Wright, C. (2011). Developing and reviewing online courses: items for consideration. Association for Learning Technology, Online Newsletter.
This document focused on outlining “components and attributes of courses that will help you help learners succeed in the online learning environment” (Introduction). Wright developed a list of important components and attributes, suggesting that these should be a starting point for determining a quality online course offering in your particular context. Components and attributes included:
- General considerations,
- Goals and objectives,
- Course content,
- Instructional or learning strategies,
- Learning resources
Each item identified course components, qualities or procedures considered helpful to learners or instructors. Wright developed this comprehensive guide through consultation with e-learning professionals and his ongoing experience developing online courses