Home Conferences & Think Tanks Share: 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 participants and conference presenters, and encourages contributions from other scholars and practitioners studying engaged learning practices. Click here to sign up for conference updates, including calls for proposals. Next Conference 2021 Conference on Engaged Learning, July 11-13, 2021 (Proposals due February 1, 2021) Past Conferences 2020 Conference on Engaged Learning, June 21-22, 2020 [Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic]Conference on Residential Learning Communities as a High-Impact Practice, June 16-17, 2019Integrating Global Learning with the University Experience: Higher-Impact Study Abroad and Off-Campus Domestic Study, June 11-12, 2017Conference on Excellent Practices in Mentoring Undergraduate Research, July 24-25, 20162013 International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Conference, October 2-5, 2013Conference on Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer, June 25-26, 2013Teaching Democratic Thinking, June 2011 Think Tanks The Center regularly hosts think tanks that bring leading scholars to Elon to synthesize research and good practices in undergraduate education. CEL Think Tanks support short-term, collaborative projects with 10-15 participants. Learn more.