PART ONE: The Contemporary and Historical Context of Learning Communities.
1. Learning Communities and Undergraduate Education Reform.
2. Learning Community History: Education for What? Education for Whom?
PART TWO: Learning Community Structures and Practices.
3. Learning Community Curricular Structures.
4. Core Practices in Learning Communities.
PART THREE: Rich Arenas for Reform.
5. General Education, the First Year of College, and Learning Communities.
6. Success for All: Learning Communities in Basic Skills and English as a Second Language Settings.
PART FOUR: Initiating and Strengthening Learning Communities.
7. Information and Feedback: Using Assessment to Strengthen and Sustain Learning Communities.
8. Recruiting and Supporting Learning Community Teachers.
9. Initiating and Sustaining Learning Communities.
PART FIVE: Conclusion.
10. The Future of Learning Communities.