The Writing Centers Research Project (WCRP) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock conducts and supports research on writing center theory and practice and maintains a research repository of historical, empirical, and scholarly materials related to writing center studies.
The WCRP at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock maintains an archive of spoken memories and written records to preserve writing center history and facilitate scholars’ research.
Rare Books and Dissertations Wish List
The current contents of the WCRP Archive can be found on this Google Sheet.
The WCRP collects and archives oral interviews with historically significant writing center professionals, including those instrumental in founding early centers, in developing the National Writing Centers Association, and those who participated in other important ways in the development of writing centers. The interviews are housed at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock archives in both audio-taped and transcribed versions and are available for scholarly research.
Conducting Oral Histories
Oral History Questions
Oral History Record and Document Checklist
The WCRP Survey is conducted by Harry Denny at The Purdue Writing Lab. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. This biannual survey is designed to gather data about as many writing centers as possible, using consistent definitions for many commonly used writing center terms. The items on the survey reflect information frequently requested by writing center personnel as they seek benchmarks for their reports and for planning.
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2801 South University Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72204