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.


#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 Read more

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.

The five winning Read more
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 Read more

After Election 2020: Moving from Reaction to Action
October 29, 2020

This is the third of a three-part series by CRLT and the Ginsberg Center outlining strategies and resources that instructors can use to plan, frame, and facilitate conversations about the 2020 Read more

Blurred photo of student walking campus An Invitation to the 2021 Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan series: Widening the Lens: Equity Focused Teaching
April 6, 2021

Click HERE to register for the 2021 Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan series.

In light of the disruptions that have characterized the year, including a global pandemic, civil and political Read more

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