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 the diversity of the student body within a university can help faculty mentors identify gaps in terms of which students are participating in undergraduate research.
  • Developing mentoring networks within research teams and fostering a learning culture around undergraduate research can extend access to undergraduate research experiences.
  • Adapting the mentoring approach to student learning goals can strengthen students’ success.

Watch for more videos in this series on Mentoring Undergraduate Research and for research updates from the research seminar as participants continue to investigate key characteristics of mentoring, mentoring models, mentoring and student development, and building capacity for mentoring across faculty career stages.

How to cite this post:

Scaling Undergraduate Research Access and Success. 2015, March 24. [Blog Post]. Retrieved from https://www.centerforengagedlearning.org/ur-access-success/