The content expert will learn more about the course outline and the role it plays in the early stages of development of their online course. The development of the course outline encompasses establishing course-level learning objectives and creating the title and learning objectives of each module, resulting in a “big picture” outline view of the course. The activities and assessments intended to reinforce and assess student-learning are added to finish up the outline and provide instructional designer with sufficient information to begin to build course materials in an interactive and student-centered manner.