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.

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    April 6 - You’re Asking the Wrong Question

    By: Barbara M. Hall, PhD in Online Education

    You’re asking the wrong question. No, seriously, you’re probably asking the wrong question.

    Yeah, that’s a pretty bold statement. But I’ve read tens of thousands...

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