Learning Communities Law and Legal Definition

Learning Communities are clusters of classes and services that are linked in order to share subject matter and assignments. In learning community, students and faculty work closely so that students receive more in-class support. Learning communities also include counseling specifically geared to the needs of the students. Additionally, learning communities include tutoring by a specialist who co-ordinates efforts with the course instructors.

Learning Communities help students:

(1)to learn more and earn better grades;

(2)to coordinate homework between classes;

(3)to make friends through small group interaction;

(4)to enjoy closer interaction with faculty;

(5)to earn credit in two courses with common assignments;

(6)to get extra help that is really geared to your needs;

(7)to develop critical thinking skills; and

(8)to succeed in college.