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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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Call for 2022 Ann Ferren Conference Proposals

Proposals for the 2022 Ann Ferren Conference (January 7, 2022) are due on October 1.

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Teaching Consultations

Schedule a Teaching Consultation with the CTRL today.

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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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CTRL Chalk Talk Series

Our Chalk Talk Series supports focused discussions that are timely and relevant to all faculty at American University.

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