Students move through many first time experiences when navigating their undergraduate and graduate education. Such experiences include the first time students submit an article to a peer-reviewed scientific journal, attend a conference, and conduct fieldwork. The cohort model has been shown to be effective in increasing success in undergraduate education, and it can be adapted to helping students succeed in these novel experiences as well. This presentation will explore one program where the cohort model was implemented to aid undergraduate students preparing their first conference presentation on a scientific research project. Program structure and implementation will be described.
Florida Statewide Symposium: Best Practices in Undergraduate Research
Boca Raton, FL
College of Arts and Sciences
Lecher, A. L. (2018, October 19-20). A cohort-based program to help students prepare a conference research presentation [Poster presentation]. Florida Statewide Symposium: Best Practices in Undergraduate Research, Boca Raton, FL, United States.