A large atrium with many windows, filled with students. A male student sits in the foreground, he wears an Elon sweatshirt and is looking down at a laptop."Creating interactive, inclusive content to engage students as they scroll through media feeds is vital to engage students and facilitate social connections."

Using Social Media to Support Student Peer Relationships

As academics from a large, modern UK university (Claire) and a medium-sized public US university (Mimi), we have been working with the Center for Engaged Learning as attendees in the (Re)Examining Meaningful Learning Experiences research seminar series for the last…

"Universal Design in the Classroom: Quick Tips to Try" with an infographic of the 7 principles of Universal Design applied to a door handle lever.

Universal Design in the Classroom: Quick Tips to Try

Universal Design applied to a classroom is the concept that structuring your course and course materials can simplify, enhance, and make accessible the learning in your classroom. It originally started with physical spaces and continues to expand into many areas…

A wooden grid with wooden tiles spelling out "Feedback"

Disconnect between Instructor Feedback Beliefs and Practices

For many students, meaningful engagement with faculty beyond superficial classroom exchanges happens through the exchange of feedback on student work. Studies have shown that feedback that students receive from their teachers is crucial to their learning process and guides their…

Elon University Poll / Center for Engaged Learning 2021 Survey of 1800+ US college graduates: 50% participated in internships or work placements; 71% received feedback on final projects multiple times; 55% had meaningful relationships with faculty and staff; 85% thought college was probably or definitely "worth it"

Meaningful Learning Experiences and the Value of a College Degree

A recent survey by the Center for Engaged Learning and the Elon University Poll explored the types of meaningful learning experiences college graduates had while in school and how college helped them develop skills they’re applying in their professional careers….