Instructional Technology has developed Course Design Review Standards (CDRS) to be used in the development of online and blended courses at St. Edward’s University. These standards are based on best practices in course design and rubrics developed by the Online Learning Consortium and the Open SUNY Course Quality Review. The standard is listed with annotations below. View the complete Course Design Review Standards.
This page covers standards 11 through 13 which deal with Course Technology and Tools.
Course Technology and Tools
Standard 11: Practice is provided to use a new technology before a graded assignment is due.
This standard is based on the Open Suny Course Quality Review Rubric Standard 12.
Standard 12: Course includes links to privacy policies for internal and external tools.
This standard is based on the Open Suny Course Quality Review Rubric Standard 14.
Standard 13: 3rd party technology tools meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 AA accessibility standards or some accommodation is available.
This standard is based on the Open Suny Course Quality Review Rubric Standard 15.
The complete list of CDRS with annotations may be found on these pages:
Open SUNY Course Quality Rubric, Open SUNY Center for Online Teaching Excellence and the Online Learning Consortium, Inc.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)