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The Center for Teaching, Research and Learning (CTRL)promotes excellence in teaching and scholarship at American University. CTRL serves as the nexus for faculty development as scholar-teachers who are committed to using evidence-based and data-driven approaches in their pursuits. Our work is guided by the Inclusive Excellence Framework which views diversity, equity, and inclusion as catalysts for achieving institutional and educational excellence. Read more about the Inclusive Excellence Framework. 

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Summer Adjunct Orientation

The Summer Adjunct Faculty Orientation serves as an introduction to the university for new adjunct faculty. The program includes an overview of the university and students as well as information on teaching and resources to help you get off to a successful start. 

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Remote Learning Resources

As our campus community once again shifts to online instruction on very short notice amidst a public health crisis, we want to highlight a variety of resources to help you. You’ve got this – and we are here for you.

Remote Learning Resources

Research Support

Check out CTRL's Research Resources

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DEI Resources

Review CTRL's Faculty Resources on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

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AU & the NCFDD

AU has joined the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)

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