Learning Communities

 
 
 

Types of Learning Communities

  • Paired courses: In this type of learning community, students enroll in two or more courses purposely linked together. Instructors work together outside of class to provide a collaborative environment within the classroom and overlap course material where appropriate.

  • Clusters: In this type of learning community, students enroll in three or more discrete courses linked by common themes, historical periods, issues, and problems.

  • Developmental Learning Communities: In this type of learning community, students enroll in two courses, one of which must be developmental. The second course in the pair may be either general education or developmental.

  • Honors Learning Communities: In this type of learning community, students enroll in two Honors courses purposely linked together. Instructors work together outside of class to provide a collaborative environment within the classroom and overlap course material where appropriate.

  • English as a Second Language Learning Communities:  In this type of learning community, students enroll in two or more courses, one being an ESOL course. Instructors work together outside of class to provide a collaborative environment within the classroom and overlap material where appropriate.

 
 
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