ERIC Number: EJ605165
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Learning Communities and Collaborative Teaching: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Increasing Student Success and Retention.
International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, v13 p22-26 Fall 1999
Describes implementation of concepts of collaborative learning, learning communities, and interdisciplinary learning to help students integrate into college life and improve retention at Portland Community College (Oregon). Also summarizes implementation of these concepts at six other institutions. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Community Colleges, Cooperative Learning, Educational Environment, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, School Holding Power, Student Development, Student School Relationship, Teacher Collaboration
International Council for Innovation in Higher Education, 335 Bay Street, Suite 1120, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5H 2R3.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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