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 Spring 2019 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.

Latest News

Tech4Teach Fair

2019 Tech4Teach Fair
Feb 14, 2019

The annual Tech4Teach fair brings together faculty, staff, and graduate students together to collaborate and learn about the

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AsULearn - Student Survey Results
Jan 28, 2019

This past fall semester we worked with our Learning Management System (LMS) Advisory Group to develop an AsULearn feedback survey.  Over 1900

man using a tablet

Teaching with, but before, Technology
Jan 22, 2019

Technology has become a part of everyday life for most people in some form or fashion, and the education industry is no exception.

AsULearn, Learning Technologies
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Upcoming Events

Mar 21

Creating Presence & Community in Online Courses

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
421 Belk Library & Information Commons

Developing an online course in which learners feel connected to content, peers, and the instructor is critical to developing an effective and engaging online learning experience. As such, this session will focus on applying strategies and developing activities focused on developing community and a sense of presence.  Register and learn more!
Learning Technologies, Learning Technologies: Technology Enhanced Learning, Workshops
Mar 26

Google Lunch and Learn for Admin Professionals (Tuesday Sessions)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

This series of one-hour sessions will provide opportunities for sharing information and ideas about using Google Apps for Education. Workshop facilitators will introduce topics and guide discussions to explore the next steps in using Google Apps for more effective work. This workshop series will be held on the following dates: January 22nd; February 12th; March 12th; March 26th; and April 16th. Register and learn more!
Learning Technologies, Learning Technologies: Google, Adobe, & Microsoft Tools, Workshops
Mar 27

Assessment 101 for Administrative and Support Unit

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

This workshop is intended for administrative and educational support units with mainly operational outcomes. Participants will revisit the purpose of assessment at Appalachian and discuss the key components to a successful assessment process. Register and learn more!
Leadership Development: Academic Program Director, Leadership Development, Workshops