Developing cross disciplinary skills through an undergraduate research project Report as inadecuate




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Undergraduate students can benefit from a research experience with a faculty mentor. Students perceived the research project and faculty mentorship as more beneficial than directed coursework. Mentoring is key to enhancing undergraduate research experiences, but the impact on time should be considered. Linkages between coursework and application should also be considered.

Keywords: student mentor ; undergraduate research

Subject(s): Teaching/Communication/Extension/Profession

Issue Date: Feb 05 2012

Publication Type: Conference Paper/ Presentation

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/119556

Total Pages: 13

JEL Codes: Q1

Record appears in: Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) > 2012 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2012, Birmingham, Alabama





Author: Mehlhorn, Joey ; Roberts, Jason ; Cain, Amanda ; Parrott, Scott D.

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/119556?ln=en



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