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Animal Industry Report

Extension Number

ASL R3279

Topic

Teaching

Summary and Implications

Learning communities at Iowa State University (ISU) are designed to help new students become accustomed to campus, get to know their peers, and develop an immediate support group within their major. The Animal and Dairy Science Learning Community consists of small groups of students that share the same adviser, interests, and background. These students take one to three classes together and form study teams. Groups are led by a peer mentor who is familiar with the department, curriculum, and university resources. Peer mentors must have sophomore status and be in good academic standing. The peer groups meet in coordination with the Animal Science 110 course (ANS 110 - Orientation in Animal Science).

Copyright Holder

Iowa State University

Language

en

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