Introducing the OLC Quality Scorecard Suite


As the leader in quality digital learning, OLC continues to find new ways to support higher education institutions seeking best practices for advancing quality. OLC offers a robust suite of Quality Scorecards to provide institutions with the necessary criteria and benchmarking tools to ensure online learning excellence which can be used to demonstrate quality to higher education accrediting bodies. 

OLC is pleased to offer three program-level Quality Scorecards including:

Administration of Online Programs: Launched in 2011, this Scorecard has been used by over 400 institutions to measure the effectiveness of their online learning programs.   This Scorecard is also available in Spanish. ¿Español? Haga clic aquí.

Administration of Blended Learning Programs: Launched in 2015, this Scorecard focuses on best practices for implementing successful hybrid and blended learning programs. 

Administration of Online Student Support: This Scorecard, developed with the State University System of Florida (SUSF) and the Florida College System (FCS), is designed to assist in the identification of gaps in services and provides a pathway to improve support for online students. 

OLC also offers several course-level Quality Scorecards including:

Quality Course Teaching and Instructional Practice: 

This comprehensive scorecard can be used for an in-depth review to validate course design and instructional practices at the course level.

OSCQR Course Design Review: OLC is pleased to offer this Quality Scorecard from SUNY Online. This tool can be used by institutions to improve the quality and accessibility of their online course design as compared to best practices.

Digital Courseware Instructional Practice:

This Quality Scorecard has a focus on teaching using digital courseware which can be useful for blended, online, and even face-to-face instruction. 

Each of the OLC Quality Scorecards are available as downloadable PDFs. However, only OLC Institutional Members can access the Interactive Scorecards and are eligible for review and endorsement. Learn about membership with OLC. 

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“We have found the OLC Quality Scorecard to be a very effective tool for the administration of online education programs. The Scorecard provides a helpful framework for strategic planning and is used to evaluate programs, identify areas for change, and reassess annually.

Sandra Hirsh, Professor & Director, School of Information, San Jose State University