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).
Students reported motivations SM13 SM15 SM17 SM3 Research-led Research-oriented Research-informed Research-based SM11 SM10 SM12 SM16 SM2 SM4 SM5 SM6 SM7 SM8 SM9 SM14 SM = Students motivations to apply