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This research identifies six online course evaluation instruments used nationally or in statewide systems. We examined the characteristics (i.e., number of standards and criteria) and coded the criteria that guide the design of online courses. We discussed the focus of the instruments and their unique features.

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This is an author-produced, peer-reviewed version of this article. The final, definitive version of this document can be found online at Tech Trends, published by Springer. Copyright restrictions may apply. The final publication is available at doi: 10.1007/s11528-017-0215-z

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