About This Journal

Learning Communities Research and Practice (LCRP) 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 seeks submissions from faculty, administrators, student services professionals, researchers, and students involved in learning community work as defined by the Leaning Communities Association.

LCRP is an open-access, online journal. It does not charge readers or institutions for access. Readers may freely download, copy, distribute, print, or link to the full text of any article. (Excerpts and quotes should be credited to the authors and this journal.)

All articles and reviews submitted for publication are peer-reviewed by at least two reviewers. Authors retain copyright of their material under a Creative Commons Non-Commercial Attribution 3.0 License.

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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