ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – In holding with its motivation to presenting high-excellent on the web instruction, Rowan-Cabarrus Group College or university not long ago acquired countrywide Excellent Issues (QM) certification for a lot more of its courses, giving the College the most QM-certified courses of any group higher education in North Carolina.
These on the internet programs have achieved arduous expectations to assure excellence in growth and shipping to assist student studying and good results.
In accordance to a push release from RCCC, as of August 2022, 26 courses have lively QM certifications. The School currently has 6 courses undergoing official QM evaluate, with another five staying internally reviewed for submission to QM in the near future.
Excellent Matters is a leader in high quality assurance for on line training and has gained countrywide recognition for its peer-based strategy to constant improvement in on line instruction and student studying. The system delivers an formal technique for online and blended understanding, and QM-accredited courses have fulfilled rigorous benchmarks. Colleges and universities around the world use QM certification as a normal of excellence and rely on its tools for acquiring and preserving their on-line programs and schooling school.
At first acquiring certification in 2013, Rowan-Cabarrus turned 1 of 4 faculties nationally to have a college coaching class qualified by QM and was the second neighborhood college in the country and the to start with 2- or 4-year faculty in North Carolina to do so. The University was recertified in 2018 and stays the only 2- or 4-12 months college in North Carolina with a college schooling course certified by QM.
Even in advance of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rowan-Cabarrus experienced been designated as a Major 10 Electronic Group Higher education and was investing in the progress of on the net mastering, virtual tutoring and relevant systems. Twenty-5 of the College’s college associates, along with its Length Training Services crew, have finished High quality Issues instruction to develop QM-licensed classes.
When COVID-19 compelled Rowan-Cabarrus to close campus properties and provide only confined, authorised courses in human being, the Faculty was well-ready for a seamless and swift transition of the the greater part of its lessons to on the web delivery.
“We are incredibly proud of the high-quality and believability of our online learning choices and were by now delivering a strong list of courses pretty much prior to COVID-19,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, president of Rowan-Cabarrus. “In addition to acquiring the technology and licensed instructors in area, it was also significant that we be well prepared to support pupils for the duration of the pandemic by supplying entry to laptops and reputable net to ensure that they have been capable to go on performing toward their educational ambitions.”
Rowan-Cabarrus began giving on the net courses in 1999 with only eight readily available sections and now delivers a lot more than 250 distinctive classes on line, averaging more than 600 obtainable sections and more than 11,000 university student registrations just about every semester. In 2000, the Faculty grew to become one of the first neighborhood schools in the state to build formal, essential teaching for college to instruct on the web classes.
The College was accredited by the Southern Affiliation of Schools and Schools Fee on Colleges (SACSCOC) in 2002 to offer on the web levels and at the moment features 17 degrees, 9 diplomas and 33 certificates entirely on line.
“We are committed to excellence in all of our instruction, and our on line study course and diploma choices present college students increased adaptability in scheduling lessons, together with a optimistic, interactive studying encounter,” Spalding reported.
For far more details about Rowan-Cabarrus Neighborhood School, remember to go to www.rccc.edu phone 704-216-RCCC (7222).
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