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What is a Learning Community?
Learning Communities offer an alternative to the traditional individual course approach. They link students, curricula, and faculty from multiple courses into a single "community of learners" for the purposes of providing a broader perspective on a unifying theme and providing a meaningful context for academic learning strategies. By using a theme and incorporating student-centered approaches, such as active, collaborative, and reflective learning strategies, both instructors and students experience a more coherent and enriched teaching and learning environment.
A Learning Community is a cluster of classes where students and faculty simultaneously address the needs for
What does it offer you?
Here's what Cuesta students say about Learning Communities...
Learn what the National Learning Communities Project had to say about our Learning Communities.
For more information call:
Berta Parrish, Academic Support Coordinator,
Kat Blum, Counselor