CTL - Why Quality Matters

Online courses that meet a consistent and widely-respected quality threshold

The expectations for quality assurance of online education are, perhaps, even higher, in view of its relatively recent development and the rapid growth of student interest.

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Quality Assurance of Online Education

Quality Matters is a systematic and comprehensive continuous quality assurance process that includes faculty training, course development, and course improvement processes that are aligned with accreditation standards. QM is a leader in quality assurance for online education and has received national recognition for its scalable, peer-based approach and continuous improvement in online education and student learning.The CTL facilitates the principles of Quality Matters through workshops and as an instructional design practitioner for online and blended course development.


Quality Matters
Quality Assurance System

Using the QM Quality Assurance System even in one area, or one course, begins to instill a “culture of quality” throughout the college. Get an introduction to the core components of the QM Quality Assurance System for online learning system.
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Quality Matters
Professional Development

The impact of using QM goes far beyond the course or courses being certified. Through the CTL Quality Matters Professional Development, we engage faculty in a continuous improvement processes that offer takeaways participants can use right away.

Quality Matters
Self-Review Tool

The QM Self-Review tool is available for use after successful completion of the APPQMR workshop. The Self-Review tool allows you to compare your current course design to the standards of the QM Rubric, and it is the first step in Forsyth Tech's internal peer review process.

Learning Management Systems

Solutions to help you extend learning beyond the traditional walls.

An investment in training lays the foundation for enhancing your use of Learning Management System tools and best practices in online and blended instruction.

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Learning Engagement

Grasp attention. Sprout interest. Support learning.

As a result the massive explosion in online learning, more creative and engaging methods must be employed to transition students into a different type of classroom.

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Faculty Development & Course Design

We engage faculty in a continuous improvement processes

The CTL continuously provides a centralized mechanism to share, demonstrate, and promote evidence-based strategies and methodologies for the enhancement of instruction while engaging all participants as learners.

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CTL T3 ACADEMY

Welcome to Forsyth Tech! Congratulations on your entry into Instructional Services, home to many of your faculty peers and the five academic divisions of Business and Information Technologies (BIT), Engineering Technologies (ET), Health Technologies (HT), Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), and Math, Science, and Technologies (MST).

As the fall semester draws near, you may be wondering how to initiate certain processes and services as a faculty member. You may also have questions about ways to be more efficient and effective while teaching, especially if this is your first time. Well, the answers to all of your questions and concerns may be resolved through a yearlong orientation designed specifically for new faculty entering Forsyth Tech for the first time.

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Classroom Technology Support

Take advantage of the latest in teaching aide technology.

Every student has natural ways of learning. In their everyday lives, they connect, collaborate and explore, engaging together through technology. Why not embrace that in the classroom?

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Learning Spaces

Dedicated workspaces designed to support your educational needs.

Our collaborative workspaces are designed to foster a true learning community experience. The Center for Transformative Learning (CTL) offers a wide variety of spaces, technologies, and staff assistance to support whatever educational needs you have.

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Rooms + Workspaces + Suites

The Collaboratory
at Oak Grove Center

Not just a student workspace, but a place carefully designed to let students collaborate, finish group work, or practice presentations.

Not just a student workspace, but a place carefully designed to let students collaborate, finish group work, or

Faculty Learning Experience
at Oak Grove Center

With a PC at every desk, and two Smart Boards at the front, this is a true 21st century training and media room.

With a PC at every desk, and two Smart Boards at the front, this is a true 21st century training and media room.

Video Conferencing Classroom
at Oak Grove Center

A great space for training, or for delivering campus-to-campus class sessions through our room conferencing setup.

A great space for training, or for delivering campus-to-campus class sessions through our room conferencing setup.

The Think Tank
at Oak Grove Center

The perfect professional space to meet with clients, either face-to-face or via video.

The perfect professional space to meet with clients, either face-to-face or via video.

Learning Engagement Studio
at Oak Grove Center

Where the magic happens… This state-of-the-art industry level production studio creates Forsyth Tech videos, and more!

Where the magic happens… This state-of-the-art industry level production studio creates Forsyth Tech videos, and more!

Ed Tech Corner
at Oak Grove Center

Looking to work with a CTL Staff? This lab is designed to be as inviting, and productive, as possible.

Looking to work with a CTL Staff? This lab is designed to be as inviting, and productive.
We have rooms available for training and video conferencing, as well as a dedicated student workspace.
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