Lovgren, Smith Published in Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education

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Dr. Robin Lovgren, assistant professor of mathematics and Dr. Kara Smith, assistant professor of economics, co-authored an article entitled “Empirical evidence of deep learning in learning communities”. The article was recently published in the Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education.

According to the article’s abstract, “The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether learning communities (LCs), defined as a cohort of students jointly enrolled in two distinct courses, increase ‘deep learning’ in either or both courses. This study focuses on the impact of learning communities in quantitative courses.”