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Online Organization & Design

Online Organization & Design contains five criteria in which a course can be deemed exemplary. These five criteria are shown below in the three rankings of baseline, effective, and exemplary.

Baseline Effective Exemplary
  1. Much of the course is under construction, with some key components identified such as the syllabus.
     

  2. Course syllabus is unclear about what is expected of students.
     

  3. Aesthetic design does not present and communicate course information clearly.
     

  4. Web pages are inconsistent both visually and functionally.
     

  5. Accessibility issues are not addressed.

 

 

  1. Course is organized and navigable. Students can understand the key components and structure of the course.
     

  2. Course syllabus identifies and delineates the role the online environment will play in the course.
     

  3. Aesthetic design presents and communicates course information clearly.
     

  4. Most web pages are visually and functionally consistent.
     

  5. Accessibility issues are briefly addressed.
     

  1. Course is well-organized and easy to navigate. Students can clearly understand all components and structure of the course.
     

  2. Course syllabus identifies and clearly delineates the role the online environment will play in the total course.
     

  3. Aesthetic design presents and communicates course information clearly throughout the course.
     

  4. All web pages are visually and functionally consistent throughout the course.
     

  5. Accessibility issues are addressed throughout the course.