Listed below are many of the most useful and accessed resource sites regarding learning communities. If you know of others that you'd like to see us add to this page, please forward them to Charles Pastors at firstname.lastname@example.org at EDGE, Inc.--consultants to higher education, also at www.giveyourselftheedge.com.
Recent LC activities of CILC Member Institutions and Others
As part of CILC's effort to share information about LC activities of Member Institutions and others, below are links to recent and current LC activities at various institutions. Additional information--such as LC course content--can probably be obtained by contacting those listed as directly involved.
College of Du Page: www.cod.edu/Academic/Learning_Communities/ Provides an overview of their LC program and course offerings.
Loyola University, Chicago: www.LUC.edu A site search for "Learning Communities" provides a variety of information about their LC efforts.
McHenry College: www.mchenry.edu/learningcommunities/index.asp Provides extensive information on their efforts and current LC courses.
Northern Illinois University: www.NIU.edu A site search for "Learning Communities" provides a variety of information about their LC efforts.
Prairie State College: www.prairiestate.edu A site search for "Learning Communities" provides a "Student Home Page" and a "Spring 2012 Poster" overviewing their program and current LC courses.
Triton College: http://www.triton.edu/learningcommunities/. This site provides an overview of Triton's LC program, as well as a listing of available courses, along with resources for both students and faculty.
Wilbur Wright College: http://wright.ccc.edu/LearningCommunities Brings you up to date on their LC efforts.
This is the premire site for resources on learning communities research and pedagogy. Follow the many links to specific web pages, monographs, and other documents contained therein.
Scholarship on Various LC Issues
This paper makes the argument that the current issues facing college students today may be best addressed through the systematic assessment of the interconnections between student engaged learning, student mental health and well-being, and civic development.
Tinto examines the benefits of using LCs to increase the success and persistance of developmental students.
Additional Useful Web Resources Include:
www.evergreen.edu/washcenter/home.asp. Washington Center General info, recent offerings and links to other sources.
www.harpercollege.edu Site search for"learning communities" Harper College General info and recent offerings.
www.lc.iastate.edu/ Iowa State General info and recent offerings.
www.cerritos.edu/lcp/ Cerritos College General info and recent offerings.
www.umich.edu/ Site search for "learning communities" University of Michigan Various links to additional info.
http://lc.syr.edu/ Syracuse University Mostly residential LCs.
www.delta.edu/learningcommunities.aspx Delta College General info and recent offerings.
www.moorparkcollege.edu/ Site search for "learning communities" Moorpark College General info and recent offerings.
www.wagner.edu/ Wagner College Go to "academics" and then "Experiential Learning" for theit 1st yr, intermediate and senior LC programs.
www.cgc.maricopa.edu/ Site search for "learning communities" Chandler-Gilbert CC General info and recent offerings.
www.collin.edu/ Site search for "learning communities" Collin County CC An overview of their program.
www.MCCKC.edu/ Site search for "learning communities" Kansas City Metropolitan A listing and description of recent LC courses.
www.sonoma.edu/ Sonoma State The Hutchins School Gen Ed Lower Division Program contains four interdisciplinary seminars of 12 units each,
taught by individual instructors on a Credit/No Credit basis.
www.temple.edu/ Temple University Course listings on the General Education site map suggest numerous LCs. Individual course descriptions
http://reslife.missouri.edu/lc/ University of Missouri A brief paragraph regarding FIGs and residential LCs with links to more specifics.
www.augsburg.edu/reslife/ Augsburg College Some info on their first year residence hall.
www.learning.wisc.edu/communities University of Wisconsin at Madison General info and recent offerings. [They have been doing LCs,
especially residential LCs, in a big way for several years.]