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The K-12 voluntary standards were posted here as a link to
the following article. They look useful.

Voluntary Online-Teaching Standards Come Amid Concerns Over
By Andrew Trotter

As learning over the Internet grows in both popularity and
controversy, experts are hoping that a new set of national
standards for online teaching may help bring clarity and
credibility to an industry that some analysts say sorely
needs both.

The voluntary standards , released Feb. 21 by the North
American Council for Online Learning, or NACOL, a trade
association based in Vienna, Va., are designed to serve as a
checklist for good online teaching.

The new standards will “allow policymakers to have some sort
of independent review of the online programs,” and give
course providers a reference point for their own programs’
quality, said John F. Watson, the founder of Evergreen
Consulting Associates...See More

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