Kurzweil 3000 and how do I get it?

To support the American University community through the concept of Universal Design for Learning, American University is now offering Kurzweil 3000 to all students, staff, and faculty.

AU | National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD).

American University has joined the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD).  LEARN MORE about mentorship opportunities today!

Incoming First-Year Students in the Time of COVID - Session Resources

Review the recently updated session resources for the Incoming First-Year Students in the Time of COVID Chalk Talk. This session explored the make-up of AU’s class of 2024 including their Landscape scores.

Instructional Continuity: Upcoming Workshops

CTRL and E-Learning Support has created resources to support you to maintain instructional continuity. Please explore these resources for more information.

Faculty Resources on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

CTRL is committed to fostering an inclusive community of faculty at American University and is continuously working on helping faculty develop skills that serve the goals outlined in AU’s Plan for Inclusive Excellence.

About Us

The Center for Teaching, Research & Learning (CTRL) is American University’s catalyst for inspiring, mentoring, and celebrating faculty in their roles as teachers and researchers. To fulfill this mission, CTRL collaborates with the campus community to create opportunities for faculty to re-envision and strengthen their teaching and research practices and to help prepare the next generation of faculty.

Schedule a Consultation


CTRL is committed to providing services to all faculty & staff. Considering the inaccessibility of our location at Hurst Hall, we will coordinate the delivery of our services at an accessible location upon request.

Request an accessible meeting via email or call (202) 885-2117.

Contact Us

(202) 885-2117
Hurst Hall 214


Mon – Fri
9:00am – 5:00pm


Upcoming Events:

New Resources:

Faculty Opportunities:

  • The Fulbright Program is accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year for the Scholar-In-Residence initiative! We encourage interested parties to Register for the last webinar – Oct. 17 | 2 pm-3 pm ET

CTRL Publications

Recent articles about teaching & research:

Please send article links that you would like to see posted to the CTRL mailbox

All research software workshops will take place in Anderson Computing Complex

Sessions start Tuesday, September 17th

View the schedule and register now for workshops