ENGL 885. Writing Center Theory and Administration. 3 Hours.

This course explores theories motivating writing center administration and practice. Students will investigate the multiple functions of writing centers, from writing labs associated with college composition instruction, to decentralized resources for writing faculty teaching writing across the disciplines, to elementary, secondary, and community support centers for writers, to online administrative perspective, design a research study and propose actions such as creating policy, developing curricula, designing materials, or conducting assessments. (Same as LAS 700.) Prerequisite: LAS 400, ENGL 400, or consent of instructor. LEC.