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Resources

Events

5th Annual Best Practices Symposium—Sharing the Wealth: Building on What Works
April 4, 2014—Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL
Sponsored by the Consortium for Illinois Learning Communities (CILC)

27th Annual Curriculum Planning Retreat
April 17-18, 2014—Dumas Bay Centre, Federal Way, WA
Co-sponsored by the Washington Learning Communities Consortium and Washington Center at The Evergreen State College.
Preliminary Agenda

2014 National Learning Communities Conference
Call for Proposals - Deadline April 21, 2014
Conference to be held: November 6 - 8, 2014
Bay City, MI - Hosted by Delta College

Texas Learning Community Coordinators' Meeting
April 25, 2014—Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX
RSVP by April 4, 2014.
Courtyard Dallas Mesquite (Hotel - group rate reservation site)

7th Annual Curriculum Development Retreat—Building Robust Partnerships between Academic and Student Affairs
April 25-26, 2014—Kellogg West Conference Center & Hotel at Cal Poly, Pomona, CA
Sponsored by the California Learning Communities Consortium.

National Summer Institute on Learning Communities 2014
July 14-18, 2014—The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

National Resources

Summer Institute
The National Summer Institute on Learning Communities provides focused time for campus teams to develop action plans for launching, strengthening, or retooling learning community programs.

Learning Communities Research and Practice
This peer-reviewed e-journal includes articles, book reviews, and field notes on all aspects of learning community theory and practice.

National Learning Communities Conference
The National Learning Communities Conference (NLCC) is sponsored by a consortium of 6 institutions. They are: Delta College, Harper College, Metropolitan Community College Kansas City, Missouri, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Kennesaw State University, & Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Each of the institutions hosts the NLCC on a rotating basis.

Regional Networks
These networks and consortiums offer opportunities to connect with peers at nearby institutions as well as cost-effective professional development opportunities at regional retreats.

Integrative Learning Library
This library of resources about integrative learning as well as integrative assignments from faculty teams at two- and four-year institutions across the country provides a wealth of ideas.

LEARNCOM Listserve
Send questions about learning community practice or startup to this community of over 700 learning communities practitioners from across the country.

Learning Communities Directory
Find learning community programs and contact people at institutions throughout the United States.