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13a.04.15.00.htm 13A.04.15.00. Title 13A STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Subtitle 04 SPECIFIC SUBJECTS Chapter 15 Digital Learning Authority: Education Article, §2-205 and 7-1002, Annotated Code of Maryland
13a.04.15.01.htm 13A.04.15.01. 01 Purpose.. Digital learning encompasses a wide spectrum of tools and practices that support teaching and learning for students and educators. This chapter defines online and blended courses and establishes requirements for such courses to be offered to students for credit. Processes for the approval of online credit bearing student courses and professional development courses are addressed. These processes include the setting of a vendor fee structure for r
13a.04.15.02.htm 13A.04.15.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meaning indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Accessible” means fully and equally accessible for independent use by individuals with disabilities to online course content, materials, and features.2) “Blended course” means one in which less than 80 percent of the instruction is conducted online. Such a course is also referred to as a “hybrid course.3) “Digital learning” means any instructional prac
13a.04.15.03.htm 13A.04.15.03. 03 Incorporation by Reference.. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA (December 2008) is incorporated by reference.
13a.04.15.04.htm 13A.04.15.04. 04 Approval Requirements.. A. Credit-bearing online courses provided to students by a local education agency (LEA) are subject to Department approval by a committee to ensure that the course meets instructional standards and is in compliance with the technology standards outlined in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and COMAR 13A.05.02.13H and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA (December 2008)B. Noncredit-bearing courses and blended courses p
13a.04.15.05.htm 13A.04.15.05. 05 Review and Approval Procedures.. A. There are three options for obtaining review and approval of credit-bearing online courses and professional development courses.B. Options for Obtaining Review and Approval.. 1) Departmental Review and Approval.. a) A vendor may request a Department review of an online credit-bearing course or professional development course.b) Department review shall be conducted by a panel of at least three content experts, one of whom sh
13a.04.15.06.htm 13A.04.15.06. 06 Fee Increase.. Upon review and approval by the State Board, in FY 2016 and any subsequent year thereafter, the Department may increase the vendor fees set forth in this Regulation by no more than 20 percent per annum. If the Department increases the fee, it shall publish such increase on its website at http:marylandpublicschools.org/MSDE.
13a.04.15.07.htm 13A.04.15.07. 07 Accessibility.. The Department shall only approve courses and digital learning resources that are accessible and meet the technology standards outlined in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and COMAR 13A.05.02.13H and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA (December 2008)
13a.04.15.9999.htm 13A.04.15.9999. Administrative History Effective date: April 1, 2013 (40:6 Md. R. 474) ―. Chapter revised effective October 28, 2013 (40:21 Md. R. 1779).
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