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Dr. Sarah Arrington

Welcome, Dr. Sarah Arrington
Apr 14, 2021

The Center for Academic Excellence and Learning Technology Services is excited to announce Dr. Sarah Arrington as the newest member of our team.

Tips to make your AsULearn content accessible
Feb 15, 2021

With the rapid move to online learning this past year, ensuring the accessibility of course content in AsULearn has become even more important.

AsULearn, Learning Technologies, Online Teaching
Zoom chatting fatigue

Cameras in Zoom
Feb 9, 2021

With the Pandemic, faculty, staff and students are spending more time in Zoom meetings. For classes, many faculty find it challenging when participants turn off their cameras.

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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
mobile

What we’re working on in 2019: Mobile AsULearn
Jan 18, 2019

In an effort to meet the evolving needs of our students, our Learning Technology Services department is piloting the use of a mobile app for use...

Online course redesign

Professional Development opportunities for online teaching
Jan 8, 2019

The Center for Academic Excellence is pleased to offer the following professional development opportunities for our Appalachian faculty.

one plus one equals three is a mistake

Learning from mistakes
Oct 29, 2018

He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery. - Scottish author Samuel Smiles

Learning Technologies
tools

Five Technology Tools To Consider Using in Your Course This Spring
Oct 24, 2018

Typically I avoid focusing on learning technology tools.

Nudges and Motivation
Oct 9, 2018

On the topic of motivation, and lack thereof, it is a mystery what may be going on in people's lives. 

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Announcing - Open Classroom Initiative (OCI)
Oct 5, 2018

Announcing - Open Classroom Initiative (OCI) .  Open Classroom Initiative is a week-long event duri

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.