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....

Student Retention FAQs

How can individual faculty members attend to retention in our courses? When we think about retention in individual courses, there are two main areas to focus on: belonging and student success.  How can I cultivate belonging in my courses?  Tell students that you are...

A ChatGPT Cheat Sheet

Many of you have heard about the possible ways that new AI tools, particularly ChatGPT, might impact student work. ChatGPT is a recent and complex iteration of AI that uses natural language more so than previous bots. The Adams Center will be hosting a series this...

Teaching Squares

This fall, the Adams Center will offer an opportunity for any interested faculty to learn from one another through our Teaching Squares initiative. We are blessed with many gifted teachers at ACU, and this program creates a formal structure for soliciting the wisdom...