The Washington Center for Improving the Quality of Undergraduate Education, a public service center of The Evergreen State College, emphasizes collaborative, low-cost, highly effective approaches to educational reform. The National Learning Commons website includes a directory of college and university learning communities, articles and monographs about learning communities, and upcoming events across the country.
Learning Communities Research and Practice (LCRP), “an open-access, peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for higher education faculty, staff, researchers, administrators, and students to share current research, effective practices, critical reflections, and resources related to student learning communities in higher education.”
Resources from past retreats:
- TED Talk by Angela Duckworth, “The Key To Success? Grit” (Workshop on the growth mindset)
- TED Talk by Carol Dweck, “The Power Of Believing What You Can Improve” (Workshop on the growth mindset)
- Learning Communities 101: Developing and Implementing LCs (workshop slides)
- Ian Mackenzie of Dawson College has created a short Blog Post about the retreat
Bibliography for Integrated Learning, 2012 Retreat
Prepared by Oscar D. Sarmiento, Learning Communities Director, SUNY Potsdam
Bibliography of learning community research and development, 2011
from: Love, A. G. “The growth and current state of learning communities in higher education”. In Buch, K. & Barron, K. (Eds.) New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Discipline-Centered Learning Communities: Creating Connections among Students and Faculty within a Major. (in press), San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.