Advancing the Academic Mission

The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (CTLA) exists to advance the academic mission and vision of the university by resourcing faculty in their roles as educators and scholars, as well as providing institutional data for strategic decision making.

CTLA is composed of six offices committed to helping faculty fulfill the academic vision of the university:

If you have questions or need support, contact us at ctla@apu.edu.

News & Features

Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

  • Why Students Don’t Attend Office Hours

    By: Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Teaching Professor Blog

    More than 600 students answered 17 survey items about one of their courses in order to help researchers explore factors that influence students’ use of office hours. The research goal was to identify ways instructors could increase the use of office hours...

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