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What is Undergraduate Research

Scholarly Publishing and Research Methods Across Disciplines
Recruiting and training undergraduate students (for example, in the context of service learning opportunities) is one way in which institutions of higher education can cultivate and sustain community-engaged research among faculty.
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Community-Engaged Research: Opportunities, Challenges, and the Necessity of Institutional Support
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman (Texas Tech University, USA)
Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 21
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7730-0.ch010
Community-engaged research describes an approach towards research and a stance towards scholarship that arose in response to the criticism that institutions of higher education functioned only as ivory towers, disconnected from real-world problems. This chapter is intended to serve as an introduction to the concept of community-engaged research. Topics covered will include the definition of community-engaged research, the criteria for the evaluation of community-engaged research, inherent challenges associated with community-engaged research, and strategies that institutions of higher education can employ as a means of cultivating and sustaining community-engaged research among faculty.
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The Leadership Role of Scholarly Communications in the COVID-19 Crisis: A Case Study
At academic institutions, the research produced by the undergraduate students at the university.
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Go to the Source: Effective Archivist/Faculty Collaboration in Writing Instruction
investigation, experimentation, or analysis conducted by undergraduate students to produce a piece of original scholarship or creative work.
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Successful Transitions From College to Career (C2C)
Undergraduate research is typically initiated by a faculty mentor and provides a student with actively contested questions, empirical observation, cutting-edge technologies, and the sense of excitement that comes from working to answer important questions.
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