The CTRL Course Design Instituteis a series of workshops and supplemental materialsdesigned to support both new and experienced educators. It is meant for anyoneaiming to revamp an existing course, design a completely new course, or enhance their teaching practice, whether teaching in-person, online, or in a hybrid environment. By the end of the institute, you will have developed a complete course plan and additional instructional materials and ideas to implement directly into your course(s). Learn more about the Course Design Institute.
Faculty Fellows Program
The goal of the Faculty Fellows Program is to advance CTRL’s mission of promoting and supporting excellence in teaching and research. The Program leverages faculty expertise to lead in the sharing of knowledge, experience, and creativity with their colleagues. Faculty Fellows work with CTRL to develop and implement programming to enhance the faculty’s effectiveness as teachers and researchers. Learn more about the Faculty Fellows Program.
Faculty Learning Communities
Recent events on- and off-campus have reminded us of the vital importance of developing curricula and pedagogy that recognize and sustain the ways of knowing and the lived experiences of students from communities marginalized by systemic inequalities. Learn more about Faculty Learning Communities.
Greenberg Building Future Faculty
The Greenberg Building Future Faculty Program provides hands-on, practical preparation for terminal degree candidates and post-doctoral associates interested in strengthening their teaching in pursuit of academic careers. Participants in the program will have the opportunity to engage in teaching- and job market-related professional development and work directly with AU faculty and CTRL to develop their teaching skills. Learn more about the Greenberg Building Future Faculty Program.
The Green Teaching Program, which has won a national award and been adopted by six other universities around the country, allows faculty to choose from a list of sustainability measures to collect points towards earning a Green Teaching Certificate for their courses. Learn about becoming a Certified Green Teacher or just get a few ideas of how to improve your classroom sustainability.
New Faculty Orientation
New Faculty Orientation, held during the week before classes begin, serves as an introduction to the university for new tenure-line faculty and new term faculty. The program includes an overview of the university and students as well as information on teaching and resources to help you get off to a successful start. Learn more about New Faculty Orientation!
CTRL Student Partners Program
Student Partners are undergraduate students who work directly with CTRL staff to bring their voice and perspective to the conversation about teaching and learning at AU and integrate the student experience in CTRL’s work. Student Partners meet regularly to discuss effective instruction at AU and each Student Partner plans and implements their own unique projects to benefit instructors and students on campus.Learn more about the CTRL Student Partners Program.Learn more about the Student Partners Program.