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Title: Training Undergraduates in the Broader Context of the Research Enterprise PDF
Url: http://search.asee.org/search/fetch?url=file%3A%2F%2Flocalhost%2FE%3A...
Creator: Cadwell, Katie
Crone, Wendy
Publisher: American Society for Engineering Education
Description: Undergraduate students participate in research through a variety of mechanisms, including on campus research assistant positions, summer research experience programs, independent study research credits, and even research-oriented degree requirements. Educators from several units on our campus have collaborated to develop undergraduate-level training materials associated with the context of research. Topics covered include the scientific method, ethics in research, documentation and treatment of research data, publication practices, presentation of results, the structure of the broader research community, the graduate school application process, effective presentations, and abstract writing. The learning objects (videos, readings, case studies, and discussion activities) we created have been used to introduce undergraduates to the conduct of science and engineering research. These resources have been tested in formal classroom and seminar venues, through an Introduction to Engineering Research course in our Engineering Physics bachelors degree program and a seminar series offered to undergraduate students engaged in research with the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special topics, A-Z -- Engineering education
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Higher education -- Research
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Materials of engineering and construction -- Materials science as a profession
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Trade and industrial
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: American Society for Engineering Education
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-03-16 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-06-19 22:17:15 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: National Center for Manufacturing Education
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