Teaching & Learning Resources

Questions?

  • Teaching and Learning Resources
    (202) 885-3926
    CTRLtlr@american.edu
    Hurst, Room 204B

    Mon - Fri: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address

The Teaching and Learning Resources group organizes faculty conferences and events on teaching and learning, and provides hands-on workshops as well as individual faculty consultations on pedagogy and instructional technology.

Events and Programs

Ann Ferren Conference

The TLR Group organizes a variety of events for faculty throughout the year, including the Teaching, Research and Technology Workshops, held every August, the Ann Ferren Conference, held every January, Noontime Conversations on key issues in education, held three times per semester, and New Faculty Orientations preceding the fall, spring and summer semesters. The TLR Group also coordinates the Greenberg Seminars for graduate students considering a teaching career, and the AU Entrée Workshops for first and second-year full-time faculty.

Learn more


Green Teaching

Green Teaching Certificate Logo

As a professor, do you teach in an environmentally friendly way? If you model this to your class or ask your students to reflect upon their own actions and choices, you may qualify to be a certified "Green Teacher," joining more than 300 AU faculty who have been certified.

Learn more


Workshops and Tutorials

Technology in Class

Through the Technology in the Classroom Series, the TLR Group offers hands-on workshops on the pedagogical use of digital media in the classroom. These workshops are held throughout the year. Our staff also provides individual consultations and one-one-one tutorials on teaching pedagogy, instructional technology, and teaching-related computer software.

Learn more


Teaching Resources

The TLR Group also offers a number of other Teaching Resources, such as a Best Practices Guide to exploring innovative and creative ways to engage students in the learning process, a New Faculty Guide, and individualized pedagogical consultations.

Learn More