Announcing ACUE and Teaching in Higher Ed’s Collaboration

We couldn’t be more thrilled to announce our collaboration with Dr. Bonni Stachowiak and the Teaching in Higher Ed (TiHE) podcast. Welcome, Bonni! Great discussion is the mainstay of learning, and Bonni is one of the best conversationalists we know. As creator and host of TiHE, her 174 episodes (and counting!) share insights through informative and fun interviews with leading experts, including ACUE’s own chief academic officer, Penny MacCormack. More and more people are tuning into podcasts for news, information, and entertainment. It’s another way we can expand the national conversation about the importance of effective college teaching.

When we discovered how many former Teaching in Higher Ed guests had also been featured in ACUE’s Course in Effective Teaching Practices, we knew that our beliefs about great teaching were in alignment,” Bonni said. “Since those early conversations, ACUE has introduced me to even more phenomenal educators. I am excited about the ways we will be able work together to allow for more high quality learning experiences in higher education.”

As part of ACUE and TiHE’s new collaboration, we’ll be blogging about popular conversations, hosting expert Q&As, and adding sights to the sounds with video excerpts from ACUE’s course library. ACUE members and podcast fans alike can look forward to these free resources as part of ACUE’s upcoming Expert Dive series.

Image of Bonni Stachowiak with a pair of over-ear headphones in front of a microphone

If you’re new to the TiHE podcast, check out our top 10 recommended episodes with a number of experts whose work is explored in detail in ACUE’s Course in Effective Teaching Practices.

#1 Teaching Lessons from the Road with Penny MacCormack, ACUE

#2 Motivating Students in Large Classes with Brenda Gunderson, a senior lecturer at the University of Michigan, whose practices to engage and motivate students are featured in multiple ACUE modules, such as Using Active Learning Techniques in Large Classes, and on ACUE’s community site, where you can see exclusive footage of Dr. Gunderson doing a cartwheel during class

#3 Teaching Naked Techniques with José Bowen, president of Goucher College; ACUE subject matter expert for the modules Engaging Underprepared Students, Embracing Diversity in Your Classroom, and Using Student Achievement and Feedback to Improve Your Teaching; and an ACUE community site contributor

#4 Teach Students How to Learn with Saundra McGuire, author of Teach Students How to Learn, who shares strategies in ACUE’s course for supporting unprepared students

#5 Engage the Heart and Mind Through the Connected Classroom with Ken Bauer from the Tecnológico de Monterrey

#6 Radical Hope – A Teaching Manifesto with Kevin Gannon, regular contributor to the Teaching United States History blog

#7 Engaging Learners with TEDx Speaker and Professor of English Gardner Campbell

#8 Small Teaching with James Lang, author of Small Teaching

#9 The Skillful Teacher with our friend Stephen Brookfield, featured in numerous ACUE modules, including Planning an Effective Class Session, Delivering an Effective Lecture, and Developing Self-Directed Learners, and on the community with advice on teaching from the back row

#10 Flipped Out with Derek Bruff, who discusses using concept maps and other visualization tools in ACUE’s course

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