The Kent State Online Framework is more than just a framework for course development. Rather, it's a holistic process beginning with pedagogy. By delving into the design phase, you'll ensure that you're creating a course firmly rooted in your pedagogical goals, and supported with the proper assessments, content, and structure.

Essential Design

Extending Your Understanding

Faculty Insights

In the videos below, Kent State University faculty who teach online courses discuss their experiences in moving from Face-to-Face to online teaching, the concept of alignment and backwards design, as well as the purpose and function of rubrics.