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ERIC Number: EJ797233
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 28
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 42
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0021-3667
Reconsidering Learning Communities: Expanding the Discourse by Challenging the Discourse
Talburt, Susan; Boyles, Deron
Journal of General Education, v54 n3 p209-236 2005
This article draws on historical and philosophical lenses and interviews with students to question some fundamental tenets underlying the practice of freshman learning communities (FLCs): that they develop community and improve students' learning experiences. The article brings to the discourse of FLCs some critical questions regarding their value and practice. (Contains 9 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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