ACUE Faculty Seminars

presented in collaboration with NISOD


ACUE, through a major collaboration with The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), is offering new seminars to advance faculty and student success through effective instruction.

These half-day and on-site seminars provide faculty with a blended learning opportunity that draws on the evidence-based practices recommended in ACUE’s modules and courses.

Faculty who satisfy seminar requirements earn credit toward ACUE’s Certificate in Effective Collegiate Instruction. 


Seminar A: Active Learning Techniques for Small and Large Classes

Learn how to plan and facilitate active learning approaches in small, large, face-to-face, and online classes. Faculty who implement recommended techniques can earn ACUE’s digital badges for “Using Active Learning Techniques in Small Groups” and “Using Active Learning Techniques in Large Classes.”

Fall 2019 Seminar locations:

Miami Dade College (FL) – complete

Prince George’s Community College(MD) complete

Vance-Granville Community College (NC) – complete


Seminar B: Engaging and Supporting Underprepared Students

Learn about teaching practices that help students become more self-directed in their learning through clear expectations, guided learning, reflection opportunities, exemplars, and academic support resources. Faculty who implement recommended techniques can earn ACUE’s digital badges for “Engaging Underprepared Students” and “Developing Self-Directed Learners.”

Fall 2019 Seminar locations:

Lenoir Community College (NC) complete

City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X (IL) – complete

Wake Technical Community College (NC) – complete

Hudson County Community College (NJ) – complete


Interested in hosting a Seminar in 2020?

Contact for additional information.

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