One hundred and thirty colleges were surveyed regarding student perceptions of their learning environments. As a result, special populations felt they experienced prejudice and discrimination, both inside and outside of the classroom. However, a strong student-faculty relationship seems to mitigate this, especially with the development of learning communities.
The faculty learning community as the most successful initiative in faculty development is explored.
Working together in partnerships in order to provide successful education to all students.
A three-year study of service learning and the relevance of faculty attitudes toward faculty innovations were explored. The issues of providing space, taking ownership, and assisting faculty in professional development was discussed.
A research faculty learning community explores how to help improve new faculty scholarly productivity.
A faculty learning community worked together to employ the skills, knowledge and competencies to implement a UDL (Universal Design for Learning) to better meet the needs of a diverse student population.
Fourteen faculty were interviewed and discussed the benefits of being in a faculty learning community. This included more empathy and awareness for the students. As a result, more genuine relationships with students were forged.
The question posed by the author is to explore whether or not consequences exist for student graduation as a result of hiring an increased amount of adjunct faculty.
The importance of creating faculty learning communities is emphasized. They focus on how learning communities of inquiry and practice includes conversations of how new knowledge is generalized while examining existing knowledge in a social practice context.
Learn how to make a distinction in the classroom between volunteerism and service learning by tying the service to course objectives.
How working with librarians can expand student learning and learning communities. The role of the librarian in student learning is discussed through a social lens.
The authors explore service learning and faculty attitudes about the educational value of having students perform service to the community. They also share their findings on learning outcomes and student learning.
How student learning may be improved through the use of a learning community.
Schnee, E. (2014). "A Foundation for Something Bigger": Community College Students' Experience of Remediation in the Context of a Learning Community. Community College Review, 42(3), 242-261. doi:10.1177/0091552114527604
First-semester learning community for English students in remediation with other courses, such as psychology, and studied the perceptions of students.
A primer for faculty in the development of faculty learning communities. Each chapter addresses an aspect of the learning community, through the experiences, reflections, research, and scholarship of the diverse authors.
Faculty and student collaboration was discussed in a program which included more than sixty faculty. This resulted in a focus group research about the faculty experience in developing learning communities.