Quality Learning and Teaching (QLT)

QLT Application

Spring 2024

The Office of Faculty Development (FDEV) is partnering with the Technology & Learning Program (TLP) to offer the Quality Learning and Teaching program. The course is offered as an asynchronous, self-paced course in Canvas. Read the full call for applications (Google Doc) (Google Doc)

This QLT course is designed around the QLT evaluation rubric to meet core standards in the QLT instrument through the completion of eight modules with associated deliverables that guide you to fully redesign a course (or design a new course). This QLT course requires a final course review. 

  • Module 1: Introduction to QLT & Course Design Goals
  • Module 2: Course Overview & Learner Support (QLT sections 1 and 7)
  • Module 3: Assessment & Evaluation of Student Learning (QLT section 2)
  • Module 4: Course Mapping & Instructional Material Organization (QLT section 3)
  • Module 5: Equity, Diversity & Antiracism (QLT section 5)
  • Module 6: Inclusivity & Accessibility (QLT section 8)
  • Module 7: Student Interaction & Engagement (QLT sections 4 and 6)
  • Module 8: Reflections & Course Review

Please contact Allison McConnell if you have any questions.

Why Should I Apply?

QLT provides a framework that is applicable to all modes of instruction with topics and deliverables focus on backwards design, student engagement, authentic assessment, inclusion and accessibility, and more.

As Chico State offers additional hybrid, blended, and online courses, it is critical to define quality online teaching and learning, as well as to determine how to assess it and make desired improvements. In commitment to quality, Chico State, through a grant from the CSU Chancellor’s Office, offers multiples services and resources to faculty and students regarding instructional quality, Universal Design for Learning, and Academic Integrity.

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