ACUE was founded in 2014 by leaders in higher education to promote quality instruction at colleges and universities nationwide. ACUE’s comprehensive Course in Effective Teaching Practices prepares college educators to implement all of the essential practices shown to improve student outcomes. This facilitated, online Course is offered to cohorts of faculty at participating institutions. Educators who satisfy Course requirements earn a Certificate in Effective College Instruction endorsed by the American Council on Education (ACE).
ACUE’s partnerships are designed for impact. Every program adoption includes a comprehensive evaluation to identify the effect of great teaching on student achievement, institutional finances, and other key outcomes. Participating faculty receive unprecedented levels of professional development and support.
Across the country, ACUE is working with dozens of colleges and universities to put great teaching at the heart of their student success agenda.
- ACUE’s Course in Effective Teaching Practices prepares college educators to implement all of the essential practices shown to improve student outcomes. This facilitated, online Course is offered to cohorts of faculty at participating institutions.
- A Certificate in Effective College Instruction, endorsed the American Council on Education (ACE), is awarded to educators who satisfy Course requirements.
- The Course and Certificate are aligned to ACUE’s Effective Practice Framework©. ACE has endorsed the Framework as a leading statement of the essential skills and knowledge that every college educator should possess to promote student success.
- ACUE’s membership-based Community of Professional Practice is a social network focused on advancing the scholarship of teaching and learning, where educators can sustain excellence in instruction.
The coordinators for the K-State ACUE professional development program:
Greg Eiselein, Professor in English
Don Saucier, Professor in Psychology