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Undergraduate Research - Student Grant Award/Independent Study

Description

Description - Describes how students engage, what they do, reflecting the nature and depth of the program/experience.

Student works with a faculty mentor (for academic credit) to conduct a research project funded by a university grant awarded through competitive application process including evaluation of clarity of student's project description, project's educational and intellectual merit, potential impact of project and mentoring plan.
Term

Term - The semester in which the activity occurs

Summer 2019
Category

Category - Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) category with which this engagement activity is most closely aligned, from the perspective of the student in the activity.

Undergraduate Research Programsdefinition

Undergraduate Research Programs - The primary mission of Undergraduate Research Programs is to engage students in investigative and creative activity to experience firsthand the processes of scholarly exploration and discovery.

Campus Label

Campus Label - Type of purposeful activity, as defined across units

Undergraduate Research
Division

Division - University organization

Research
Department

Department - University organization

Undergraduate Research
Unit

Unit - University organization

Undergraduate Research
Special Designation

Special Designation - Engagement has a special designation based on review of educational purpose and intentional design.

Experiential Learning Opportunity
GLD-Research
Time on Task

Time on Task - Amount of time that a student engages in this activity (including orientation/training, supervision/feedback, reflection on learning).

60 - 89 hours
Participation Entry

Participation Entry - Extent to which participation is restricted (e.g., minimum GPA, classification)

See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Minimum Credit Hours

Minimum Credit Hours - Number of credit hours or years in college required to participate in this activity

See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Minimum GPA

Minimum GPA - Minimum GPA required to participate in this activity

See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Other Requirements

Other Requirements - Additional requirements to participate in this activity

See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Expectations

Expectations - How expectations are communicated to students about how they will engage in this program

Individual training
Active Learning

Active Learning - What students do; the nature or type of the engagement, that is expected to contribute to their learning

Researchdefinition

Research - Systematically explore issues, objects, or works through collection and analysis of evidence for informed conclusions or judgments


Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge/Skills - Knowledge applied and/or skills practiced by students as they engage in this activity

Critical and creative thinkingdefinition

Critical and creative thinking - Comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, events before accepting or formulating opinion or conclusion. Synthesizing existing ideas, images or expertise in original, innovative ways


Problem solvingdefinition

Problem solving - Designing, evaluating and implementing a strategy to answer an open-ended question or achieve a desired goal

Interacts With

Interacts With - With whom students directly interact, as they engage in this activity

Faculty member(s) on this campus
Diversity

Diversity - Extent to which student learning about diversity is included in program structure

-
Feedback

Feedback - How and from whom students receive feedback on their engagement in this program

Group / class session with faculty member
Reflection

Reflection - How, and with whom, students engage in reflection on their learning while engaged in this activity

(1-1) session(s) with faculty
Program Website

Program Website - For additional information, go to the unit website.

https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/undergraduate_research/apply_for_fundingindex.php
Rubric

Rubric - Describes specific expectations for student involvement in the activity

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