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 2020 CAE Programming which 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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Upcoming Events

Jan 27

Manuscripts 1: Saving Time with Styles in Word

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Room 102 Anne Belk Hall

This is the first in a series of 2 workshops to help you complete a paper, thesis, dissertation, or manuscript to meet the requirements of the school or publisher.  An Introduction to Styles in Word. Do you produce multipage documents with sections and subheadings? Do you find yourself spending more time working on the formatting than on the content?
Learning Technologies, Learning Technologies: Google, Adobe, & Microsoft Tools, Workshops
Jan 28

Manuscripts 1: Saving Time with Styles in Word

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Room 102 Anne Belk Hall

This is the first in a series of 2 workshops to help you complete a paper, thesis, dissertation, or manuscript to meet the requirements of the school or publisher.  An Introduction to Styles in Word. Do you produce multipage documents with sections and subheadings? Do you find yourself spending more time working on the formatting than on the content? Understanding the way styles and document themes work can give you better control over the way your documents look and open doors to features you may not be aware of.
Learning Technologies, Learning Technologies: Google, Adobe, & Microsoft Tools, Workshops
Jan 29

Manuscripts 2: General Approach, Format, Structure

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Room 102 Anne Belk Hall

This is the second in a series of 2 workshops to help you complete a paper, thesis, dissertation, or manuscript to meet the requirements of the school or publisher. Register and learn more!
Learning Technologies, Learning Technologies: Google, Adobe, & Microsoft Tools, Workshops