austin community college - Teaching & Learning Excellence Division Updates

A Quick Active Learning How-To (April 2019 CRT)

[5-minute read] Our 2018-2019 calendar emphasizes developing an understanding & responding to the context of your classroom. We start with an inspirational quote, back it up with research, then provide you with classroom application ideas. … Continue reading

The Heart of Learning (February 2019 CRT)

[4-minute read] Our 2018-2019 calendar emphasizes developing an understanding & responding to the context of your classroom. We start with an inspirational quote, back it up with research, then provide you with classroom application ideas. … Continue reading

Make Your Classroom a Community (January 2019 CRT)

[4-minute read] Our 2018-2019 calendar emphasizes developing an understanding & responding to the context of your classroom. We start with an inspirational quote, back it up with research, then provide you with classroom application ideas. … Continue reading

Self Reflection Around Race is Hard Work (December 2018 CRT)

[2 minute read] Our 2018-2019 calendar emphasizes developing an understanding & responding to the context of your classroom. Our December 2018 blog post was written by Faculty Development Coordinator Chelsea Biggerstaff. “Children learn more from … Continue reading

Blackboard Support Gets an Upgrade

Written by Courtney Grams Blackboard Support for ACC instructors is getting an upgrade. An entirely new, comprehensive knowledge base is available to answer all your Blackboard questions in one place. Need to copy your course … Continue reading

3 Brilliant Reasons to Apply for Sabbatical Leave

Written by Courtney Grams Sabbatical leave is a privilege that is intended to benefit both the college and the employee. Leave may be granted for the purpose of personal and/or professional improvement, which will, in turn, … Continue reading

5 Ways to Challenge Your Implicit Bias (November 2018 CRT)

[3 minute read] Our 2018-2019 calendar emphasizes developing an understanding & responding to the context of your classroom. We start with an inspirational quote, back it up with research, then provide you with classroom application … Continue reading

Faculty Spotlight: Blanca Alvarado is Set to Sabbatical in the “Happiest Country”

The Teaching & Learning Excellence Division (TLED) highlights faculty successes in and out of the classroom as often as possible to celebrate #ACCexcellence. This month Courtney Grams interviewed Dr. Blanca Alvarado. See a summary of … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes, Faculty Communications

The Teaching & Learning Excellence Division (TLED) has many offices under its umbrella, all of which focus on faculty support services in one form or fashion. We regularly share information about our resources and opportunities … Continue reading

Launch a Course Website, May 2018 Sustainable Assignment

2017-18 Teaching and Learning Excellence Division Calendar: Sustainable Assignments for Student Engagement and Meaningful Learning For May, the Teaching & Learning Excellence Division calendar: “Producing Sustainable Assignments for Student Engagement” focuses on launching a course … Continue reading

Back to Top