A Snapshot of Employers’ Expectations of Graduates’ Skills and Abilities in Technical Communications

by Paula Rosinski  In a previous blog post, Julia Bleakney discussed some of the methods and documents that researchers have used to “capture employers’ expectations for the communication skills and abilities of college graduates in technical and engineering fields.” In …


Collaborative Projects and Assignments

by David Buck The high-impact educational practice (HIP) that I’m studying and writing about for the next two years is “collaborative projects and assignments.” Part of the reason that I selected this topic was because it was one of the …



As universities were transitioning to distance learning, many of us had to consider how to continue to support our undergraduate research mentees.

Lessons Learned from Mentoring Undergraduate Research this Summer

Salient Practices of Undergraduate Research Mentoring by Eric E. Hall, Elizabeth Bailey, Simon Higgins, Takudzwa Madzima, Svetlana Nepocatych, Matthew W. Wittstein, and Caroline J. Ketcham This past March, as universities were transitioning to distance learning, in addition to figuring out …