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

  • Six Things That Make College Teachers Successful

    By: Mary Clement, EdD. in Faculty Development, Teaching Careers

    1. Study the knowledge base of teaching and learning.

    You have chosen to teach in higher education because you are a subject-matter specialist with a tremendous knowledge of your discipline. As you enter or continue your career,...

  • How to Deal with Incivility in the Online Classroom

    By: Rob Kelly in Online Education

    Incivility in the online classroom can take many forms. Angela Stone Schmidt, director of graduate programs in the School of Nursing and associate dean College of Nursing & Health Professions at Arkansas State University—Jonesboro, uses Morrisette’s definition: “interfering with a cooperative...

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