Here is the weekly sampling from my del.icio.us favorites list. This time I chose the tag "BestPractice". Here's what I found I have:
Best Practices in Online Teaching: This course by Connexions, a project of Rice University, provides practical strategies and pedagogical advice for instructors teaching in an online environment.
Best Practices in Undergraduate Adult-Centered Online Learning: Mechanisms for Course Design and Delivery: This paper published in the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching summarizes findings of research conducted to explore and identify best practices used by full-time and part-time faculty in adult-centered online learning environments.
eLearn Magazine "Best Practices" articles: This page provides links to over 30 articles on best practices in eLearning published by the magazine since 2001.
Seven Principles of Effective Teaching: A Practical Lens for Evaluating Online Courses: Published by "The Technology Source" at North Carolina University, the title of this article describes it best.