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Document Number: 8753

Learning Communities for Students in Developmental Reading: An Impact Study at Hillsborough Community College--Executive Summary - This report presents results from a rigorous random assignment study of a basic learning community program in Florida of six participating community colleges focusing on effectiveness of the program in helping students in need of developmental education. Findings show: The most salient feature was co-enrollment of students into linked courses, creating student cohorts; overall the learning communities program did not have a meaningful impact of student success. (Michael Weiss, Mary Visher and Heather Wathington, National Center for Postsecondary Research, June 2010)...

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