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.


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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students working Engaging Students by Integrating Career Development into Your Course
October 2, 2023

Guest Author: Paul Barron, LSA Opportunity Hub

We’re heading towards that point in the semester where students’ engagement may

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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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Instructor and students Reframing Rigor to Promote Equity in Teaching and Learning
February 24, 2023

In scientific research, rigor refers to the level of care and precision used in the design, execution, and interpretation of

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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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