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What We Do


The Center for Engaged Academic Learning:

  • Provides curricular, evaluation and logistical support for new and existing CBL courses and initiatives
  • Convenes communities of practice around engaged academic learning
  • Guides the development of interdisciplinary, applied learning, and other innovative pedagogies
  • Designs and facilitates workshops to optimize student work with communities
  • Creates opportunities for students to expand their skills, creativity and leadership  
  • Collaborates across campus to promote UM community-based learning
  • Maps the various pathways students can follow to build on their experiences to develop greater skills, creativity and leadership