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Learning Abstracts features the community college field's focus on learning, including but not limited to (1) programs and services that create substantive change in individual learners; (2) profiles of activities that engage learners as full partners in the learning process and help students toward achievement of their educational goals; (3) innovative effective or promising practices in teaching and learning; (4) strategies to involve all college employees in supporting student learning, retention, and completion; (6) innovative uses of physical and virtual spaces to create effective, supportive learning environments; and (7) programs to document learning outcomes.

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Guidelines for Prospective Authors

Primary Audience: community college faculty, staff, and administrators

Length: 1,500-2,000 words

Style: American Psychological Association (APA) using the latest Publication Manual

Review: past Learning Abstracts above and in iStream


  • Provide a brief introduction that places the subject in context and forecasts the central idea.

  • Provide major sections with meaningful section titles.

  • Finish strongly.

  • Embed 2-3 digital photographs in your manuscript (optional).

Submit as a Word document: Submit your manuscript via the online submission process at www.league.org/publication/forms/pos.

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