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Hintz, Kathryn; Genareo, Vincent – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2017
This article describes the creation of a First Year Experience learning community in a teacher education program. The First Year Experience model was adopted by the university because of declining enrollment, retention, and graduation rates and has been generally successful in the education department. With little information available for teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Communities of Practice, College Freshmen, Student Experience
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Shively, Kathryn L. – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2017
This article features the creation of a makerspace in the elementary education (ELED) living and learning community (LLC) residence hall. This space was created based on the growing body of literature demonstrating the rise of makerspaces across learning environments as well as the need to expose pre-service teachers (PSTs) to early field…
Descriptors: Reflection, Elementary Education, Living Learning Centers, College Housing
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Whitcher-Skinner, Kendra; Dees, Sharon J.; Watkins, Paul – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2017
University housing has the capacity to offer more than comfortable living spaces, and campuses across the U.S., including our own, are exploring models of residential learning communities that provide both academic and social support students while cultivating a strong sense of community. In this article, we describe our campus foray into offering…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, College Housing, Sense of Community, Residential Patterns
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Ungemah, Lori – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2017
In this narrative piece, the author describes how a learning community was able to transfer their practices of care to support a colleague as he faced illness and death. The author chronicles how the learning community responded to support their team member, other members of the campus community, and the students. She reflects on this experience…
Descriptors: Death, Communities of Practice, Caring, Helping Relationship
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Huerta, Grace; Ocampo, Catalina – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2017
With the 1982 Supreme Court decision in the case of Plyler v. Doe, K-12 students, regardless of their immigration status, were able to access a free public school education without the threat of deportation. However, such clarity has not been the case for undocumented students pursuing higher education. As increasing numbers of undocumented…
Descriptors: Campuses, Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, Safety
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Huerta, Juan Carlos – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2017
Learning communities have reached the point in their growth that we now need a professional association to allow for more opportunities for participation in advancing learning communities. This is the story of the founding of the new Learning Communities Association.
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Professional Associations, Educational Opportunities, Teacher Participation
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Hessenauer, Sarah L.; Law, Kristi – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2017
The purpose of this article is to highlight mentoring as an important piece of leading a learning community. The authors will share a definition of mentoring which is applicable to the learning community experience. Characteristics of mentoring will be described, including types of mentoring and mentor-mentee relationships. The authors will apply…
Descriptors: Mentors, Communities of Practice, College Faculty, College Students
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Thomas, Jeffrey F.; Fatherly, Sarah – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2017
With institutions of many types embracing the rich possibilities offered by course-based learning communities, it is important for programs to consider how they might best prepare students for success in those courses. Key to this work is identifying the particular skills needed and creating opportunities to introduce students to those skills…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Skill Development, Teamwork, Metacognition
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Mickelson, Nate; Makris, Molly – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2017
Learning communities (LCs) provide an ideal context for civic learning because they foreground the integrative and interactive nature of learning and skills development. While the academic benefits of LCs have been well documented, their potential to promote civic learning and engagement has received less attention. Indeed, the potential of LCs to…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Citizenship Education, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Arensdorf, Jill; Naylor-Tincknell, Janett – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2016
Living Learning Communities (LLCs) have been shown to increase student retention rates and academic performance (Hotchkiss, Moore, & Pitts, 2006), as well as increase overall satisfaction with college (Baker & Pomerantz, 2000) and increase cognitive skills (Walker, 2003). These benefits have been demonstrated in a variety of institutions…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Qualitative Research, Focus Groups, Student Attitudes
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Carrino, Stephanie Sedberry; Gerace, William J. – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2016
STEM learning communities facilitate student academic success and persistence in science disciplines. This prompted us to explore the underlying factors that make learning communities successful. In this paper, we report findings from an illustrative case study of a 2-year STEM-based learning community designed to identify and describe these…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Communities of Practice, Interaction, Case Studies
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Maltby, Jennifer L.; Brooks, Christopher; Horton, Marjorie; Morgan, Helen – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2016
Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) degrees provide opportunities for economic mobility. Yet women, underrepresented minority (URM), and first-generation college students remain disproportionately underrepresented in STEM fields. This study examined the effectiveness of a living-learning community (LLC) for URM and first-generation…
Descriptors: Females, Sciences, STEM Education, Disproportionate Representation
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Coker, Jeffrey S.; Patch, Paula – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2016
One form of learning community involves students taking a shared academic course while living together. At Elon University between 2011 and 2015, in a partnership between academic and student life portions of the university, this form of learning community was scaled up to include more than half of first-year students in the fall semester. Each…
Descriptors: General Education, Faculty Development, Service Learning, Leadership
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Kahn, Gabrielle; Calienes, Christian M.; Thompson, Tara A. – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2016
This research builds upon Malnarich, Pettitt, and Mino's (2014) investigation of students' reflections on their learning community (LC) experiences. Adapting their Peer-to-Peer Reflection Protocol for use at Kingsborough Community College, CUNY, we present a framework for dynamic LC program assessment. To obtain feedback about theory-practice…
Descriptors: Reflection, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, English (Second Language)
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Stebleton, Michael J.; Jehangir, Rashne – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2016
This "Practices from the Field" article describes the rationale and operationalization of an interdisciplinary team-taught first-year inquiry seminar and learning community program at a large predominantly White research institution. The authors both serve as faculty members in the College of Education and Human Development and teach in…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Inquiry, First Year Seminars, Educational Practices
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