This checklist represents the combined wisdom of many online professionals. The Online Professional Development program at UW-Stout uses this checklist to help orient all new online instructors.
“Approximately 70 percent of an instructors total effort for he entire course takes place during the precourse-through-first-week window, this is known as the 70/30 rule. Preparation and communication are the keys to success in all types of education but most especially in online education.”
~ Making the Move to eLearning Putting Your Course Online Kay Lehmann; Lisa Chamberlin