Big Idea - Student Assessment

National Standards of Quality for Online Courses

With respect to teacher review and assessment, iNACOL outlines the following four broad standards (H through K). Click on each heading for a list of the individual standardsStudents standing outside of a school that apply:

H - The teacher demonstrates competencies in creating and implementing assessments in ways that assure validity and reliability of instruments and procedures.


I - The teacher develops assessments that meet standards-based learning goals. Assesses learning progress by measuring student achievement of learning.


J - The teacher demonstrates competencies in using data from assessments to modify instructional methods and content, and to guide student learning.


K - The teacher demonstrates effective strategies that enable both teacher and students to complete self- and pre-assessments.


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