ERIC Number: EJ1093974
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
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Authentic Science Research Opportunities: How Do Undergraduate Students Begin Integration into a Science Community of Practice?
Gardner, Grant E.; Forrester, Jennifer H.; Jeffrey, Penny Shumaker; Ferzli, Miriam; Shea, Damian
Journal of College Science Teaching, v44 n4 Mar 2015
The goal of the study described was to understand the process and degree to which an undergraduate science research program for rising college freshmen achieved its stated objectives to integrate participants into a community of practice and to develop students' research identities.
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Communities of Practice, Research Projects, College Freshmen, Student Educational Objectives, Student Research
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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