Accreditation of Online Courses in Higher Education—Early Adopters in the European Union, India, Indonesia, and Malaysia
Publication | November 2021
This brief examines how the accreditation of massive open online courses (MOOCs) in tertiary education can benefit a blended learning approach as applied in the European Union, India, Indonesia, and Malaysia.
The brief provides insights on key considerations for governments, policymakers, and institutions in adopting MOOC accreditation for higher education programs. The shift to a blended learning approach that combines online and in-class learning is expected to have a lasting impact on education systems, especially since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Countries contemplating on MOOCs for higher education and lifelong learning can benefit from the experiences of these four early adopters.