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Instructional designers conducted a survey of students to determine their perceptions of online course design in a post-pandemic environment. The questions were based on Quality Matters General Standards and asked students to indicate whether they experienced the design element and the importance they placed on it. Open-ended questions gathered additional detail about the students’ online course experience. Results indicate overall online course design at the university adheres to QM standards, but improvement is needed in online teaching practice, specifically teacher communication and availability, grading, and feedback. When compared to results of the same survey administered pre-pandemic, similar trends are seen although students in the current post-pandemic study place higher importance on the need for accessible course design. Implications for faculty development programming are discussed.


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