SubscribeRSS FeedItunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneInConnect@topcastnow (Use #topcastnow)Email Topcast Get More TOPcastEpisode 52: Higher Ed’s “Third Wave of Digital Leaders”Episode 51: How Can We Make Textbooks More Affordable for Students?Episode 50: Conveying Online Quality: One Way to Better Inform StakeholdersEpisode 49: “You’re Making Me Crazy!” How to Improve Online EducationEpisode 48: Equal Access to Education: A Conversation with Dr. Chuck Dziuban View AllPosted on June 6, 2016March 30, 2018 by Jonathan PizzoEpisode 14: The Problem with Quality: Consensus vs. ConnoisseurshipAbout Episode 14:Perceptions of quality (high and low) are a perennial problem in online education. What is quality? Who decides? What if others disagree? Should majority rule? What about expert knowledge? Join Tom and Kelvin in wrestling with these questions and more in this on-location episode. https://media.blubrry.com/ucf_topcast/p/cdl.ucf.edu/staticfiles/topcast/topcast-214.mp3Podcast (teaching-online-podcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:25 — 18.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS Download Transcript [PDF, RTF] Episode 14 Show Notes:Please find various show notes and resources below.Episode Synopsis via TwitterView complete list of episode highlights via TwitterCoffee LinksCoffee Profile: Coffee Profile: Kenya Peaberry (featured in this episode)“Mojo Coffee House”Flickr Photos of Mojo Coffee House from Kelvin and OthersContent LinksRobert Pirsig on Quality in “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance”Quality MattersOPEN SUNY COTE Quality Rubric (OSCQR)CSU Chico (old and new) RubricsOLC Quality Scorecardfrom Inside Higher Ed: “George Washington U Alumni Sue University over Quality of Online Program”Phil Hill (and Blackboard): Commentary on Findings from a Blackboard Report on QualityFindings from UCF’s Distributed Learning Impact EvaluationEssay: “What is Online Course Quality?”Dissertation: “Constructing Educational Criticism of Online Courses: A Model for Implementation by Practitioners”Like what you see? Tell the world!