Fink, L.D. (2013). Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses. New York: Wiley Jossey-Bass.
Though not a new book, this revised and updated 2013 edition provides those engaged in course design with practical tools for increasing student engagement, encouraging completion and providing learning assurance. The author also provides real insights into how to overcome resistance to innovative approaches to teaching and learning. While not focused on online learning, skilled instructional designers can leverage the constructs and approaches for an online environment.