Project Materials

The following resources were developed through the CLDE Project. All are designed to help strengthen civic learning and democratic engagement among two- and four-year colleges and universities and the nation’s civic capital.

Literature Review

Civic Learning and Democratic Engagements: A Review of the Literature on Civic Engagement in Post-Secondary Education,” by Ashley Finley, Ph.D., Senior Director of Assessment & Research, Association of American Colleges & Universities. May 2011

Civic Institutional Matrix

Civic Institutional Matrix: Assessing Assets and Gaps in a Civic-Minded Institution,” an expanded version of the Institutional Matrix found in the appendices of the report, A Crucible Moment: Civic Learning and Democracy’s Future.