Event Title

Get Involved: Experiential Learning as an Introduction to Undergraduate Research

Presentation Type

Interactive Presentation

Location

BHC 128

Start Date

27-9-2008 9:00 AM

End Date

27-9-2008 9:45 AM

Description/Abstract

This session presents an adaptable two-stage method of introducing first-year students to the ethos of academic research, motivated by students’ natural desire to understand topics of personal and local significance. Participants will work in groups to generate discipline-appropriate experiential learning assignments and leave the session with a blueprint for successful undergraduate research projects. “Get Involved” is relevant to participants from all disciplines, including student activities professionals.

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Sep 27th, 9:00 AM Sep 27th, 9:45 AM

Get Involved: Experiential Learning as an Introduction to Undergraduate Research

BHC 128

This session presents an adaptable two-stage method of introducing first-year students to the ethos of academic research, motivated by students’ natural desire to understand topics of personal and local significance. Participants will work in groups to generate discipline-appropriate experiential learning assignments and leave the session with a blueprint for successful undergraduate research projects. “Get Involved” is relevant to participants from all disciplines, including student activities professionals.