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CCP New Student Orientation Spring 2021
2 Sessions | Thu, Dec 03 5:30 PM - Thu, Jan 07, 2021 6:00 PM Thu, Dec 03 5:30 PM - Thu, Jan 07, 2021 6:00 PM
New students, join us for Career and College Promise, new student orientation. As a high school student, you will be given an introductory look into being a high school student taking college courses.
Online Test Proctoring Demonstrations Login Required
3 Sessions | Wed, Oct 28 10:00 AM - Fri, Oct 30 11:00 AM Wed, Oct 28 10:00 AM - Fri, Oct 30 11:00 AM
Join us as we view demo from vendors on different test proctoring services. Our focus will be choosing a service that works for our institutional needs, but also provides equitable access to all our students.
Career and College Promise Information Sessions Spring 2021
5 Sessions | Thu, Oct 22 5:00 PM - Thu, Nov 19 6:00 PM Thu, Oct 22 5:00 PM - Thu, Nov 19 6:00 PM
Join our team for Career and College Promise information sessions to discover how you can take tuition-waived courses while still in high school.
Virtual Session (Offered in SPANISH): Hope And Opportunity Scholarship: Free College for Many Graduating Seniors
1 Session | Thu, Nov 12 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Thu, Nov 12 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
What is the Hope & Opportunity Grant? Want to learn more about how High School Seniors in Forsyth County can attend Forsyth Tech without having to pay for tuition or books? Learn more about the Hope and Opportunity grant that could make this a possibility! Register now to save your spot!¿Qué es la beca 'Hope & Opportunity'? Sabía que muchos de los estudiantes de último año de secundaria en el condado de Forsyth pueden asistir a Forsyth Tech sin tener que pagar la matrícula o los libros? ¡Aprenda más sobre la beca 'Hope and Opportunity' que podría convertir este sueño en realidad! Regístrese ahora para guardar su lugar!
Virtual Session: Hope And Opportunity Scholarship: Free College for Many Graduating Seniors
1 Session | Tue, Nov 10 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Tue, Nov 10 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
What is the Hope & Opportunity Grant? Want to learn more about how High School Seniors in Forsyth County can attend Forsyth Tech without having to pay for tuition or books? Learn more about the Hope and Opportunity grant that could make this a possibility! Register now to save your spot!
Virtual Session: How Can I Take Classes at Forsyth Tech While I'm a University Student?
1 Session | Wed, Nov 04 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Wed, Nov 04 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Interested in getting a jump start on your college career or planning for future semesters so you can stay on track with obtaining your degree on time? Join the Forsyth Tech family as a Special Credit Student! This session will provide you with details on how to do just that! Register now to save your spot!
Virtual Session: How Can I Start At Forsyth Tech and Transfer to a Four-Year College?
1 Session | Wed, Oct 28 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Wed, Oct 28 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Are you interested in going to a four-year school but you’re not ready to move away from home? Want to save money and still earn credits toward a four-year degree? Want the opportunity to explore career and educational program options before committing to a University? Learn how from our Advising and Enrollment experts! Register now to save your spot!
EQU 115-CTL: Exploring Access: Promoting Disability as an Aspect of Diversity. (A five-part series) Login Required
2 Sessions | Fri, Oct 23 10:00 AM - Fri, Oct 30 11:30 AM Fri, Oct 23 10:00 AM - Fri, Oct 30 11:30 AM
In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. the CTL is so excited to host this series that is presented by the Division of Equity and Inclusion and led by Erica McMahon. This five-part series is presented by the Accessibility Resources Counselor as part of the Equity and Inclusion Division at Forsyth Tech. The series was designed by the University of Arkansas. It is broken into five different sessions. You may attend as many sessions as you can: Session 1 (Portrayals of Disability: Inspiration); Session 2 (Disability and Design); Session 3 (The Language of Disability); Session 4 (Ableism and Non-Disabled Privilege); and Session 5 (Access as a Civil Right)
Resume Webinar Login Required
2 Sessions | Mon, Nov 02 10:00 AM - Thu, Nov 19 3:00 PM Mon, Nov 02 10:00 AM - Thu, Nov 19 3:00 PM
This will be a PowerPoint presentation on how to write a resume.
Common Read Login Required
21 Sessions | Fri, Oct 23 12:00 PM - Fri, Nov 20 11:00 AM Fri, Oct 23 12:00 PM - Fri, Nov 20 11:00 AM
Please see info for and ask questions about the Common Read on our MS Teams page: https://short.forsythtech.edu/CR2020QandA
TAL 137-CTL: Engaging Learners through Innovative Module Design Login Required
1 Session | Wed, Dec 02 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Wed, Dec 02 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
This course is designed to give faculty/staff an overview of how the course authoring tool CourseArc can be used collaboratively to create engaging, interactive, and accessible online content that promotes active learning. CourseArc integrates seamlessly with LMS systems such as Blackboard.
TAL 300b-CTL: Using the ALLY tool in Blackboard to Ensure Accessibility Login Required
1 Session | Tue, Nov 17 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Tue, Nov 17 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
In this course, faculty will learn the importance of their Ally ratings and learn the different alternate formats.
EMP 112-CTL: The Role of Curiosity in Life-Long Learning Login Required
2 Sessions | Thu, Nov 05 10:00 AM - Thu, Nov 19 3:00 PM Thu, Nov 05 10:00 AM - Thu, Nov 19 3:00 PM
As an educational institution, we encourage our students and ourselves to become life-long learners but motivations for learning can vary greatly. In this course, we’ll explore the concepts of intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivations and focus specifically on curiosity. Participants will learn about the brain’s chemical response to curiosity and its effect on memory as well as strategies to heighten curiosity and overcome its barriers. This workshop will be designed and led by Ann Everett and Tracy Moss, Professional Development, H.R. Team. It is open to all faculty and staff.
TAL 138-CTL: Strengthening Your Social Media Smarts Login Required
1 Session | Wed, Nov 04 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Wed, Nov 04 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The course is designed to introduce instructors to social media issues for educators. Strengthen your classroom tool kit by using your online network effectively. By the end of the course you will be able to reflect on your social media use, plan new effective uses, and have a greater understanding of policy and best practices.
TAL 120-CTL: Starting Here/Starting Now: Getting Students on the Right Track from the Beginning Login Required
1 Session | Wed, Oct 28 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Wed, Oct 28 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
In preparation for the upcoming semester, faculty will learn the essentials of successfully starting their courses so that students can navigate them successfully. Topics include:• Helping faculty set up a START HERE page that aligns with the Quality Matters rubric. • Helping faculty be set up for success from the start• Copying classes / making sure dates are all correct, etc. • Helping faculty avoid any “speed bumps” that can hinder their courses during the first couple weeks of class
EQU 200-CTL: Being Inclusive: Foundations of Inclusive Pedagogy Workshop Login Required
8 Sessions | Fri, Oct 23 1:00 PM - Fri, Dec 04 1:45 PM Fri, Oct 23 1:00 PM - Fri, Dec 04 1:45 PM
This overview workshop will enhance faculty’s ability to welcome all learners into the classroom, support student-student interaction, and make the classroom a space of belonging.
TAL 110-CTL: Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) Login Required
1 Session | Fri, Oct 30 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Fri, Oct 30 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
The Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (or APPQMR) is the foundational workshop for Quality Matters. It is an 8 hour in person or two-week online training. It is led by a certified APPQMR facilitator from the CTL. Participants in the workshop learn the foundations of the 8 General Standards of the Quality Matters rubric and begin to think through how they can apply the rubric to their online, hybrid, and face-to-face course design. Additionally, completion of the workshop results in a national, Quality Matters certification.
Virtual College Visits
7 Sessions | Thu, Oct 22 2:00 PM - Wed, Nov 18 11:30 AM Thu, Oct 22 2:00 PM - Wed, Nov 18 11:30 AM
You may not be able to visit the campus of the college/s you are interested in right now, but you can still get to know the schools you may attend by participating in one or more virtual "visit"! Please email Laura Merritt lmerritt@forsythtech.edu if you have any questions.
Confronting Implicit Bias ... Some Assembly Required Login Required
2 Sessions | Tue, Oct 27 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Tue, Oct 27 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Dr. G. Rumay Alexander of UNC-Chapel HIll, will deliver a 90-minute symposium on Implicit Bias. Part of the focus will be on healthcare, but Dr. Alexander's work is relevant to all who work in education. Dr. Alexander will offer two sessions. Session 1 will be a symposium and moderated Q&A open to all faculty, staff, and students. Session 2 will be a special round-table discussion for just faculty. All faculty are encouraged to attend both sessions.
College and Career Readiness -TABE Placement Test - STOKES Co.
4 Sessions | Mon, Oct 26 10:00 AM - Thu, Nov 05 8:30 PM Mon, Oct 26 10:00 AM - Thu, Nov 05 8:30 PM
Please sign up here for mandatory TABE placement testing once you've completed the virtual orientation.
College and Career Readiness -TABE Placement Test - FORSYTH Co.
8 Sessions | Mon, Oct 26 9:30 AM - Wed, Oct 28 5:00 PM Mon, Oct 26 9:30 AM - Wed, Oct 28 5:00 PM
Please sign up here for mandatory TABE placement testing once you've completed the virtual orientation.