Designing an online course requires thoughtful planning and preparation. Here you will find the process for instructional design; steps for course planning, including a sample course schedule; and a syllabus checklist for important items in an online course. <p>If you are developing an online course, it is a good idea to review other courses already online if possible.
The following list of university websites all provide open source course materials so that others may view course materials such as written and audio lectures, syllabi and assignments.
[Name], [Course Title], [Term]. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCouseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed [Date]). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.
- Academic Earth - http://www.academicearth.org/
- Carnegie Mellon - http://oli.web.cmu.edu/openlearning/
- Harvard - http://athome.harvard.edu/
- Johns Hopkins - http://ocw.jhsph.edu/
- Michigan State University - http://www.msuglobal.vudat.msu.edu/ocw
- MIT - http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/home/home/index.htm
- Notre Dame - http://ocw.nd.edu/
- Princeton - http://www.princeton.edu/WebMedia/lectures/
- Standford - http://itunes.stanford.edu/
- UC Berkley - http://webcast.berkeley.edu/
- UC Irvine - http://ocw.uci.edu/
- UMass Boston - http://ocw.umb.edu/
- University of Michigan - https://open.umich.edu/education/
- University of Utah - http://continue.utah.edu/distance/ocw/
- Utah State University - http://ocw.usu.edu/
- Yale - http://oyc.yale.edu/
Online Course Examples