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. 

Our featured resources include:

Please check back often for updates.


Are Group Assignments a Waste of Time?

by David Buck Are group assignments effective pedagogy or a waste of time? This is the question asked by researcher Michael Thom (2020) in his recent paper examining the scholarship on collaborative pedagogy. To be clear, I’m being literal here. …


Collaborative Projects and Assignments

by David Buck The high-impact educational practice (HIP) that I’m studying and writing about for the next two years is “collaborative projects and assignments.” Part of the reason that I selected this topic was because it was one of the …



Resources

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 …



Mentoring Undergraduate Research during a Pandemic

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 …