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The Center for Teaching, Research and Learning (CTRL) was created to promote excellence in teaching and scholarship at American University. CTRL serves as the nexus for faculty development as scholar-teachers who are committed to using evidence-based and data-driven approaches in their pursuits. Our work is guided by the Inclusive Excellence Framework which views diversity, equity, and inclusion as catalysts for achieving institutional and educational excellence. Read more about the Inclusive Excellence Framework. 

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Research Support

Check out CTRL's Research Resources

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Teaching Consultations

Schedule a Teaching Consultation with the CTRL today.

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Have a question about your Course Syllabus?

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Syllabus Guide

AU & the NCFDD

AU has joined the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)

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CTRL Research Methods Talks

Our Research Methods series is currently being hosted for this Fall semester.

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