Stop. Collaborate. Listen

Join with other faculty from around campus to share ideas and learn new classroom strategies.

Teach.  Learn.  Innovate.

Programs and Events

Learn about ongoing programs such as Master Teacher, Summer Faculty Institute and New Faculty Orientation and the many sessions offered over a hot lunch.

Teaching Resources

Find out about the services we provide to our faculty, including faculty consultation, course planning and guides to improve teaching and learning.

Faculty Career Resources

Get assistance with your tenure portfolio, learn about grants and funding for research, or learn how to apply for faculty renewal leave.

Learning Technologies

Discover ways to use Canvas, Lockdown Browser, Turnitin, Faculty Success and other frequently used tools at ACU.

Adams Center Blog

See all of the latest Adams Center news, learn new educational technology skills, and learn more about upcoming events.

September 21, 2023
  • Exploring AI Hands-on: Unveiling Possibilities – Bring Your Questions and Ideas
    September 21, 2023  11:30 am - 1:00 pm

  • Undergraduate Research Session
    September 21, 2023  11:30 am - 1:00 pm

September 25, 2023
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration part 1
    September 25, 2023  11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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.

Attendance, Participation, Engagement… oh, my!

A topic of frequent conversation at the Adams Center includes policies and classroom practices about attendance, participation, and engagement. Faculty often find themselves trying something new each semester or implementing a new, promising plan only to have it go...

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Thinking about AI Syllabus Policies

As the semester approaches, the reality of ChatGPT (and other large-language-model tools) use looms large. Students across higher ed report that they use AI extensively, and many faculty are designing ways to use AI in class assignments, activities, and scaffolding....

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Contact Us

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

Brown Library Room #264
ACU Box 29201
Abilene, TX 79699-9201