Coursera's format is the simplest for those who want to open up a market for job creating education
A typical 6 week cuuriculum involves an hour's "lectures" content a week. Each lecture being a slide presentation of about 12 minutes length with a you tube superimposed on bottom right hand corner as lecturer guides you through the slide
There are weekly assignements ie tests on memorising content - and an interesting section caled peer assessements. There are lso discussion forum where students can "meet" each other, and a wiki
example of an assigment -either develop your own plan or assess one at http://www.bplans.com/nonprofit_youth_services_business_plan/execut...