Lee Shulman at ISSOTL 2013

Year in Review: Videos – Part 1

This month we’re taking a look back at some of the Center for Engaged Learning’s most watched videos in 2014 and pairing them with some you might have missed. We launched the Lee Shulman on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning series in…

Student Perspectives on Undergraduate Research

Student Perspectives on Undergraduate Research

by Jessie L. Moore In the 2012 Council on Undergraduate Research publication on Characteristics of Excellence in Undergraduate Research (COEUR), Roger S. Rowlett, Linda Blockus, and Susan Larson summarize best practices for supporting undergraduate research. Based on “a compilation of the experiences…


Collaborative Communities and Mentoring Undergraduate Research

by Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler Can participation in undergraduate research help to facilitate sustained, collaborative and multi-disciplinary partnerships between students and faculty mentors, as well as partnerships that extend beyond the institutional walls?  At a recent workshop sponsored by the Council for Undergraduate…

Nina Namaste

Current Trends in Global Learning

by Nina Namaste The AAC&U 2014 Global Learning in College Conference (October 16-18, 2014) in Minneapolis, MN, featured sessions, keynote speakers, workshops, and discussion sessions that clearly indicated current trends in the discussions, research, foci, and practices regarding global learning….

Seminar participants link the multi-institutional research efforts and their institutional research goals

Fostering Institutional and Multi-Institutional Research

When the Center for Engaged Learning releases calls for applications for our research seminars, we often field questions about how many people can apply from an institution and how the multi-institutional research seminars support institutional research. Many applicants are the…

Integrating Global Learning with the University Experience announcement image

Integrating Global Learning with the University Experience

Elon University is pleased to announce the 2015-2017 Center for Engaged Learning (CEL) Research Seminar on Integrating Global Learning with the University Experience: Higher-Impact Study Abroad and Off-Campus Domestic Study. This three-summer research seminar facilitates multi-institutional research on study abroad…

Elon Classroom

Is there a place for lecture in engaged learning?

A recent scholarly analysis comparing student outcomes in lecture and “active learning” courses has re-energized debates about whether lecture is an effective, or even an ethical, teaching method in higher education. In May 2014 Scott Freeman and colleagues published the…