The ACUE course consists of 25 modules, covering topics such as student motivation, effective discussion methods, planning course sessions, promoting higher order thinking, and improving assessment techniques.
This national program is the premier faculty development effort at SHSU. Sam Houston is the first university in Texas to host an ACUE program for faculty!
Each annual cohort consists of 30 faculty members, accepted from an application process.
2017-2018 ACUE Fellows
Amy Smith (Lamar University)
“All I can say is wow! I have gained a renewed sense of purpose, awareness of my areas of weaknesses, and insight to how my errors in teaching limited student involvement, which in turn may have affected their ability to develop critical thinking required for the nursing profession. I know that I have work to do, but because of this invaluable resources ACUE which was provided by Sam Houston State University has given me the tools to succeed.” Dr. E’Loria Simon-Campbell, Nursing
“I have almost 15 years of K-12 and Higher Education teaching experience and to say that I was skeptical of the ACUE modules would be an understatement. However, as I engaged in the ACUE modules, my mind was entirely changed. I can personally testify that as I've implemented the techniques taught in the ACUE program, the effectiveness of my teaching has increased exponentially. I have many more students coming to office hours, students actively engaging in the material much sooner in the semester, reduced failure rates, and happier students. I've found myself more excited to teach, as well.” Dr. Emma Bullock, Mathematics & Statistics