National Research Council of Canada. Information and Communication Technologies
The author would like to address the question of assessing the quality of massive open online courses. The assessment of the quality of anything is fraught with difficulties, depending as it does on some commonly understood account of what would count as a good example of the thing, what factors constitute success, and how that success against that standard is to be measured.
Taylor and Francis Group
International Handbook of E-Learning: Volume 1 Theoretical Perspectives and Research.