The following list is intended to give instructors some insight and ideas for communicating expectations to students in online courses.
Indiana University's Dr. Carmen Simich-Dudgeon created this well organized and visually stimulating syllabus to clearly communicate requirements and expectations for her graduate level course in the School of Education.
Business professor Phil O'Hara of Dalhousie University outlines his expectations for his class, which is fully online with a single weekly tutorial session. This site features a lengthy explanation of what web based students should expect while participating in this course.
Dr. Dan Jones of the University of Central Florida presents his expectations for online students, divided into three sections: Personal Qualities, Computer Skills and Knowledge, and What You Can Expect From Me.
For this online course offered by Dakota State University, students must read the course expectations, then indicate they've read and understand them by submitting an electronic form.