When your faculty is Certified in the Framework, your institution
will
improve retention boost revenue decrease DFWs increase skills refine teaching

Faculty skills matter now more than ever. And while all instructors are proven subject-matter experts, few have had structured opportunities to develop and refine their teaching practice. 

Enhance your faculty’s teaching skills for greater student success with ACUE courses. Our structured opportunities empower your faculty to teach effectively in the classroom or online, learning skills they can implement right away. 

 

By investing in the Effective Teaching Practice Framework Certification for your faculty, your institution will:

Improve Retention

Certified instructors have improved first-year retention by 4%

Boost Revenue

Institutions can boost revenue by an average of $8,000 per student

Decrease DFWs

On average, certified instructors decrease DFW rates by 3% points

Increase Skills

92% of faculty reported increases in their knowledge of effective teaching

Refine Teaching

96% of participants found the courses relevant and helpful in refining their teaching

Certification Pathways

To receive the Effective Teaching Practice Framework Certification faculty must complete all four courses in either of the pathways: 

  • Effective Teaching Practices: For faculty teaching primarily in-person
  • Effective Online Teaching Practices: For faculty teaching primarily online

Enrollment permitting, courses are scheduled to begin on the dates listed below. 

Certification Pricing

Discounts are available for purchasing the courses required to complete the Certification or Advanced Certification in the Effective Teaching Practice Framework.

Effective Teaching
Practices Pathway


2024 Start Dates
March 23, June 1,
August 10, October 19

Effective Online Teaching Practices Pathway


2024 Start Dates
March 23, June 1,
August 10, October 19

Advanced Certification

Advanced Certificate in the Effective Teaching Practice Framework

Additional Course

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Fostering a Culture of Belonging


2024 Start Dates: April 6, June 8, August 3, October 5

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