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.


Screenshot of lecture capture function Lecture capture: A meaningful resource for learning
October 5, 2021

Still in the midst of a pandemic, you may be wrestling with the question of whether or not to record your lectures. On the one hand,

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Instructor and students Teaching in Fall 2022: Balancing Flexibility and Accountability
August 22, 2022

Over the past two years, instructors across the university have learned a great deal about ways to build flexibility into their

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Equity-focused teaching at U-M May 13-17: Hot Topics in Equity-focused Teaching @ Michigan, May Series
March 28, 2024

Now in its eighth year, this annual series of workshops is open to all U-M instructors. Each workshop offers opportunities to engage

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Equity-focused teaching at U-M Equity-Focused Teaching at Michigan: Investigating our Practices
April 17, 2023

At CRLT we continue to develop our understanding of equity-focused teaching as an ongoing process of learning from doing, reflecting

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ChatGPT: Implications for Teaching and Student Learning
January 9, 2023

Recently, the artificial intelligence app ChatGPT has been making headlines in the higher education media and beyond. Some have taken

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Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Tue, 07/16/2024 - 10:00 - 12:00
CRLT Seminar Room (1013 Palmer Commons)