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

Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson on Campus
Aug 18, 2018

The University Forum Lecture Series is excited to announce the Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr.

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Improve your AsULearn course layout
Aug 6, 2018

Our team is always looking for ways to improve the AsULearn experience, for teachers and students alike.

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Upcoming Events

Aug 23

Intro to Google Forms

Thursday, August 23, 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!
Aug 24

Mail and Data Merge With Google

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
327 Belk Library and Information Commons

Mail merge, or more accurately data merge, is the process of creating documents, emails, and labels customized using a database of information. Scripts for Google Docs and Sheets can provide basic data merging limited only by the general Gmail quantity limitations. Rather than trying to finagle Google Docs to create label templates, Avery Labels provides an app to create labels from your data in Google Sheets. Register and learn more!
Aug 27

Intro to Qualtrics

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
327 Belk Library and Information Commons

This workshop will help you get started using Qualtrics, a professional survey tool available to campus users. This application replaced SelectSurvey. Register and learn more!