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About the Adams Center

We believe that learning is a lifelong process.

The Adams Center exists to promote the lifelong learning of ACU’s faculty as they strive to integrate their faith and their discipline. Today, as in 1992, our purpose remains: to support faculty who understand and appreciate the limitless potential for life changing, value building, and mind expanding achievements in the learning experiences at Abilene Christian University.

Leveraging Canvas in Your Teaching

The Adams Center for Teaching Excellence at ACU in conjunction with the Innovation Foundry recently held three exciting sessions to address the use of Canvas, the university's learning management system. These sessions covered a variety of topics, from the...

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Advising and Career Development Updates

In a conversation with Nuria Hall, Director for Academic Advising and Career Development, she shared some insights with the Adams Center into the work of ACU’s advising team and how faculty can best partner with advisors. Advisors seek to work with professors as they...

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Student Fellows Blog Post: Course Structure

By Student Fellows Brett Fedderson and Joan Lavaki During our session at the Adams Center, we presented to faculty the idea of caring for students through course structure. Sometimes as students, we experience structural course elements that are unhelpful to both our...

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Laura Carroll

Executive Director

Scott Hamm

Assistant Director and Learning Designer

Rodney Ashlock

Director of Faculty Development

Amy Boone

Teaching and Learning Specialist

Hollye Jaklewicz

Administrative Coordinator

Stephen Rektenwald

Assistant Director of Educational Technology

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ACU Box 29201
Abilene, TX 79699-9201