The following list gives instructors some insight and ideas toward organizing the content of their online courses.
From Syllabus magazine. By Judith V. Boettcher, Ph.D. The article examines the characteristics of well-structured content as it relates to the design of instructional technology resources.
Chapter 4 (How to Create an Effective Online Syllabus) is available in PDF format here: http://college.hmco.com/instructors/catalog/walkthroughs/pdf/walk_0618000429_4.pdf