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Resources for research on learning communities.
Assessing the Impact of Learning Communities: Research in Progress.
The article assesses the impact of learning communities. Learning communities have gained widespread acceptance as a way to engage students in college and university academic communities. Like any innovative academic support program, learning communities take various forms.
The growth and current state of learning communities in higher education.
Learning communities carry on a tradition of educational reform, resulting in improved student learning outcomes.
Peer Cohorts and the Unintended Consequences of Freshman Learning Communities.
First-year programs and freshman learning communities (FLCs) have become an institutionalized feature of the higher-education landscape. Although a vast amount of literature asserts the positive consequences of these programs, less attention has been devoted to the unintended, and occasionally negative, consequences of FLCs.
Investigating Types of Student Engagement Through Living-Learning Communities: The Perspective from Rollins College.
The article cites a study that investigates student engagement types in living-learning communities based on the perspectives from Rollins College, Florida. The assessment procedure was conducted by enrolling first year students in the Rollins College Conference (RCC) which provides an opportunity to students to engage in community building, continuing orientation and attending integration.
High-Impact Educational Practices' Influence on the Emerging Values Model: Group Work Impact
This research examines the impact of various high-impact educational practices integrated in different group elements (groups course, in-class group activities, and a learning community) on student perceived group work experience related to the Emerging Values model. The Emerging Values model found academic group work to be beneficial for students, specifically associated with peer value and group work values.