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 five offices committed to helping faculty fulfill the academic vision of the university:

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News & Features

Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

  • 2017 CTLA Summer Institutes

    Have you dreamed about spending time with faculty colleagues in a collaborative learning environment? Do you wish for extra time to rethink your courses for the best possible student learning engagement? Could you imagine getting paid for doing so?  If so, apply to be part of this year’s CTLA institute...

Elsewhere at APU

  • Why La La Land Matters

    APU film and theater experts discuss the acclaim of La La Land, Damien Chazzele’s vibrant, dreamlike musical, and this year’s top grossing Oscar-nominated movie.

  • California Poet Laureate Visits APU

    Dana Gioia, poet laureate for the state of California, visited APU as part of the James L. Hedges Distinguished Lecture series.

  • Assemblymember's Swearing-in Encourages Optimism

    Surrounded by family, friends, and elected officials, California’s new Assemblymember to the 48th District Blanca E. Rubio, ’99, M.A. ’03 (D), took the oath of office before a standing-room-only crowd on January 28 at APU's Munson Chapel.


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