Faculty Evaluation and Coaching Department
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Our Services

We offer a variety of personalized assistance and tools to support you with teaching.

Special support services are available to all AAU instructors during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a Teaching Coach to learn about effective strategies for teaching in Zoom and for managing your online class.”


Are you new to teaching onsite classes? We will help you prepare and transition into teaching with the following support services:

  1. New Faculty Orientation
  2. Training on Teaching Basics
  3. One-on-one Coaching
  4. Weekly Teaching Tips Email

Looking for fresh ideas? Another pair of eyes on what’s happening in your classroom? Constructive, confidential feedback? Invite a faculty coach to your class. After the observation we will compare notes to identify what’s working well and brainstorm solutions to any challenges you may be experiencing.


The Faculty Observation Program aims to improve the quality of teaching at AAU in order provide the best educational experience for our students. It is a formal assessment practice similar to observations conducted at many colleges and universities. 



Access additional teaching tips, tutorials, videos and other materials to spur new ideas for the classroom and strengthen what you are already doing in onsite classes.

The two most important teaching resources are:

  1. Onsite Teaching Basics
  2. AAU Onsite Teaching Criteria


Do you teach online? Find all the resources for teaching online at the Online Teaching Library.

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Need a second opinion on your class session plan? A Faculty Coach can help you design:

  • Lectures/Demos that engage students
  • Course materials (handouts, PowerPoints, etc.) effective for learning
  • Assignments sheets that are clear and easy to follow