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Quality in TEL on Macro-, Meso,- and Micro Level

Quality in Technology Enabeld Learning (TEL) is more than ever a hot topic, not at least because of the transformation of learning and education in the digital era, and the move toward Open, Online, Flexible Learning and TEL (OOFAT). Quality in TEL, can be discussed and measured from a vareity of perspectives and approaches. First, quality has to be considered at different levels, i.e. meso,- miso,- and macro level. Second, there are a huge variety of stakeholders whohave an interest in quality. Third, there are different approaches, as normbased versus processbased  quality assurance and /or  quality enhancement. Fourth, the maturity level has to be taken into consideration. Fifth, and last, or maybe even as a first issue:

QUALITY IS ALWAYS TIME, CONTEXT, AND CULTURE DEPENDENT, AND

QUALITY IS ALWAYS IN THE EYES OF THE BEHOLDER