2020 Conference on Engaged Learning – Call for Proposals

June 21-22, 2020 | Elon University, North Carolina The annual Conference on Engaged Learning showcases cutting-edge research on engaged learning. Each annual conference features multi-institutional research from a specific Center for Engaged Learning research seminar, invites research updates from past seminar …




As an institutional practice, WIL provides an established framework grounded in learning theory to support students’ learning in and through workplace settings.

What is Work-Integrated Learning?

by Julia Bleakney Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) is a well-theorized pedagogical practice that facilitates students’ learning through connecting or integrating experiences across academic and workplace contexts (Billett, 2009). Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario’s 2016 Practical Guide for Work-Integrated Learning offers …



“No one talked to me about what it would be like to navigate a foreign country as a racial minority, as a woman of color.”

“Where are you from?”: Studying Abroad while at the Intersections between an American and Racial Minority Status

by Buffie Longmire-Avital In my previous blog, I discussed the common barriers students (including my collegiate self) encounter when considering a study abroad experience. Although, there is a growing discourse around the effective steps to address these barriers, discussion about …