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Below is a full list of all of book chapters, articles, and other published resources written about the Texas A&M- Corpus Christi First-Year Learning Communities Program. This list includes resources written by faculty members within the program as well as by other researchers who studied this learning communities model.
Blalock, G., Harper, S. S., & Piker, A. (2004). Welcoming the first class of first-year students with an integrated experience. In J. M. Henscheid (Ed.), Integrating the first-year experience : the role of first-year seminars in learning communities. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.
Hartlaub, M. G., & Jozwiak, J. (2010). Strengthening the Lynchpins: The Professionalization of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s First-Year Seminar Leaders. Journal of Learning Community Research, 5(1), 25–38.
Hawkinson, C. (2019). First-Year Seminar/Learning Community Discoveries and Dreams: An Appreciative Inquiry (Doctoral dissertation).
Huerta, J., & Bray, J. (2013). How Do Learning Communities Affect First-Year Latino Students? Learning Communities Research and Practice, 1(1). Retrieved from http://washingtoncenter.evergreen.edu/lcrpjournal/vol1/iss1/5
Huerta, J. C. (2004). Do Learning Communities Make a Difference? PS: Political Science and Politics, 37(2), 291–296. https://doi.org/10.2307/4488821
Huerta, J. C. (2007). Getting Active in the Large Lecture. Journal of Political Science Education, 3(3), 237–249. https://doi.org/10.1080/15512160701558224
Huerta, J. C. (2008). New Directions for Learning Community Assessment and Research. Metropolitan Universities, 19(2), 76–82.
Huerta, J. C., & Hansen, M. J. (2013). Learning Community Assessment 101 -Best Practices. Learning Communities Research and Practice, 1(1), Article 15.
Huerta, J. C., & Jozwiak, J. (2008). Developing Civic Engagement in General Education Political Science. Journal of Political Science Education, 4(1), 42–60. https://doi.org/10.1080/15512160701816101
Huntington, S. (2015). Writing the Narrative of Learning Communities: A Collective Project. Learning Communities Research and Practice, 3(1), 1.
Jozwiak, J., Murphy, S. W., & Wahl, S. (2008). Texas A&M University -Corpus Christi. In W. G. Troxel & M. Cutright (Eds.), Exploring the Evidence: Initiatives in the First College Year(pp. 15–20). Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for the First-Year Experienceand Students in Transition.
Kutil, B. L., & Sperry, R. A. (2013). The Science of First-Year Learning Communities. In M. Soven, D. Lehr, S. Naynaha, & W. Olson (Eds.), Linked Courses for General Education and Integrative Learning: A Guide for Faculty and Administrators (n.p.) Sterling, Va.: Stylus.
Lardner, E. (2014). What Campuses Assess When They Assess Their Learning Community Programs: Selected Findings from a National Survey of Learning Community Programs. Learning Communities Research and Practice, 2(2). Retrieved from http://washingtoncenter.evergreen.edu/lcrpjournal/vol2/iss2/2
Lardner, E., Malnarich, G., Huerta, J. C., Murphy, S. W., Kochhar-Lindgren, G., & Murphy, S. (2009). Nothing More Simple, Nothing More Complex: Outcomes Assessment at Branch Campuses. In S. Schuman (Ed.), Leading America’s Branch Campuses(pp. 141–156). R&L Education.
MacGregor, J. (2000). Restructuring Large Classes to Create Communities of Learners. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2000(81), 47–61.
Murphy, S. W. (2010). Apprenticing Civic and Political Engagement in the First Year Writing Program. In S. K. Rose & I. Weiser (Eds.), Going Public: What Writing Programs Learn from Engagement (pp. 110–121). Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press.
Murphy, S. W., Hartlaub, M.G. (2017). Enhancing Alliances and Joining Initiatives to Help Students: The Story of How We Created Developmental Learning Communities at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. In T. Ruecker, D. Shepherd, H. Estrem, and B. Brunk-Chavez (ed.), Retention, Persistence, and Writing Programs (1st ed., pp. 219-236). Logan, UT: Utah State University Press.
Otto, S., Evins, M. A., Boyer-Pennington, M., & Brinthaupt, T. M. (2015). Learning Communities in Higher Education: Best Practices. Journal of Student Success and Retention, 2(1), 1–20.
Ramirez, G. E. (2002). Learning Communities in Action: A Case Study of the Programmatic Experiences of Faculty and Students in the First Year Program at Texas A&M University -Corpus Christi. Texas A&M University -Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX.
Siegel, M. J., & Cutright, M. (2005). The First Year at Texas A&M University -Corpus Christi: Starting with a Clean Slate. In Achieving and Sustaining Institutional Excellence for the First Year of College(pp. 243–270). San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons.
Sperry, R. (2015). Predicting First-Year Student Success in Learning Communities: The Power of Pre-College Variables. Learning Communities Research and Practice, 3(1), Article 2.
Sperry, R. A. (2014). Prediction of Retention and Probation Status of First-Year College Students in Learning Communities Using Binary Logistic Regression Models. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Tex. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1969.6/567
Sperry, R. A., Garcia, A. M., Hawkinson, C. L., Evans, M. L. (2017). Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. In Tracy L. Skipper (Ed.), What Makes the First-Year Seminar High Impact? An Exploration of Effective Educational Practices (vol. Research Reports No. 7, pp. 101-104). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.
Sperry, R., & Hawkinson, C. (2019). Faculty development for FYS courses in learning communities. The Journal of Faculty Development, 33(2), 57-62.
Sterba-Boatwright, B. (2000). The Effects of Mandatory Freshman Learning Communities: A Statistical Report. Assessment Update, 12(2), 4–5.
Stuart, G. S. (2008). Making connections: The role of the social networks of first -year students enrolled in learning communities in predicting success in college(Ph.D.). University of California, Los Angeles, United States --California. Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/pqdtglobal/docview/304663698/abstract/578C76B80C4A4B63PQ/1
Thies, C. G. (2005). A Crash Course in Learning Communities for the Political Scientist. Journal of Political Science Education, 1(1), 129–141. https://doi.org/10.1080/15512160590907658