Rapid Course Development
Use the tools below to facilitate a rapid approach to online course design.
If at any point you need assistance in the process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following videos, resources, and exercises represent an intuitive self-driven Rapid Course Development approach to designing and building high-quality online courses faster and easier than ever. We also present the pedagogy of online learning and teaching, with resources that help you consider presence, interaction, and effective communication.
- Rapid Course Development: Overview (X:XX min)
- Request an Instructional Design Consultation
Design your course efficiently and effectively using tried and true instructional design concepts specifically tailored to the online learning environment. 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.
- Design Essentials: Overview (X:XX min)
- Design Essentials: Backwards Design (6:01 min)
- Download: Learning Guide (DOCX)
Online Course Essentials
Build your course faster and easier using the Kent State Online Template for Blackboard Learn. Access a vast array of how-tos and best practices designed to develop high-quality media and create engaging course content.
- Online Course Essentials: Overview (3:38 min)
Online Teaching Essentials
Focus on teaching methods and strategies that work well in the online classroom. Visit the sections below for an overview of ideas and approaches that will help you and your students have a successful online learning experience.
- Online Teaching Essentials: Overview (6:18 min)
- Online Teaching Essentials: Course Walkthrough (X:XX min)
We're Here to Help!
Kent State University has a network of Instructional Designers, Educational Technologists, and Blackboard experts to help you along the way. If at any point you need assistance, please let us know at the button below.