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2018 About Us

Who Are We 

The Institute for the Science of Teaching and Learning exists to conduct and facilitate use-inspired research related to teaching and learning at all levels. It conducts research in many areas including the cognitive processes of learning, and artificial intelligence tools to assist learning and design approaches that enhance teaching. It fuses intellectual disciplines from across the university and collaborates with external partners in the service of improving education.


How We Support You


  • High-quality research and marketing space.

  • Support for grant application and management.

  • Technical, graphic and instructional design support.

  • Teaching and learning evaluation services.



Contact Information




Main Phone
(480) 965-3292

(480) 965-3237

Mailing Address
Institute for the Science of Teaching & Learning,
Payne Hall 108, 1000 S. Forest Mall
P.O. Box 87211
Tempe, AZ 85287-2111

Physical Address (for shipping FedEx, UPS or DHL packages)

Institute for the Science of Teaching & Learning
Payne Hall 108, 1000 S. Forest Mall
Tempe, AZ 85287-2111




Payne Education Hall

Note: Payne Hall is labeled "EDB" on ASU parking maps.​

ISTL East Entrance

Payne Hall East
ISTL Administrative Offices
Conference Rooms 103, 107, 101P

ISTL West Entrance

Payne Hall West
LCL and SoLET Labs
Conference Rooms 129, 132

Payne Hall Breezeway
Looking South from Coor Building
Left to Payne Hall East, Right to Payne Hall West