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.


Wolverine Wellness eight stages of wellness “Help: My students are overwhelmed, and so am I!”
November 16, 2021

Guest Author: Joy Pehlke, Wolverine Wellness

A common theme we are hearing from instructors across campus is the level of stress they and their students are experiencing this term. To

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#BBUM tweets on students' marginalization: What instructors can do in class
November 20, 2013

You may have heard about the recent trending on Twitter of #BBUM, a series of tweets featuring brief student perspectives on "being black at Michigan." Some of the statements are about numbers

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2012 Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize Winners
August 20, 2012

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, CRLT, and the University Library

The winners were recognized at the 15th annual Enriching Scholarship event on May 7, 2012.

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Blurred photo of students walking on campus 2022 Equity-focused Teaching @ Michigan Series
March 28, 2022

It has been one year since CRLT has broadened its lens to center equity in our teaching and learning frameworks. Across workshops and programs, we’ve made decisions to emphasize teaching as a ‘

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Advancing the Culture of Teaching on Campus
August 20, 2012
How a Teaching Center Can Make a Difference

Written by the director and staff of the first, and one of the largest, teaching centers in American higher education – the University of Michigan’s

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Upcoming Events & Deadlines

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