This history of writing centers, and their precursor the "writing lab," teases apart the differences between writing centers identified with methods to empower critical thinking and writing centers identified as a site for discursive regulation. Boquet asks compelling questions about the future of writing centers and the need for further critically intellectual investigation into the relationship between writing center work and the teaching of writing and vice versa.
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Boquet, Elizabeth, ""Our Little Secret": A History of Writing Centers, Pre- To Post-Open Admissions" (1999). English Faculty Publications. 2.
Boquet, Elizabeth. "'Our Little Secret': A History of Writing Centers, Pre- To Post-Open Admissions." College Composition and Communication 50.3 (Feb 1999): 463-482.