Faculty as Mentors in Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Work: Motivating and Inhibiting Factors

Vicki L. Baker, Meghan J. Pifer, Laura G Lunsford, Jane Greer, Dijana Ihas

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Abstract

In this study, we sought to contribute to research about the high-impact practice of undergraduate research from the understudied faculty perspective. We relied on focus group data from faculty members (N = 41) across five institutions to better understand the supporting and inhibiting factors that contribute to faculty members’ engagement in mentoring undergraduate research. We offer implications for research and practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-17
Number of pages17
JournalMentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Dec 27 2015

Keywords

  • faculty
  • qualitative methods
  • undergraduate research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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