Creating an Inclusive and Supportive Learning Environment

Learn how to engage underprepared students, embrace diversity in your classroom, provide useful feedback and more.

Tuition: $600

ACUE’s microcredential course in Creating an Inclusive and Supportive Learning Environment is foundational in teaching you practices that enable you to create an optimal environment to support learning—including how to increase student engagement, embrace diversity and help students persist in meeting academic challenges.

This course is organized around six competencies and takes approximately eight weeks to complete. You will learn with a professionally facilitated online cohort of faculty members, with whom you will share insights and ideas.

Competencies addressed in this course are aligned with ACUE’s Effective Practice Framework:

  • Leading the First Day of Class
  • Promoting a Civil Learning Environment
  • Engaging Underprepared Students
  • Helping Students Persist in Their Studies
  • Embracing Diversity in Your Classroom
  • Checking for Student Understanding
  • Providing Useful Feedback

Educators who complete the requirements for this open enrollment course earn a microcredential in “Creating an Inclusive and Supportive Learning Environment.”  This microcredential may be utilized in meeting partial requirements necessary to earn the American Council on Education (ACE) endorsed Certificate in Effective College Instruction.

Next course start dates:

  • May 30 for faculty of all types. Application deadline May 27.
  • August 1 for graduate students only. Application deadline July 29.
  • September 19 for faculty of all types. Application deadline September 16.
  • January 16 for faculty of all types. Application deadline January 13.

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