The assessment of institutional capability for e-learning, distance or flexible learning is a process which results in a generalised statement of overall capability based on evidence from a sample of the institution’s programmes.
I’m currently involved in a major project to assess the institutional capability for e-learning of 20 institutes of technology and polytechnics throughout New Zealand. The project is co-ordinated by Terry Neal and aims to report back early in 2008.
The capability model used is the eLearning Maturity Model (eMM) developed by Stephen Marshall of Victoria University.
The eMM model assesses capability in five broad process areas…