Learning Communities Research and Practice (LCRP) is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for higher education faculty, staff, researchers, administrators, and students to share current research, effective practices, critical reflections, and resources related to student learning communities in higher education. The purpose of LCRP is to promote practices and knowledge that strengthen the learning communities field.
LCRP is published twice a year in May and November. Submission deadlines are January 15 and July 15.
LCRP (ISSN 2375-804X) is hosted by The Evergreen State College’s Washington Center, the National Resource Center for Learning Communities.
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Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1 (2016)
Long Term Benefits for Women in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Living-Learning Community
Jennifer L. Maltby, Christopher Brooks, Marjorie Horton, and Helen Morgan
Why STEM Learning Communities Work: The Development of Psychosocial Learning Factors Through Social Interaction
Stephanie Sedberry Carrino and William J. Gerace
Beyond the Traditional Retention Data: A Qualitative Study of the Social Benefits of Living Learning Communities
Jill Arensdorf and Janett Naylor-Tincknell
What’s the VALUE of Information Literacy? Comparing Learning Community and Non-Learning Community Student Learning Outcomes
Marcia E. Rapchak, Allison B. Brungard, and Theodore W. Bergfelt
Practices from the Field
A Workbook for Designing, Building, and Sustaining Learning Communities
Janine Graziano, Marissa R. Schlesinger, Gabrielle Kahn, and Rachel Singer
Developing a comprehensive learning community program: Implementing a learning community curriculum
Jamie L. Workman and Lyn Redington