Promoting Active Learning

Gain proven techniques in using active learning, planning and facilitating discussions, and more.

Tuition: $600

ACUE’s micro-credential course in Promoting Active Learning will provide you with practices proven to more actively engage your students in learning and thinking critically.

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:

  • Delivering an Effective Lecture (3C)
  • Teaching Powerful Notetaking Skills (4C)
  • Using Active Learning in Small Groups (3A)
  • Using Active Learning in Large Classes (3B)
  • Planning Effective Discussions (3D)
  • Facilitating Effective Discussions (3E)

Educators who complete the requirements for this open enrollment course earn a micro-credential in “Promoting Active Learning.”  This micro-credential may be utilized in meeting partial requirements necessary to earn the American Council on Education (ACE) endorsed Certificate in Effective College Instruction.

Enrolling for two upcoming cohorts:

  • Course launch August 8 for faculty of all types. Application deadline August 5.
  • Course launches June 13 for graduate students only. Application deadline June 10.

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