Build a strong foundation for the design of your course by creating specific, measurable outcomes. Even if you have existing or mandated outcomes, please work through this section to draft outcomes that will work well for the process of designing an online course.
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.
Extending Your Understanding
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.