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Learning Exercise

Submitted by: Gregory Beyrer on Dec 06, 2002
Date Last Modified: Dec 06, 2002
Title: Creating an Online Course Using "Create and Evaluate Your Course"
Description: By completing this assignment you will understand the key factors to consider when creating an online course.
Type of Task: Core activity, Individual, Teacher-centered, Unsupervised
Time Required Expect to spend about three hours developing a basic understanding of these principles; mastery is a career-long endeavor
Topics: teaching online
Course: Online Teaching Success
Audience: College General Ed
Prerequisites Skills: college teaching experience
content familiarity with a discipline at the college level
Learning Objectives: Users will understand the seven factors for effective online course development as outlined by Joyce Morris
Text of Learning Exercise: On her web page Joyce Morris lists seven factors to consider when creating an
online course. Each factor has one or more links associated with it that provide
additional information. The assignment is to visit Dr. Morris's page and to
follow each of the links on that page. As you visit each link, take notes on the
information that each link provides related to that factor. Then compose a
short paper that encompases comments on each of the seven factors and an
introduction and conclusion that captures your assessment of the essence of
creating a successful online learning environment.
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