Doing Engaged Learning

The Center for Engaged Learning is excited to share current thinking about specific “high-impact” educational practices. This section of the Center’s website features annotated resources about study abroad, undergraduate research, internships, service-learning, writing-intensive courses, living-learning communities, and so on, as well as frequent blog posts by experts on these high-impact practices. 

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How We Describe Immersive Learning Experiences

by Phillip Motley Interviewing teaching faculty about the pedagogies they use in their courses has been one of my primary methods of collecting data for my exploration of immersive learning practices in higher education. With each interview, I learn more …

Making College “Worth It”

By Sophia Abbot and Lucia-Maribel Craige Although day-to-day life for college students is far from normal, right now, faculty and staff can continue to help the class of 2024 pursue a journey of self-discovery. How can students make the most …


Mentoring Internships Online or in Hybrid/Flex Models

In response to shifts to online learning due to COVID-19 in spring 2020 and in anticipation of alternate models for higher education in fall 2020 and beyond, we have curated publications and online resources that can help inform programmatic and …