Building Research Programs at Predominately Undergraduate Institutions
BRP Online Course

Presentation Date: Fri, 30 September, 2016

Overall Series Description and Learning Goals:

Starting a successful research program at a predominantly undergraduate institution pose unique challenges for a beginning faculty member. In this course, participants will learn how to establish and manage a research program with undergraduates. Participants will assess their needs and prepare plans for starting and/or advancing their research programs at their respective campuses. A range of topics will be covered, including, but not limited to:

  • • Student selection for undergraduate research programs;
  • • Time management to balance research and teaching responsibilities;
  • • Development of feasible undergraduate research projects;
  • • Grantsmanship to gain external and institutional research support.


Moderator: Dr. Mary Crowe, Florida Southern College

1- Setting Up and Managing a Research Program with Undergraduates
Sept 30, 2016 2:00 PM ET

2- Designing Undergraduate Research Projects
Oct 14, 2016 2:00 PM ET

3-Establishing (and Growing) your Undergraduate Research Program
Oct 28, 2016 2:00 PM ET

Registration for this course is for all three sessions. Registration for individual sessions is not available. Participants may register at any point throughout the course and will have access to past session recordings.M/em>

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