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    Hi Sophie, I've done these several times in the past. I broke it down into sections, including identifying appropriate projects, recruiting and selecting students, mentoring and supporting students' growth, and troubleshooting issues. If you have current ...

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    You might include a section on Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs).  They are providing wonderful learning experiences across the US. Penn State University at University Park has a Biology CURE and PENN State Greater Allegheny has ...

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    At Cal Poly Pomona, we go over setting expectations, effective communication, and unconscious bias. You can find some of the materials that we use on the Office of Undergraduate Research website with links to download sample contracts, etc.:  https://www.cpp.edu/~our-cpp/resources/faculty-mentoring-toolkit.shtml ...

  • Posted in: CUR Member Forum

    Although addressed to graduate student mentors of undergraduate researchers, the Entering Mentoring book has materials that you might be able to use. Also see the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Research Experiences website . ------------------------------ ...

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    For several years now, we have had at Drexel an optional undergraduate initiative for freshmen and continuing, that includes a research methods course in Spring and then a research project for a select set of students in summer.  The initiative also ...

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