Presentation on theme: "Findings from an evaluation of an undergraduate research scheme Jane McNeil & Helen Puntha Nottingham Trent University."— Presentation transcript:
Findings from an evaluation of an undergraduate research scheme Jane McNeil & Helen Puntha Nottingham Trent University
Context Scholarship Projects for Undergraduate Researchers
Framework Strategy. HEFCE Funding for teaching enhanced by research. Working Party for Research-Teaching. Learning and Teaching Enhancement Strategy. Research-Teaching Initiatives. Audit. Student research. SPUR. Research mentor scheme. PG Dip Research-informed teaching.
Research-oriented teaching Learning how to do research Research-led teaching Learning about others research Research-based teaching Curriculum is largely designed around inquiry-based activities Research-informed teaching Teaching draws on systematic inquiry into learning & teaching Griffiths 2004
Evaluation Can undergraduate research schemes contribute to mindfulness of the research-teaching nexus?
Methods and participation Survey at end of projects. 16 student respondents (of 17). 16 staff respondents (all projects represented). Group discussions, e.g. RIT roundtable. Other data (interest, outputs).