Our Mission

The mission of the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) is to promote excellence and innovation in teaching in all 19 schools and colleges at the University of Michigan.

CRLT is dedicated to the support and advancement of evidence-based learning and teaching practices and the professional development of all members of the campus teaching community. CRLT partners with faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and administrators to develop and sustain a university culture that values and rewards teaching, respects and supports individual differences among learners, and creates learning environments in which diverse students and instructors can excel.


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New CRLT Resource Motivating Students to Learn: Transforming Courses Using a Gameful Approach
June 2, 2020

U-M instructors have invested in the idea of gameful learning as a response to the question “How do I better motivate students to learn?” since as early as 2008. Similarly, in the current climate Read more

Diag in the Summer CRLT Spring/Summer Services to Help you Plan for Fall 2020 Courses
May 27, 2020

As U-M considers options for a public health-informed Fall 2020, we know that instructors will need to approach the design of their Fall courses with flexibility and remote teaching in mind. CRLT Read more

COVID-19 Illustration CRLT Support for Remote Teaching
March 16, 2020

U-M has now officially transitioned to entirely remote instruction, but we know that instructors’ process of figuring out how to navigate this enormous change will be ongoing. CRLT consultants are Read more

COVID-19 Illustration COVID-19 and Your Teaching
March 10, 2020

As the situation around the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to evolve, we know that many instructors are looking for resources to prepare for or respond to a range of teaching challenges that might Read more

Helping Students Navigate Ramadan and Final Exams
February 10, 2020

While final exams are a stressful time for all U-M students, in the Winter 2020 semester, Muslim students will face an additional set of challenges. This year, the Muslim holiday of Ramadan will Read more

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Mon, 06/15/2020 - 08:00 - Fri, 06/19/2020 - 23:59
Mon, 06/22/2020 - 08:00 - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 23:59
Wed, 07/08/2020 - 10:00 - 11:30
Mon, 07/20/2020 - 08:00 - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 23:59
Mon, 07/20/2020 - 13:00 - 14:00
Fri, 08/14/2020 - 10:00 - 11:00