The role of academic developers in embedding high-impact undergraduate research and inquiry in mainstream higher education: Twenty years’ reflection

Session Time and Location

Fri, 8 Jun 2018
9:45am to 10:45am
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Maplewood A
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Session Format


This workshop focuses on the changing role of academic developers in supporting and influencing undergraduate research and inquiry (UGRI), a high-impact activity. We examine the levels at which academic developers can influence UGRI practices by distinguishing between staff and student practices; disciplinary and departmental practices and policies; institutional practices and policies; and national and international practices and policies. Drawing on our international experiences over the last 20 years, we discuss the widening of academic development practice and consider who the academic developers are, now and in the future, when it comes to UGRI in mainstream HE. 
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