Implementation and Resources
Back to iLRN

Sample Course Syllabus and Outline

Here is an example of a course outline which you can use to take to your curriculum committee.

Faculty Guide Resources

Each course has a faculty guide to assist the instructor in preparing to teach. Here are some examples...

Getting started with an online-enhanced course

Taking a video-based course to the next level is not as difficult as you may think. Here are some tips to assist you in getting started.

Internet Resources


MERLOT is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students in higher education. With a continually growing collection of online learning materials, assignments and reviews, MERLOT helps faculty enhance instruction. MERLOT is also a community of people who strive to enrich teaching and learning experiences.

Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM)

The Gateway to Educational Materials is a Consortium effort to provide educators with quick and easy access to thousands of educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial Internet sites.


Educational Resource Information Center - search catalogs, indexes, abstracts, documents and journal articles.

U.S. Copyright Office

Here you will find key publications, including informational circulars; application forms for copyright registration; links to the copyright law.

Distance Education Clearinghouse

Keep current with news, recent publications and information on conferences, or track legislation. And if you're new to distance education, there are definitions, glossaries and a guide to introductory materials on the Web.

Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS)

LINCS is a cooperative electronic network of the National LINCS team at NIFL, four regional LINCS partners, representative organizations form the states and territories, and several major national organizations. The LINCS Network provides a single focal point for adult literacy resources, knowledge, and expertise from across the nation and the world.