The mission of the Center for Teaching Excellence is to promote instructional innovation and teaching excellence by working directly with instructors. We partner with faculty, staff, and students in support of improving teaching and learning within a world-class research context, while advancing the mission of Catholic University.

New Training Available

 How to Teach Online 

In today's rapidly evolving educational landscape, mastering online teaching is more crucial than ever. Whether you're a seasoned online educator or new to the digital classroom, our training, "How to Teach Online," offers valuable insights and expertise.

Why Should You Enroll?

  • Tailored to both new and experienced instructors
  • Self-paced, no required interactions with other instructors
  • Completion in just 2-4 hours
  • Learn about course preparation and design, assessment and feedback, student engagement and interaction, and evaluation and reflection
  • Receive a personalized certificate to enhance your teaching portfolio
  • Experience Cardinal Learn by Brightspace!

Our training offers a perfect opportunity to experience the new Cardinal Learn by Brightspace. It's your chance to explore innovative course design ideas and stay at the forefront of digital education.

How to Enroll?

  • Log in to Brightspace: Visit Brightspace Login using your CUA credentials.
  • Discover Tab: Once logged in, go to the "Discover" tab.
  • Enroll in the Course: Find "How to Teach Online,"  and click "Enroll" to get started


We understand that adapting to online teaching may come with challenges. Still, with the right skills and knowledge, you can excel in this ever-evolving landscape. Join "How to Teach Online" and empower your teaching journey today!

Artificial Intelligence at Catholic University


Artificial Intelligence Frequently Asked Questions

The Center for Teaching Excellence is excited to announce a new resource designed to answer common instructor questions and provide guidance on the use of artificial intelligence at CUA. Please find it by selecting Resources in our menu bar, or by clicking here:  Artificial Intelligence FAQ

Artificial Intelligence Generative Tools

The Center for Teaching Excellence has also created a resource that explains how current popular AI generative tools work and offers suggestions for considering their existence in your course planning, with the aim of supporting students’ growth. Click the link for a PDF version:  Artificial Intelligence Generative Tools

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