Learning Communities in Community Colleges


Julia Fogarty and Lynn Dunlap, with Edmund Dolan, Maria Hesse, Marybeth Mason, and Jacque Mott. National Learning Communities Project monograph series. 2003.

This publication includes an extended analysis of how learning communities meet the multiple purposes and pressures of community colleges, and brief profiles of eighteen programs that fit various college goals (e.g., general education, basic skills, and community partnerships). Tips on getting started, a selective list of print resources, and names and email addresses offer additional information specifically for learning communities in community colleges.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Learning Communities and Community Colleges (PDF)

Chapter 2: Learning Communities in Practice (PDF)

Chapter 3: Tips on Getting Started with Learning Communities (PDF)

Chapter 4: Additional Resources (PDF)

Chapter 5: Contributors (PDF)