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Supporting student experience of undergraduate research and inquiry

Pislaru, Crinela (2014) Supporting student experience of undergraduate research and inquiry. In: 9th University of Huddersfield Teaching and Learning Conference Building our learning cultures: Putting the Teaching and Learning Strategy into practice, 23 June 2014, The Business School, University of Huddersfield, UK.

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The aim of this session is to present an excellent example of innovation in action where emerging technologies have been actively integrated with professional best practice into research, teaching and learning experiences.

Objective 1 - to discuss the opportunities and challenges related to the multi-disciplinary group project which has involved the award-winning Huddersfield Railway Challenge 2013 team.

Objective 2 - to explore the problem-based, experiential and cooperative learning activities where the undergraduate students from Electrical and Mechanical Engineering courses have performed real research tasks alongside post-graduate students from the Institute of Railway Research.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Students as researchers; Researchers acting as mentors to undergraduate students; Involving undergraduate students in the process of knowledge creation
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
L Education > LF Individual institutions (Europe)
Schools: School of Computing and Engineering > Pedagogical Research Group
School of Computing and Engineering
Related URLs:

Healey M., Jenkins A. (2009) – Developing Undergraduate Research and Inquiry. The Higher Education Academy.

Jenkins, A. (2008a) Supporting student development in and beyond the disciplines: the role of the curriculum. In: Kreber, C (ed.) The university and its disciplines: teaching and learning within and beyond disciplinary boundaries. Oxford: Routledge, 157–168.

Justice, C., Rice, J., Warry, W. and Laurie, I. (2007) Taking inquiry makes a difference – a comparative analysis of student learning. Journal of Excellence in College Teaching. 18 (1), 57–77.

Kuh, G.D., Kinzie, J., Buckley, J.A., Bridges, B.K. and Hayek, J.C. (2007) Piecing together the student success puzzle: research, propositions, and recommendations. ASHE Higher Education Report 32 (5). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Millwood, R., Powell, S. and Tindal, I. (2008) Personalised learning and the Ultraversity experience. Interactive Learning Environments. 16 (1), 63–81.

Depositing User: Crinela Pislaru
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2014 15:42
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2015 19:21


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