After working my way through the readings for Week 2, I found some additional support materials...
A link that summarizes Jeroen van Merriënboer's 4C/ID approach:
Merril's papers on Instructional Design
First Principles of Instruction explained (Merril)
I also came across his "Pebble in the Pond" model.
LORI PDF manual (comes with a 1 page evaluation template)
The eLera network has a number of Learning Objects that have been reviewed using LORI.
Anderson and Knowledge Compiling (PDF link)
I also came across an interesting link for e-texts: