This integrative review of literature on online educational best practices is intended to provide a quick reference for those interested in designing online business courses and programs. Primarily American in its perspective, this review may be helpful for business schools seeking optimal online course designs that foster quality learning experiences comparable in outcomes to traditional methods. Paramount in this review are the emphases on consistency, cohesiveness, and assessment.
Article originally appeared in: “The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning”, V. 7(2006), n. 1. Copyright © 2006 Athabasca University, Canada’s Open University. Reprinted with permission of the authors and the publisher