This study examines the relationships between participating in learning communities and student engagement in a range of educationally purposeful activities of first-year and senior students from 365 4-year institutions. The findings indicate that participating in a learning community is positively linked to engagement as well as student self-reported outcomes and overall satisfaction with college.
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Zhao, C., Kuh, G.D. Adding Value: Learning Communities and Student Engagement. Research in Higher Education 45, 115–138 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1023/B:RIHE.0000015692.88534.de
- learning communities
- college students
- student development
- student engagement
- effective educational practices
- integrative learning