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What are Learning Communities?

A Learning Community is a nurturing, supportive educational environment that is the outcome of organizing courses and related educational activities in such a way that:

Learning Communities are curricular redesigns that link or cluster classes during a given term around a central, often interdisciplinary, theme or question and enroll a common cohort of students. This represents an intentional restructuring of students' time, credit and learning experiences to foster more explicit intellectual connections between students, between students and their faculty, and between disciplines.

The fundamental characteristics of learning communities are that:

Learning Communities help students:

At Daytona State, we have two types of learning communities:

Linked Classes and QUANTA

For more information about all Daytona State College Learning Communities, please contact the Chair, Maggie Karda, (386) 506-4219,

Last Updated: 8/27/13