Proposed Course for Development


This assignment is the first part of a three-assignment series on the development of an e-Learning course:

Week 6, Proposed Course for Development. For this paper, you’ll be outlining key development areas: course description, course goals, target learner, learning outcomes, learning theory, and other areas described in the instructions.

Week 8, Designing and Developing and E-Learning Course. This assignment allows you to revise your submission and add to the course development outline. It will also involve the development of the first three weeks of your course in a learning management system.

Week 10, Adding to the E-Learning Course. You will write a paper for weeks 4–6 of your e-Learning course and develop those weeks and other content areas to round out your mini course in the LMS.


Write a 4–6 page paper in which you:

Describe a course that you plan to develop for this class, including at least three goals of the course.

Describe the target learners, discussing at least three unique needs and/or challenges the online learners face.

Develop six relevant learning outcomes for the course.

Propose the primary learning theory or theories you would apply to ensure students achieve the outcomes, providing a rationale for each theory or theories.

Propose three ways to motivate students in the online environment, providing a rationale for each.

Provide at least three academic references published within the last five years to support your proposal.

Note: Your instructor will provide feedback and inform you of his or her approval and of any recommendations for changes.This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructionsThe specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is: