Kent State University is committed to keeping our students, faculty, and staff safe and healthy. This guide will help you facilitate your classroom at a distance.

A variety of tools, resources, and strategies are provided at the guide button below to aid you in serving our students during a difficult time. If at any point you need assistance in the process, please email

Keep On Teaching

An intuitive framework for designing, building and teaching your online course. With the Kent State Online Framework you can create and deliver high-quality courses faster and easier than ever.

  • Our Resources page is full of tutorials for designing, building, and teaching your course online including strategy documents, best practices, and tips for creating course online content.

  • Designing, building and teaching online can be daunting even for the most experienced instructors. You are not alone! Learn about the extensive network of support available to you.

Supported 56 new course developments in 2019
Using the Kent State Online Template reduced Help Desk tickets by 52%
Faculty reported a 94% level of satisfaction with online course support

Spring dates: March 23 - May 3, 2020

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Semester Snapshot

Fall 2020

  • Online Teaching Orientation and Refresher - new dates coming soon 
Meet Your Online Learning Team

Kent State University has a network of Instructional Designers, Educational Technologists, and Blackboard Learn experts to help you along the way. 

Meet the Team