

University partners for the project are:

RMIT logo   Macquarie university logo

University of South Australia logo    University Southern Queensland logo

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19th April 2012