Event Title

The Role of Teamwork and Peer Mentoring in Undergraduate Research: An Archaeological Case Study

Presentation Type

Poster Session

Location

Student Union, Key West 218 CD

Start Date

26-9-2008 5:15 PM

End Date

26-9-2008 6:30 PM

Description/Abstract

Archaeological projects can be an excellent way to involve undergraduate students in research. Rather than working in isolation, students work together in teams, learning and sharing knowledge. Knowing how to work in a team is crucial for the workplace and research. Additionaly, it allows for an open environment in which individuals can exchange thoughts, beliefs, and knowledge without apprehesion. Together, teamwork and peer mentoring enhances student engagement as well as affords them opportunities for research development.

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Sep 26th, 5:15 PM Sep 26th, 6:30 PM

The Role of Teamwork and Peer Mentoring in Undergraduate Research: An Archaeological Case Study

Student Union, Key West 218 CD

Archaeological projects can be an excellent way to involve undergraduate students in research. Rather than working in isolation, students work together in teams, learning and sharing knowledge. Knowing how to work in a team is crucial for the workplace and research. Additionaly, it allows for an open environment in which individuals can exchange thoughts, beliefs, and knowledge without apprehesion. Together, teamwork and peer mentoring enhances student engagement as well as affords them opportunities for research development.