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.

Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning

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.

Faculty and Staff Excellence

Faculty and Staff Excellence

Explore our programming for faculty at all career stages including new faculty and mentoring.

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.

Latest News

Welcome Rachel Clark! New Instructional Technology Consultant for the CAE
Jun 18, 2018

The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) is pleased to announce that Rachel Clark is our newest team member.  Rachel is hired as an Instructi

Steve Schmidt, Ed. S.

AsULearn-Global: Steve Schmidt, Guest Blogger
Jun 13, 2018

The follow post is provided by Steve Schmidt, Ed.S.

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Upcoming Events

Jul 20

2018 Free-Learning Conference

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 8:45am to 3:30pm
Online in Zoom

Learn more and register
Aug 27

Inclusive Excellence Consultant Visit

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 3:15pm

Well renowned Inclusive Excellence Consultant, Dr. Damon Williams will be joining Appalachian State University for a three day residency in Fall 2018. Dr. Williams has written numerous books and articles on Inclusive Excellence Initiatives in Higher Education and with Fortune 500 Companies.