The University of Akron has been developing online courses for over a decade based on rigorous, research-based standards for quality online learning.
UAkron Online uses the nationally recognized Quality Matters rubric to ensure that our students experience online courses that are aligned to objectives, promote learner engagement, and utilize the right tools to create a robust learning environment. QM Standards have been thoroughly integrated into our course development process, from our technical workshops to our pedagogical seminars. Within the State of Ohio, UA has been a leader with more than 40 online courses receiving national recognition for meeting quality standards. We continue our commitment to creating excellent online courses and programs for our students.