14 November 2018 | EQAF Paper

Quality management of e-courses - process, supporting development of digital culture in higher education. Estonian case

Merle Varendi (TTK University of Applied Sciences), Anne Villems, Lehti Pilt, Toomas Plank (University of Tartu), Marge Kusmin (Tallinn University)

This paper focuses on quality assurance and recognition process of e-learning courses in Estonian higher education institutions. How this process has so far taken place, what are the bottlenecks and how to continuously improve the process.


Evaluation of the learning process is one of the most important parts of institutional accreditation. The focus was on effectiveness of teaching, study programme development, student assessment etc. until this year. From the point of view of learners, the development of digital teaching materials and their good quality are an important motivator for learning. From the point of view of educational institutions, digital teaching materials with high quality are important in the development of digital culture.

This paper was presented at EQAF and reflects the views of the named authors only.

ISSN: 1375-3797 

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