Tech Snack – Fostering Student Research

Faculty, join your colleagues and Instructional Technology staff at the Tech Snack on Fostering Student Research on Wednesday, October 1st from 3:30pm -4:30pm in the Faculty Resource Center (Premont Hall 110).  Please stop by and share how you are fostering student research in your courses. Learn how students can become reflective practitioners and contributors to their discipline by exploring best practices for fostering student research in your classroom and beyond.McNair 2014 Cohort

  • Dr. Molly Minus, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Director of McNair Scholars Program, and Sonia Briseno, Assistant Director of the McNair Scholarship Program will present about the McNair Summer Research Program and the role and training that research directors receive when working with scholars.
  • Dr. Sarah Henseler, Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, will share how her students use Qualtrics Questionnaires to conduct their independent research projects. These are mainly correlational studies. Both Dr. Henseler and Dr. Minus teach courses in Research Methods.
  • Dr. Richard Kopec, Professor of School of Natural Sciences, will share how he is facilitating undergraduate research in STEM.
  • Jason Rosenblum, Assistant Professor of School of Management and Business, will share how he taught an “all-digital Capstone” course,  incorporating digital strategies to help students manage the process to find research materials, store bookmarks and maintain a digital research file. All students were then required to turn in their digital research file at the end of the term.

How are you fostering student research? Share in the comments or please drop by the FRC (Premont 110) on Wednesday, Oct. 1st 3:30pm-4:30pm and enjoy some drinks and snacks. Sign-up today.