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National Teacher Certification Spring B & Summer Cohorts

by Cheryl Kohen on 2023-03-08T11:13:00-05:00 | 0 Comments

acue effective college instruction badgeACUE Spring B & Summer 2023 Cohorts

Daytona State College full-time and part-time faculty members may now register for Spring and Summer 2023 ACUE cohorts. As we announced earlier this year, DSC faculty members have the opportunity to engage in an evidence-based nationally recognized graduate-level teaching certification and the only college teaching credential endorsed by the American Council on Education (ACE). This teacher certification is comprised of four micro-credentials (offered over the course of an academic year) to prepare faculty with evidence-based teaching practices proven to increase student achievement and close equity gaps

Enroll by 3/9/2023

Enroll today! All full-time and part-time faculty will be eligible but there is a limit to the number of participants. You can (and are encouraged to) sign up for more than one course. To enroll in the March 27, 2023 cohort, faculty must register by Thursday, March 9th, 2023. 

All cohorts offered through ACUE are fully online and asynchronous. The [Online] designator means that these classes are focused on online teaching and learning best practices; whereas, the classes that do not have the [Online] designator are focused on face-to-face teaching and learning best practices. During the course, faculty will think about their own course, attempt to implement new or expanded skills, and reflect on the effectiveness of those changes. ACUE estimates faculty will spend 2-3 hours per week on coursework.

Enroll in ACUE

Upcoming Cohorts

March 27 - May 7, 2023
  • Promoting Active Learning
  • Promoting Active Learning [Online]
May 22 - July 2, 2023  
  • Designing Learner-Centered and Equitable Courses 
  • Inspiring Inquiry and Preparing Lifelong [Online] Learners

Structure of the Training

Modules (25 in total) are combined into four micro-credential courses. Once all four are completed, you will earn your Certificate in Effective [Online] College Instruction. Most of these different micro-credentials are either focused on the face-to-face classroom or virtual learning environments, but all content is provided fully online asynchronously. The four courses include: 

  • Promoting Active Learning
  • Creating an Inclusive and Supportive Learning Environment
  • Inspiring Inquiry and Preparing Lifelong Learning
  • Designing Student-Centered Courses

Snack & Share with our Faculty Fellows!margie hensler michael mallott sitting together

All are welcome! For the last time this year, our Faculty Fellows in Teaching & Learning, Dr. Margie Hensler and Dr. Michael Mallott, will be hosting a Snack & Share session on the Daytona Beach campus in the Faculty Innovation Center (FIC) and online via Teams. Join us for a discussion on what the fellows and other ACUE cohort faculty members have been learning and adopting in their face-to-face and online classes. These Snack & Share sessions are open to all faculty. 

  • Where: Faculty Innovation Center, Daytona Beach campus, Bldg. 200, 2nd floor, or via Teams
  • When: Tues., May. 2, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Additional Questions

For more information about ACUE microcredentials, please visit the ACUE tab from the Professional Development InfoGuide. As always, please reach out to the Faculty Innovation Center if you have any questions, or feel free to schedule a one-on-one appointment with an instructional designer for help. Also, if you haven't done so already please consider subscribing to this blog (top right) to stay up-to-date with the latest tips and news from your friendly neighborhood Division of Online Studies!

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Dr. Cheryl Kohen
Dean, Division of Online Studies
Division of Online Studies

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