"This was an exceptional learning experience, which improved my craft as a college educator."

Course-taker
Miami Dade College

 

"I've been teaching for a long time, but never had any pedagogical instruction. It was gratifying to see colleagues in action."

Course-taker
Long Island University

 

"I've often felt that I've mastered my discipline, but not my teaching. I am very excited to learn how to be a better educator."

Course-taker
Long Island University

 
 
 

Certificate

Endorsed by the American Council on Education, ACUE’s Certificate in Effective College Instruction recognizes educators who complete the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. To earn a Certificate in Effective College Instruction, Course-takers:

  • Analyze high-quality video demonstrations of classroom instruction
  • Discern effective from developing practice
  • Demonstrate knowledge of effective instruction
  • Put new techniques into practice
  • Reflect on their practice and gain feedback from peers and a Facilitator
  • Hear from leading experts on research-based techniques
  • Review common challenges and misconceptions
  • Participate in discussions with peers and a Facilitator
  • Set goals for continued improvement

Record of Completion

As part of ACUE’s Course in Effective Teaching Practices, course-takers learn about research-based techniques and apply them in the classroom. The Course addresses a broad range of teaching essentials across five areas, as outlined in the Effective Practice Framework.

Faculty earn badged Records of Completion to recognize their advancement through the Course. As course-takers complete modules, the badges symbolize their progress toward fulfillment of the Course.

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