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CUR Conference 2014--Flipped Sessions

June 28-July 1
There will be Flipped Sessions at CUR Conference this year!  Below are the materials needed for each session so you can prepare in advance.
Research basics for everyone: online modules as a tool for scaling up research instruction
Nicole Perry | Dyan Morgan (University of Kansas )
Sunday, 9:45-10:30
Why wait? Using Early Undergraduate Research to Improve the STEM Educational Experience and Retain Talented Students
John E. Davis | David L. Clark (Alma College)
Sunday, 9:45-10:30

Community based research: benefitting the community and students
Amy Wolaver | Sharon Larson | Don Duke | Heather Feldhaus (Bucknell University)
Sunday, 1:15-2:30
Enhanced alumni: developing graduate attributes using a scaffolded research skills framework
Catherine Snelling | Sophie Karanicolas | John Willison (The University of Adelaide)
Sunday, 2:45-4:00
Materials:In order to get participants thinking about the key issues in undergraduate research that will be a big part of our workshop, we invite you to spend around 10 minutes sharing your thoughts and opinions in our pre-workshop questionnaire.
Undergraduate research experience in the classroom as a means of retaining students in a Biology program
Bernadette Connors | Annmarie Dellipizzi (Dominican College of Blauvelt)
Monday, 10:15-11:30
SENCER Center for Innovation, Chesapeake Bay: Opportunities for Collaboration on Research and Curriculum Reform
Thomas C. Wood (George Mason University)
Monday, 10:15-11:30
A Curricular Scaffold to Support Research-Ready Students
Chris Schaller (College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University)
Monday, 1:30-2:45
One Size Does NOT Fit All: Integrative Undergraduate Research and the Public Good
Lesley Smith | Julie E. Owen | Pamela W. Garner | Duhita Mahatmya (George Mason University)
Monday, 3:00-4:15

Using COEUR to Advance the Institutional Culture of Undergraduate Research
Roger S. Rowlett | Susan J. Larson | Linda Blockus (Concordia College – Moorhead)
Tuesday, 8:30-9:15
Igniting a FYRE: Integrating Diversity, Ethics, and Research into First Year Experience Classes and Learning Communities
Anne Boettcher | Nicole Carr (University of South Alabama)
Tuesday, 9:30-10:45
The Adventures of Grant Man - Exploratory Video Resources for All
Peter Civetta (Northwestern University)
Tuesday, 9:30-10:45
Watch Episodes 1-7 of 'The Adventures of Grant Man'


Cancellation Policy

In general the cancellation deadline is thirty days prior to the start of the conference, except where explicitly noted.  Cancellations requests received in writing to the CUR National Office at cur@cur.org prior to the cancellation deadline will receive a full refund less a $50.00 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given after the cancellation deadline. Transfer of registration to another individual before the cancellation deadline is free of charge, but subject to member classification charges due to differences in conference rates. Transfer of registration after the cancellation deadline will be charged a $50.00 transfer fee.

Institutions may not substitute one participant for another without prior approval of the National Office.

CUR always suggests that their registrants purchase low-cost travel insurance when booking their air reservations. Not only will this insurance cover your airfare in the event of cancellation but will also cover the registration cost for the meeting you were to attend.