Developing an Effective Online Course
The online course was developed for the Bay Area California Virtual Campus
Center, under the direction and vision of CVC Region 1 Director, Martha
Mills. The course was written and developed by Valerie Landau with collaboration
and input from a team of outstanding educational technologists:
- Francine Van Meter, Cabrillo College
- Scott Hildreth, Ph.D., Chabot College
- Scott Vigallon, Las Positas College
- Marilena Tamburello, Ohlone College
- Diane Wang developed the HTML and Cascading Style Sheet for the Web
- Jim Thomas of Juggernaut Technologies developed the code for the Curriculum
Wizard and provided technical support.
Special thanks to Tanya Knoop whose editorial advice was crucial and
to JimBo Norrena for copyediting. Also, thanks to Nina Serrano for
her unyielding support and advice. Dan Chapman was instrumental in concept
development stage. Also thanks to Susan Loesch and Anthony Vogt for their
The "Developing an Effective Online Course" Web site will be
kept current and contains hundreds of links that support the print version.
This is an evolving work in progress and any comments on how to improve
the book and the online course are welcome.
All the URLs (Web links) were current at the time of printing but may
change in time. Please report any out of date links to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
License and Use
Permission to duplicate, reprint or electronically reproduce any or all
portions of this document is granted to all California Community Colleges.
All others should contact Martha Mills, Director, California Virtual Campus
Region 1, email@example.com. California Virtual Campus is an educational technology
project funded by the California Community College Chancellors Office.
© Valerie Landau, 2001. All rights reserved