ACUE Course in Effective Teaching
23-24 NAU Cohort is Now Forming
On behalf of NAU, the Teaching and Learning Center will offer the ACUE Course in Effective Teaching for the 23-24 Academic year. Applications will be accepted until May 5th, 2023. View ACUE information session dates.
This online course will be limited to a cohort of 35, with an August – April commitment.
What is ACUE? Accordion Closed
In partnership with institutions of higher education nationwide, ACUE supports and credentials faculty members in the use of evidence-based teaching practices that drive student engagement, retention, and learning. Faculty members who complete the ACUE course earn a certificate in effective college instruction endorsed by the American Council on Education.
This course prepares faculty in the teaching essentials that improve student achievement. It consists of 25 rigorous online modules equivalent to three hours of graduate credit. Faculty work together in cohorts and receive expert facilitation.
Faculty learn about and implement practices that address:
- Foundations of effective instruction
- Course and class design
- Inclusive learning environments
- Formative and summative assessment
- Civic and service learning
- Active learning techniques
- Higher-order thinking and learning
- Career readiness and 21st-century skills
ACUE’s Course in Effective Teaching Practices is the first course designed for higher education faculty members that leads to a nationally-recognized Certificate in Effective College Instruction endorsed by the American Council on Education (ACE).