June 24, 2017
June 24, 2017
June 28, 2017
Minorities in Engineering
The effectiveness of undergraduate research programs on retention, graduation, and intention for graduate studies has been well-documented. Most of the programs focus on the undergraduate research experience among upper level college students. In this work in progress report, we focus on an undergraduate research program focusing primarily on first and second year students. Participants’ attitude towards study in STEM, career options, and STEM awareness is measured, together with a one-year tracking in progress and retention.
Danforth, M., & Lam, C. (2017, June), Improving Student Success and Retention through a Summer Research Program for First and Second Year Students at a Minority-Serving Institution Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. https://peer.asee.org/28495
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