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Supporting Students Through Faculty Professional Development: A Conversation With Broward College’s Dr. Marielena DeSanctis

Supporting Students Through Faculty Professional Development: A Conversation With Broward College’s Dr. Marielena DeSanctis

Research published in June 2020 found that Broward College students were more likely to complete and pass their courses, with Black and Pell-eligible students achieving outcomes comparable with their peers, when taught by faculty who completed ACUE’s course in... Read more
Planning and Facilitating Quality Discussions

Planning and Facilitating Quality Discussions

Moving courses online with little-to-no advance warning has presented myriad challenges to instructors and students alike. One particularly difficult aspect to recreate in a digital environment is discussions. In the webinar “Planning and Facilitating Quality Discussions,” experts Ludwika Goodson,... Read more
Seeking Better Student Outcomes? Start With Improving Instructional Quality

Seeking Better Student Outcomes? Start With Improving Instructional Quality

Today’s postsecondary students are increasingly being taught by part-time faculty. Currently, contingent faculty—part-time and full-time non-tenure-track faculty—are responsible for about 75 percent of college and university instruction, and that number is expected to increase each year for the foreseeable... Read more
Molly Broad: Teaching and Learning Centers “Vital” to Student Success

Molly Broad: Teaching and Learning Centers “Vital” to Student Success

Teaching and learning centers play a critical role in national efforts to ensure effective instruction is at the core of student success agendas in higher education, writes American Council on Education President Molly Broad.  Read more