ACUE's Course on Effective Teaching Practices

What is the ACUE Course on Effective Teaching Practices?

The Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) Course in Effective Teaching Practices is designed for faculty who have completed the Engaging Exploration program, or one similar, and are interested in learning more about active learning practices designed to increase student success. This program consists of 25 one-hour online modules, covering five units of study:

  1. Designing an Effective Course and Class
  2. Establishing a Productive Work Environment
  3. Using Active Learning Techniques
  4. Promoting Higher Order Thinking
  5. Assessing to Inform Instructions and Promote Learning

In addition, participants meet monthly with their ACUE facilitator. The facilitator is an successful alumni of the ACUE program who was selected through an application process to support the current cohort. 

What are the benefits?

By the end of the year-long program, ACUE participants will have the information necessary to implement teaching practices that promote student engagement, persistence, and academic success.  By using a cohort-model for the program, a community is built where members can share their progress and challenges met while integrating effective teaching practices into their classrooms. 

In addition, a $1,000 stipend will be awarded to each faculty participant upon completion.

How can you apply?

The 2020-2021 application cycle has closed. Applications for the 2021-2022 cohort will become available in January of 2021. Between 25 and 30 faculty members are accepted to the program each year.


2018-2019 ACUE Fellows

ACUE 2018-2019

Nancy Baker, Jessica Bedore, Dana Bible, Mary Breaux, Crystal Brown ,Stephen Brown, Sanjeev Choudhary, Beth Cory, Fatih Demiroz, Xiaoman Duan, Debra Duncan, Ejike Edeh, Dayna Galganski, Danielle Goodspeed, Barbara Kaminska, Li-Jen Lester, Stany Lobo, Tyler Manolovitz, Debra Price, Dhitinut Ratnappradipa, Cesar Rivera, William Shepherd, Manuel Triano-Lopez, Darren Williams, Samar Zahrawi


2017-2018 ACUE Fellows


Justin Allen, Maria Barker, Brian Blackburne, Danielle Boisvert, Siham Bouamer, Shelby Brock, Emma Bullock, Jennifer Didier, Brandy Doleshal, Heather Evans, Sarah Fritsch, Mary Funck, Michelle Hoogterp, Sheree Hughes-Stamm, Ervin Malakaj, Enrique Mallen, David Mctier, Todd Primm, Ray Newman, Stephen Nkansah-Amankra, Prasopsuk Pinto, Susan Reichelt, Nibert Saltibus, E'Loria Simon-Campbell, Amy Smith (Lamar University), Elisa Toman, Tarek Trad, Courtney West, Jade Zimpfer