Gaining skills useful for lifelong learning

We have resources that can help you understand your personal learning style and match you with appropriate instructional techniques. Everyone learns differently, so recognizing and understanding your own learning style and developing strategies for accessing needed information from various reliable sources will provide you with a foundation for lifelong learning.

Stepping Stones Available for “Gaining skills useful for lifelong learning”

Once enrolled at Cape Cod Community College, you can access many services and programs (stepping stones) to increase your chances of success on this Pathway. These may include:

Academy for Lifelong Learning

The Academy for Lifelong Learning provides stimulating courses, companionship, and activities for retired members of the Cape Cod community.

Grossman Commons Building, Room 106, 774.330.4400

Civic Engagement

"Service Learning combines service objectives with learning objectives with the intent that the activity changes both the recipient and the provider of the service" (National Service-Learning Clearinghouse). Students have an opportunity to apply course theory and learning to meaningful and necessary service within the local community.

North Hall, Room 238, 774.330.4418

Learning Communities

Learning Communities consist of two paired courses in which the same students participate, allowing for six credits of course work in two disciplines. The two courses allow different approaches to similar material or different ways of looking at new material. Each semester several different learning communities are available.

Library/Learning Resources/Reference Librarians

The Wilkens Library is the only academic library on Cape Cod and provides a wide range of services, resources, and helpful personnel. All students participate in a library orientation in the course of their tenure at CCCC.

Non-Traditional by Gender Career Program

The college promotes career choices based on interests and abilities, free from gender stereotypes or limiting expectations.

MM Wilkens Hall, Room 233, 774.330.4374


Success indicators for “Gaining skills for lifelong learning”

You may measure your success on this pathway through the following:

  • Completing learning styles assessment.
  • Utilizing learning resource center staff to acquire skill in researching information.
  • Appreciating the value of education.
  • Participating in continuing education opportunities.