Learning Communities in Research Universities
John O'Connor, with James A. Anderson, Jodi Levine Laufgraben, Nancy S. Shapiro, Davic Schoem, Kaen Oates, and Barbara Leigh Smith. National Learning Communities Project monograph series. 2003.
This publication includes an extended introduction surveying the history, appeal, and current issues of learning communities in research universities. Five case studies of different learning community models and brief descriptions of programs at sixteen other universities provide practical, specific examples of implementation. Websites, a publications list, and names of contacts are additional resources for information about learning communities in research universities.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Introduction (PDF)
Section 2: Learning Communities in Depth (PDF)
James A. Anderson, Jodi Levine Laufgraben, Nancy S. Shapiro, David Schoem, and Karen Oates
Section 3: Learning Community Snapshots (PDF)
Barbara Leigh Smith