A Guide to Course-based Undergraduate Research
First EditionErin Dolan; Gabriela Weaver©2021
Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) are being championed by high profile organizations for their potential to engage undergraduates in research at scale. CUREs are learning experiences in which whole classes of students address a research question or problem with unknown outcomes or solutions that are of interest to the scientific community. A growing body of evidence demonstrates the benefits of CUREs for student learning, development, and persistence in the natural sciences.
This guide will walk you through designing and implementing a course-based undergraduate research experience.
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Table of Contents
2. What is a CURE? Features and Structures
3. Developing a CURE
4. Implementing a Course That Involves a CURE
5. Institutionalization and Scale-Up
6. The Scholarship of CUREs