This initiative is not active and this page is maintained for historical purposes only.


Since the mid-1990's, the Center has promoted and supported projects that involve groups of faculty and students working together on specific teaching and learning issues or research questions, with generous support from the Bush and William & Flora Hewlett foundations.

The Communities Initiative supported two types of communities:

Ideally, a community comprises at least two faculty members and at least two students.

We invite you to learn about past projects in this initiative:

Completed Community Projects

This listing of 40 completed community projects sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching is intended to be exhaustive.

Teaching Communities

Research Communities

Technology Communities