During the live portions of the Virtual Biennial Conference (taking place June 28 to July 1), participants will use this page to navigate to VBC networking events and concurrent sessions.
Please bookmark this page during VBC 2020. It will be updated with session links as these become available. Then, on the date and time of your chosen session, visit this page to join the presentation live with other VBC attendees.
CUR staff will also post session information and participant instructions in the Attendee Lounge prior to each day of concurrent sessions. If you have any questions, please share them in the Lounge, and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.
If you are interested in watching one of the 70+ recorded sessions, please visit the Library of Sessions.
Questions during the conference? Visit the VBC Help Desk at gotomeet.me/CURVBCHelpDesk (Access code: 827-494-253)
Click here to view pre-conference workshops (registration required)
Join us for the VBC 2020 Mix & Mingle Happy Hour! Visit this link for more information.
VBC 2020 Keynote James Hewlett
Assessment in URRecognizing Undergraduate Research Scholars via Transcript Notations
Integrating and Building UR into Curriculum and CourseworkEnhancing the Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Experience: Curricular Compliments to Co-curricular Programs, Two Institutions' Approaches
New Models and Settings for URGrowth through Research: Evolution of Questions‚ What is Undergraduate Research? Maturation of Students' Soft-Skills?
Other TopicsThe Role of Central Offices in Supporting Summer REU Site and Other Faculty-directed Programs
Assessment in UR (90 Minutes)Beyond the CUR Whitepaper: The Role of Assessment for Advocacy
Integrating and Building UR into Curriculum and CourseworkGENI-ACT: Scaffolding Authentic Science Across the Curriculum
Diversity and Inclusion in URIntegrating the Arts and Humanities into Undergraduate Research Events
New Models and Settings for UR (90 Minutes)Publishing Undergraduate Research Journals at three Institutions: Experiences After One Year, One Decade, and Adapting the New CUR Forum
Inclusive and Socially-directed Science and Technology Research as Pedagogy across DisciplinesEllan Spero
Diversity and Inclusion in URABCs of IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Access)
Integrating and Building UR into Curriculum and CourseworkUndergraduate Research in Online Courses
New Models and Settings for URMeeting Students Where They Are: Reaching Prospective Undergraduate Researchers on a Large, Metropolitan Campus
Other TopicsPreparing Students and Faculty for the Challenges of Collaborative Research
Click the link above for more information and to join the VBC Poster Presentations. Thank you to our Poster Session provider and VBC Sponsor, ForagerOne!
Undergraduate Research During COVID and Times of DisruptionForagerOne
Integrating and Building UR into Curriculum and CourseworkConnecting Curriculum-Integrated Research in Teacher Education to Critical Thinking, Problem-Solving, and Teaching Skills.
Other TopicsDeveloping Your Plan to Build URSCA Mentoring Into Faculty Workload, Tenure, Promotion, and Reward Structures
Integrating and Building UR into Curriculum and CourseworkDemocratizing Undergraduate Research: Scaffolding for and Integrating Research Experiences to Elevate Equity and Inclusion
Assessment in UR (90 minutes)Tackling The Count: New Methods for Tracking Student Engagement in Undergraduate Research
Integrating and Building UR into Curriculum and CourseworkThe Nuts and Bolts of Effective Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Development
Integrating and Building UR into Curriculum and CourseworkGiving Feedback on Student Proposals in the Creative Arts
Assessment in UR (90 minutes)EvaluateUR and EvaluateUR-CURE: Methods for Evaluating Outcomes in Independent Research and Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences