Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center, Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center
Sandra Laursen, Codirector and Research Associate, Ethnography & Evaluation Research (E&ER), Center to Advance Research at Teaching in the Social Sciences (CARTSS), University of Colorado-Boulder
Many liberal arts colleges have a long tradition of undergraduate research (UR) in the sciences. But only recently has any empirical evidence been available about the role of undergraduate research in students' personal and professional growth. I will present findings from a large interview study with students and faculty who participated in undergraduate research. A few provocative findings from a comparison group who did not participate in UR reveal whether and how these benefits can be gained from other sources.
This description of a site outside SERC has not been vetted by SERC staff and may be incomplete or incorrect. If you
have information we can use to flesh out or correct this record let us know.
CMS authors: link to this resource in your page using [resource $master_id]