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2018 Services


The Institute for the Science of Teaching & Learning offers support to ISTL staff, faculty, and collaborators in the following areas to further the advancement of research in teaching and learning:

Services, Design, and Evaluation

High quality research and meeting space

To facilitate research collaboration, the Institute for the Science of Teaching and Learning opens its meeting space to researchers throughout ASU. The space is located on the first floor of Payne Hall east and west on the Tempe Campus. If your room use is not related to teaching and learning research, we would request you use other room booking services.

Collaboration Room

  • 132 Payne West
  • 10 seats
  • Boardroom conference table
  • Wireless computer/laptop mirroring
  • 55’’ monitor
  • Portable white board
  • Conference phone
  • Logitech webcam
  • Speaker and microphone

Discovery Room

  • 103 Payne East
  • 10 seats
  • Boardroom conference table
  • Computer mirroring
  • 55’’ monitor
  • Portable white board
  • Conference phone (480) 727-3733

Innovations Room

  • 107 Payne East
  • 14 seats - available for 6-8 more people
  • Boardroom conference table
  • Wireless computer/laptop
  • 55’’ monitor
  • Portable white board
  • Conference phone (480) 727-3735
  • Logitech webcam

Results Room

  • 129 Payne West
  • 48 seats
  • Workshop style tables
  • Wireless mirroring for laptop, tablet, smartphone
  • 85" television/HDMI wireless display
  • Sound system/Bluetooth capable/play music through devices
  • Wireless hand-held microphone and lavalier
  • Portable white board

Discussions Room

  • 101 Payne East
  • 12 seats
  • Boardroom conference table
  • Wireless computer mirroring
  • 55" monitor
  • White board


Graphic Design

Graphic design services are offered within the Institute for the Science of Teaching and Learning (ISTL) to help teaching and learning researchers present their work effectively through well-designed visual communication. These services include (but are not limited to):

  • Website Design
  • Research Report Layout and Design
  • Logo design
  • Graphics for research projects
  • Posters
  • Web banners
  • Illustrations
  • Infographics
  • Charts

Instructional Design

An instructional designer (ID) is available to support ongoing projects at ISTL. ISTL’s ID works to help create high-quality online user experiences and engaging face-to-face exchanges in teaching and learning. Other creative services are available as needed to support the development of research partnerships.


Support for Grant Application and Management

The College of Research and Evaluation Services Team (CREST) provides support in making data-informed decisions that provide accountability and contribute to program planning, development, and improvement. CREST utilizes a collaborative approach when implementing the research and evaluation processes for all of the clients served, including higher education, school districts, and human service organizations in the Arizona community. The ISTL staff also provide sponsored account management including, but not limited to, research-related human resources, purchasing, travel, account reconciliation, preparing monthly account statements for faculty, forecasting budget estimates for faculty and resolving accounting issues. Our business operations specialist analyzes award documents, clauses, and applicable regulations. Advice to principal investigators is also provided with respect to applicable regulations and award provisions. This service is provided to active research partners. Please contact us if you are interested in becoming an ISTL collaborator.

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