- Prior to developing a course for online delivery, faculty should seek approval from their department chair and college dean. Including, a signed Distance / Distributed Learning Agreement which should be filed with the college and Office of Continuing and Distance Education.
- View the Provost's Office list of important documents/forms
Kent State has large and diversified offerings of fully online programs and of individual online courses. Making our online offerings into truly great learning experiences is a priority at Kent State. We are here to help!
We have many resources available from tutorials to facilitated workshops. As you begin planning for putting a program or individual course online, please reach out to us for a consultation at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, go to our resource request site.
Kent State has developed suggested course development guidelines based on the Quality MattersTM rubric. These guidelines will help us proactively meet accessibility standards and incorporate universal design principles that will help ensure the success of our diverse student body.
- Learn more about Quality Matters
- Request to have your course/program Quality Matters certified
There is a comprehensive information technology infrastructure to help you teach online.
Distance Education Policies
We have created a library of relevant research to help you in your planning. We will continue to link to important research and welcome your suggestions for articles/books we should include. Visit the Research Library.