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Welcome to the eCenter for Online Pedagogy!


Basic principles and guidelines to help you get started understanding processes, pedagogy, technology and research that support creation and delivery of online instruction. Checklists, templates and examples are available for administrators, faculty, and course builders to help speed and guide the process of creating high quality online courses.

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Moving from a face-to-face teaching environment to delivering instruction online requires a coordinated effort between faculty, administration, instructional designers, and educational technologists. The Support Connection page lists contact information of departments responsible for guidance, help, and support of distance learning at Kent State.


Future growth and success in distance learning and teaching at Kent State is guided best by professionals who are actively involved designing, developing, and delivering instruction online. The Peer Network page provides an opportunity for KSU faculty, administrators, and support staff to share their experience and learn from colleagues across the country.


Quick Guides to Rapid Course Development and Delivery

Migrating to Bb Learn
Help converting an existing online course in Web CT/Vista8 to Blackboard (Bb) Learn.
Putting a New Course Online
Processes, necessary approvals and steps needed to quickly get a new course online.
Faculty Student Resources
Information faculty need to help their students be successful in online courses.
Teaching an Online Course
Proven teaching strategies for beginning and experienced online instructors.