Welcome to the Air University Teaching and Learning Center

Who We Are

The Air University (AU) Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) is the focal point for activities related to the enhancement of teaching and learning at AU. Our mission includes resources, expertise, guidance and facilities to increase the ability of faculty to teach and students to learn. The TLC advances the AF Continuum of Learning and promotes an environment that encourages active learning across all of AU. The scope of the TLC includes all AU faculty and students in any resident, distance-learning or blended-learning courses or programs along with any airmen who may take advantage of our online resources to enhance their lifelong learning. The TLC is located on the 2nd floor of the Fairchild Research & Information Center at Air University, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery AL.

What We Do

  • Lessons and presentations promoting faculty expertise and teaching skills
  • Indexed archive of online materials (articles, videos, examples, templates, and other) enhancing faculty development
  • Research, assess and provide books, articles, media and services targeted at faculty and curriculum development
  • Identify and conduct events as described below with specific focus on faculty development
  • Upon request provide informal assessments of AU faculty teaching effectiveness

  • Identify, create and publish lessons, articles, applications and presentations to enhance students’ study and learning skills
  • Provide lessons or methods to improve reading, memorizing, test taking, writing, researching and communicating
  • Offer general tutoring and scaffolding to enhance students’ learning skills

  • Support academic writing and the teaching of writing throughout AU 
  • Provide tutoring and digital resources for students
  • Offer consultations and digital resources for faculty
  • Deliver presentations and workshops designed to enhance student writing skills and faculty expertise with regard to writing

  • Provide training classes, events and resources for learning technology products appropriate to AU
  • Conduct multimedia (video, audio, & graphics) training for using technology in AU curriculum and classrooms
  • Maintain digital products and multimedia equipment to support learning technology training and research
  • Publish online learning technology training resources enhance faculty skills and curriculum development methods 

  • Identify, promote and aid implementation of new educational technologies appropriate for AU
  • Provide opportunities for AU faculty to use and experience new learning technology products and techniques
  • Collaborate with organizations and universities outside AU to discover best practices and policies for enabling learning technology

  • Promote, support and host collaborative events to enhance learning, partnering and outreach
  • Events include workshops, presentations, forums and symposia for all AU faculty, students and partners
  • Events held at TLC or other venues with some external to the AU campus

  • Classroom – seating for 20-25 students, updated AV
  • Small Auditorium – presentation space, seating for 60, updated audio visual
  • Idea Lab – reconfigurable classroom for projects and collaboration (Surface Hub)
  • Media Lab – equipped to support training and research of learning technology applicable to AU
  • CafĂ© – social meeting space with tables and kitchen facilities
  • Study spaces for individuals, small groups and tutoring

TLC Logo
600 Chennault Circle
Building 1405, 2nd Floor,
AU Library
Maxwell AFB, AL  36112


TEC Micro-Sessions: 
1st Thursday of the month
@ 1500
4 Nov, Digital Badging and Gamification
2 Dec, Simulations and Gamification
To enroll in the Asynchronous TEC
email autlc@us.af.mil or
call (334) 953-5454.
3rd Thursday of the month
@ 1500 via Teams
18 Nov - EDUCAUSE at Air University
16 Dec - Creating Data Visualization Dashboards:
Step 1 - Power Automate
Canvas Workshops
Individual Workshops/Visits for your center or group may be scheduled by calling 953-5231.