Gain proven techniques in using active learning, planning and facilitating discussions, and more.
ACUE’s microcredential course in Promoting Active Learning (geared for those teaching primarily in person) 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 six to 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:
- Developing Effective Class Sessions and Lectures
- Teaching Powerful Note-taking Skills
- Using Groups to Ensure Active Learning
- Using the Active Learning Cycle
- Planning Effective Class Discussions
- Facilitating Engaging Class Discussions
Educators who complete the requirements for this open enrollment course earn a microcredential in “Promoting Active Learning.” This microcredential may be utilized in meeting partial requirements necessary to earn the American Council on Education (ACE) endorsed Certificate in Effective College Instruction.
Enrollment fee for an individual: $675.
To enroll a group of faculty from the same institution please email [email protected] to discuss next steps.
Next course start dates:
- March 25
- June 3
- August 5
The application deadline for individuals is 3-days prior to the course start date, subject to course availability. The application deadline for institutional small groups is 10-business days prior to the course start date, subject to course availability.
Applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis, subject to program director approval. Early registration is recommended.