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.

Online Teaching Support

Online Teaching Support

View our support pages with guides and resources for Teaching Online, technology basics that will help you Keep Teaching, and considerations and resources for Inclusive Online Teaching. CAE is also offering a series of online workshops to help you get started.

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.

Latest News

Dr. Susan Colby

Dr. Susan Colby named an ACE Fellow for the 2020–21 academic year!
May 19, 2020

Appalachian State University’s Dr.

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CAE Perserveres During COVID-19 with Support from Our Faculty Champions
Apr 20, 2020

The CAE provides support for faculty, instructors, and administrators who teach online or who are looking to develop an online course throughout...

Online Teaching
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Project Voice Conference
Mar 16, 2020

We have a small working group in CAE focused on exploring voice and chatbot technology in teaching and learning, and we attended the...

Conferences, Learning Technologies
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Upcoming Events

Oct 23

Inclusive Leadership Retreat

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 8:00am to Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 5:00pm
137 Grandfather Mountain Ballroom

Registration information coming soon.
Special Events, Inclusive Excellence, Inclusive Excellence: Campus Community