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 Fall 2018 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

Inclusive Excellence Team

Appalachian’s Inclusive Excellence Team offers faculty professional development
Aug 30, 2018

As Appalachian State University seeks to strengthen its culture of diversity and inclusion, a professional development initiative for faculty is...

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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Upcoming Events

Sep 19

AsULearn Quiz - Introduction

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
327 Belk Library & Information Commons

This workshop focuses on the most commonly used question types including: Multiple choice, True-False, Matching, Short Answer and Essay. Once the questions are stored in categories in the question bank, then teachers can add a quiz activity to a course employing a range of options. Click here to learn more and register!
Learning Technologies: AsULearn Tools
Sep 19

Path to Promotion and Tenure

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
218 Anne Belk Hall, CAE Classroom 222

Unravel the mysteries of promotion and tenure! This workshop will provide background information on policy, procedure, and expectations as you move towards promotion and tenure. Register and learn more!
Career Development, Workshops
Sep 20

Winterizing - and other out of classroom preparedness skills

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Zoom (Online)

Join an open discussion and demonstration of a variety of ways to prepare a course for winter weather (or other events that limit classroom access). Click here to register.
Learning Technologies: Technology Enhanced Learning