Online Learning Resources

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.

From Remote Instruction to Online Design Quality (HE)

Whether you’re building on the work you did for remote instruction or you’re looking to improve the quality of an existing online course, the Bridge to Quality will help get you there! QM’s Online Course Design Guide helps you close gaps between your current course and your vision for its online potential by providing you with a “how-to” guide aimed at achieving QM Higher Ed. Standards.