Welcome to the Center for Academic Excellence

The Center for Academic Excellence is the university's lead teaching and learning resource for faculty, staff, and students. It was formed by combining the staff and resources from Learning Technology Services and Faculty and Academic Development into a single, comprehensive center dedicated to growing excellence in teaching and learning and supporting faculty and student success.

Here is a list of all of our Fall 2018 CAE Programming, this includes events, workshops and other professional development opportunities.

Teaching, Learning, & Student Success

Teaching, Learning, & Student Success

Learn more about how we support excellence in teaching and learning through course redesign, instructional design, learning communities, and learning technologies.

Learning Technologies

Learning Technologies

Discover how we lead the campus in providing professional development for faculty and staff to increase the integration of learning technologies for teaching, like AsULearn, video conferencing, and web conferencing, as well as online course development.

Inclusive Excellence

Inclusive Excellence

Find out more about our professional development that cultivates equity, inclusion, and diversity in the classroom and campus community, including best practices, sample syllabi statements and events that support inclusive practices.

Career Support

Career Support

Explore our programming and support for new faculty, non-tenure track faculty, mid-career faculty, and senior faculty. We support scholarship and research through a wide array professional development workshops and events. 

Leadership Development

Leadership Development

See how we facilitate the planning of professional development that strengthens academic leadership across campus, aids in identifying and developing emerging leaders, and promotes leadership succession planning.

Appalachian Initiatives

Appalachian Initiatives

Find out more about how we support programs, departments, colleges and units across campus that assists the campus community in achieving its goals.

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Oct 5, 2018

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Inclusive Excellence Team

Appalachian’s Inclusive Excellence Team offers faculty professional development
Aug 30, 2018

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Upcoming Events

Oct 24

Intro to Google Forms

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
327 Belk Library and Information Commons

Learn how to create forms for surverys, polls, and data collection; distribute the form to your audience; and view and present the collected data. Register and learn more!
Learning Technologies, Workshops
Oct 24

Engaging Students During Lecture

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

In this workshop, we will learn strategies for engaging students during lecture. These strategies include incorporating discussions, utilizing group note-taking, and embedding interactive tools. Register and learn more!
Teaching, Learning, & Student Success, Workshops
Oct 24

Introduction to Data Management in SPSS

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Room 024, Belk Library & Information Commons

This introductory/refresher course will provide information on how researchers can create and manage data in SPSS.  Register and learn more!
Research & Scholarship, Workshops