The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) collaborates with faculty to create conditions in which all faculty become active participants in their scholarly work and teaching endeavors. CTL provides opportunities for faculty to share and further develop goals and interests.


Our faculty resources are specifically tailored to assist GSU staff in effectively navigating Blackboard and online teaching. These resource are designed to enhance instructional opportunities.

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Teaching and Pedagogical Resources

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) highlighted pedagogical resources are provided to assist faculty with facilitating courses in a variety of instruction modalities.

Quality Matters
at GSU

The QM Course Review Process is a faculty-driven, peer review process that emphasizes continuous quality improvement of courses. The official QM reviewers experience review a course from a student perspective and provide feedback based on the Quality Matters Standards.

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Watermark Assessment Resources

Assessment can be of student work against standards rubrics for student accreditation and licensure, or also for department accreditation. Assessment can also be for faculty reviews for promotion and tenure, as well as for strategic planning reporting across departments on campus.

Student Resources

Our student resources are designed to aid new and returning GSU students as they navigate Blackboard and other educational resources.

CTL News & Events

Stay informed with the latest CTL news and events, register for CTL workshops, and access news and workshop archives.

Online Courses

CTL is dedicated to presenting tools, techniques, and ideas for successful teaching, scholarship and service at GSU.

Scholarship Activities

In addition to more than 120 online classes each semester, Governors State University offers online degrees at the Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral level.


Please view the GSU Center for Teaching and Learning's frequently asked questions. We may not be the department who supports all the topics provided, but we provide links to the appropriate information.

CTL Contact Us

Please contact our support desk with any questions or concerns regarding your online courses.