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Definition of Learning Environment

Following Durham Tehcnical Community College's Vision for a Learning College, learning environment is defined as the physical, social, and psychological atmosphere in which the free exchange of ideas and the acquisition of knowledge, skill, and identified attributes take place.

The Learning Environment Team is focused on achieving the following goals

  • Produce an inventory of current institutional policies and practices aimed at improving student achievement of educational goals.
  • Identify policies and practices that inhibit student's chances of achieving educational goals.
  • Conduct research to determine policies and practices that might further enhance students' abilities to achieve educational goals.
  • Discuss internal and external communication strategies related to student achievement.
  • Make regular reports to the Core Team.
  • Participate in Strategy Development Activities.


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