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ERIC Number: EJ767178
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 21
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1469-7874
Developing a Research Culture in the Undergraduate Curriculum
Garde-Hansen, Joanne; Calvert, Ben
Active Learning in Higher Education, v8 n2 p105-116 2007
A great deal of value is placed on student research within universities, exemplified by the prominent role of the dissertation or extended written work at the end of many programmes, and the more general benefits of embedding research-based learning into a curriculum in order to develop higher-order learning. This article reports on a collaborative problem-based learning (PBL) activity undertaken by staff and students to run an undergraduate conference for first year students on how to develop a research culture. The aim is to better understand how students undertake research and how a research culture might be inculcated much earlier in undergraduate programmes.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom