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Author Shapiro, Nancy Sherman.
Title Creating learning communities : a practical guide to winning support, organizing for change, and implementing programs / Nancy S. Shapiro, Jodi H. Levine.
Published San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, c1999.
Book Cover

 Floor3  LB2331 .S473 1999    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xviii, 220 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-207) and index.
Contents Introduction: Why learning communities? -- Types and models of learning communities -- Creating a campus culture for learning communities -- Developing the curricula -- Recasting faculty roles and rewards -- Building administrative partnerships -- Putting administrative structures in place -- Evaluating and assessing learning communities -- How learning communities affect students, faculty, and the institution -- Concluding advice and reflections on creating learning communities -- Appendix: Learning communities contacts.
Subject College teaching -- United States.
Group work in education -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.
Related Names Laufgraben, Jodi Levine, 1966-
ISBN 0787944629 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 41606231