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144- تقييم تصاميم المقرارات المدمجه لضمان الجودة والتحسين المستمر في جامعة أم القرى
The development of e-courses at Umm Al-Qura University (UQU) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has increasingly become concerned. Design and implementation of blended courses at the University, is a progressive concern. The purpose of the paper is to examine the utilization of Quality Matters (QM) standards to enhance the design of blended courses; it also describes the process used to enhance and deliver blended course prepared through a learning management system (D2L) for undergraduate students. The research sample consists of two courses selected at Deanship of E-Learning and Distance Education at UQU. Emphasis concerns blended courses that are supported by an online and face to face (F2F) learning environment. A peer review team piloted the use of QM rubric as a research instrument to evaluate course design quality, accordingly development design process by redesign to meet the essential standards. The evaluation is divided into eight dimensions related to course design and online instruction. The results revealed the strength and weakness aspects, of each course, improvements, redesign and update both courses to more closely meet the QM standards. Results detected also that Reviewers' satisfaction to the rubric usage was high. This paper provides an outline for launching high quality e-courses that will be have interest to decision makers of institutions leaderships and e-Learning Deanships at universities that facilitate measuring effectiveness of blended courses.