Online Learning Resources

Guide to Digital Accessibility: Policies, Practices and Professional Development

Accessibility is one of the most important elements in quality online education. Looking for ways to get started or get better with accessibility? Learn more about the Guide to Digital Accessibility, the book that provides a roadmap for policies, practices and professional development to help you ensure that your courses are working for all of the learners you serve.

Finding Visuals for Course Design

This list of resources was shared during a joint webinar with CourseArc and Quality Matters titled "Principles and Best Practices for Using Visuals in Course Design". The list of resources includes websites for sourcing fee-based and open-access images. It also includes links to resources for music, accessibility tools and other design resources.

Captions Help ALL Learners

Captioning videos and other multimedia course content isn’t just about meeting the needs of deaf and hard of hearing students. It is about supporting the needs of all learners. Maximize the impact of captions in your course with these critical insights and tips from Dr. Steven Crawford.

Top Tips for Designing a HyFlex Course

A HyFlex or Hybrid-Flexible course offers many benefits, including the ability to serve both in-person and online students with a limited set of resources. However, creating a HyFlex course requires extensive planning and forethought. Find out how you can do HyFlex right with these tips from Kent State’s Dr. Wendy Tietz and QM’s Director of Research and Innovation Dr. Bethany Simunich.