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Students' Tips for Future Undergraduate Researchers

by Jessie L. Moore A growing number of publications offer tips for faculty, undergraduate research programs, and institutions about how to support undergraduate research (UR). The Council on Undergraduate Research’s (CUR) Characteristics of Excellence in Undergraduate Research, for example, identifies core features…

Ellie Stapleton

Mentor-Mentee Relationships in Undergraduate Research

by Jessie L. Moore Faculty mentors play a significant role in making undergraduate research (UR) a high-impact educational practice. Kuh and O’Donnell (2013) contend that the deepest engagement in UR occurs when students participate in all aspects of the research process…

Brad Wuetherick

Scaling Undergraduate Research Access and Success

What can faculty mentors and institutions do to scale access to and student success in undergraduate research? We asked participants in the Center’s research seminar on Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research to share strategies for extending access and success. The scholars emphasize that: Acknowledging…

Laura Behling

Institutional Practices to Foster Undergraduate Research Mentoring

What can institutions do to help faculty become good mentors of undergraduate research? We asked participants in the Center’s research seminar on Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research to share institutional practices that foster mentoring of undergraduate research. As the scholars discuss, institutions can…

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Diverse Contexts of Mentoring

by Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler In the recent AAC&U symposium entitled, America’s Global Future:  Are College Students Prepared?, presenters and participants grappled with such difficult questions as “What do our students need from their college studies to contribute and thrive in a 21st-century…

Laura Behling

Year in Review: Videos – Part 5

This month we’re taking a look back at some of the Center for Engaged Learning’s most watched videos in 2014 and pairing them with some you might have missed. Videos in our Introduction to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning…

Joan Middendorf

Year in Review: Videos – Part 4

This month we’re taking a look back at some of the Center for Engaged Learning’s most watched videos in 2014 and pairing them with some you might have missed. 526 people watched Decoding the Disciplines and Threshold Concepts in 2014….