Center for Engaged Learning & Teaching

Housed under the Dean of the College, the Center for Engaged Learning & Teaching (CELT) exists to deepen our faculty’s impact on pedagogy, both on campus, through programs that support curriculum redesign, and off campus, through the distribution of The Babson Collection’s cases and teaching materials to colleges and universities around the world.

CELT Works with Faculty in Three Specific Areas:

Teaching Innovation Fund

The Teaching Innovation Fund supports the development of cutting-edge cases and teaching materials that:

  • Reflect Entrepreneurial Leadership pedagogy.
  • Ensure Babson’s curriculum is current, global, and crosses disciplines.
  • Uncommonly engage students through experiential learning methods.

Babson Publishing

Babson Publishing manages the strategic development and distribution of The Babson Collection, an integral facet of the College’s strategy. Its mission is to:

  • Maintain high standards for developing and writing Babson-authored cases.
  • Encourage the development of cases and teaching materials that align with Babson’s curriculum and institutional objectives to continuously strengthen our reservoir.
  • Showcase Babson faculty’s unique talents and strengths.
  • Provide resources such as editorial review and education on copyright law and ethical practices.
  • Expand awareness and distribution of teaching materials published in The Babson Collection.

Faculty Development

Faculty Development includes providing small, focused, and concentrated programs to support the continuous improvement of excellence in teaching methods and materials developed by our faculty. Facilitating and sponsoring a small number of programs each academic year that go “deep with less,” we invest in high-potential faculty and cutting-edge teaching initiatives.

Mission Statement

CELT coordinates and provides training, resources, and support to create meaningful learning for our students. Our work focuses on:

  • How to deepen teaching skills at any stage of faculty expertise
  • How to design and create innovative and effective learning materials and experiences for our students
  • How to display our teaching expertise to benefit Babson’s reputation
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