ERIC Number: ED477842
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Igniting Students: Do Large-Scale Undergraduate Research Projects Enthuse or Defuse?
Cartwright, Hugh M.
Describes the structure of the chemistry honors school at Oxford University that involves a yearlong research period. The research experiences provide students with first hand experience in the development of scientific understanding and experience with the scientific method. The paper examines whether such extended undergraduate research is valuable or counterproductive. (SOE)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Higher Education, International Studies, Program Evaluation, Research Projects, Science Education, Student Research
Web site: http://ptcl.chem.ox.ac.uk/~hmc/papers/confchem2000/cartwrightconfchem200 0.html
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A