There may be a more democratic way of learning than declaring a traditional college major. A growing body of research-based evidence shows that student learning communities (SLCs) can provide an effective path to increased academic achievement as well as student engagement and retention. Student learning communities are curricular programs designed by faculty and instructional design staff working together with […]
Patrick Blessinger is founder of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association and an Adjunct Associate Professor at St John’s University in New York. He is co-editor with John P. Anchan of Democratizing Higher Education: International Comparative Perspectives.