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Undergraduate Research Experiences for Undergraduate STEM students

    

Undergraduate Research Experiences for STEM Students:

Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities (2017)

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Description

Undergraduate research has a rich history, and many practicing researchers point to undergraduate research experiences (UREs) as crucial to their own career success. There are many ongoing efforts to improve undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education that focus on increasing the active engagement of students and decreasing traditional lecture-based teaching, and UREs have been proposed as a solution to these efforts and may be a key strategy for broadening participation in STEM. In light of the proposals questions have been asked about what is known about student participation in UREs, best practices in UREs design, and evidence of beneficial outcomes from UREs.

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Suggested Citation

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Undergraduate Research Experiences for STEM Students: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/24622.

Publication Info

278 pages | 6 x 9 
ISBNs: 
  • Paperback: 978-0-309-45280-9
  • Ebook: 978-0-309-45283-0
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/24622 

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Biology Methods and Protocols from Oxford Academic

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