Developing cross disciplinary skills through an undergraduate research project
AbstractUndergraduate students can benefit from a research experience with a faculty mentor. Students perceived the research project and faculty mentorship as more beneficial than directed coursework. Mentoring is key to enhancing undergraduate research experiences, but the impact on time should be considered. Linkages between coursework and application should also be considered.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2012 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2012, Birmingham, Alabama with number 119556.
Date of creation: 05 Feb 2012
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student mentor; undergraduate research; Teaching/Communication/Extension/Profession; Q1;
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