Forsyth Tech | Center for Teaching & Learning
Robert L. Strickland Center

CTL Student Resources

The CTL provides for students workshops focusing on applications utilization, online research techniques, and support for our QEP Information Literacy goals.

Blackboard Student Guides

The following Blackboard® quick guides can all be provided in PDF format for download and printing.

Get to Know Blackboard for Students

Blackboard is Forsyth Tech’s course management software. This presentation is to introduce students how to use the tools in your Blackboard courses. Learn how to navigate Blackboard and understand the different course type requirements.

CTL Blackboard Student FAQs 

This resource contains a list of the most frequently asked questions by students to faculty. To access Blackboard’s management software students need their TECH ID and password to log in to Blackboard. 

Blackboard Collaborate for Students

Blackboard® Collaborate is a one click virtual online collaboration tool built specifically for institutions who need to deliver more engaging, personalized, and flexible learning options for students learners.

Help for Students Using Blackboard

Students, learn how to use the tools in your Blackboard courses. These short on demand video tutorials are targeted just for you, explaining how to be successful in your online learning course environment.

Student Learning Resources

Open Educational Resources

Teaching and learning materials created and released for free under an open content license for easy reuse and redistribution. Examples of OERs include: textbooks, assignments, webinars and lectures, and other teaching materials like PowerPoints, instructor lectures and even full courses.

QEP: Information Literacy at Forsyth Tech

Information Literacy means being able to access critical information using the tools of today, knowing the amount and quality of information that fits the task at hand, and being able to evaluate and analyze it appropriately to solve a problem.

The Collaboratory at the Robert L. Strickland Center

The Collaboratory offers a wide variety of spaces, technologies, and staff assistance to support whatever educational needs you have. The CTL provides spaces for high-definition visualization, simulation, ideation, and innovation. 

Forsyth Tech Student Orientations

SOAR Success through Orientation
Advising and Registration

Welcome to Forsyth Tech, and thank you for choosing us to meet your educational goals. SOAR New Student Orientation is designed to give you a general overview of the college and its policies. This session will introduce you to the resources that will help you be successful here at Forsyth Tech! 

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Distance Learning Online
Readiness Orientation

Forsyth Tech continually strives to make sure all students studying online have all the tools and information they need to be successful. This orientation will help familiarize you with online learning, including the time commitment typically required for a class, success strategies, and computer skills you will need on your journey through graduation.