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Abstract-Sum17 CUR Quarterly: Utilizing Undergraduate Research to Enhance Integrative Learning

Keywords: environmental studies integrative learning learning communities first-year students high-impact practices undergraduate research


Author: Karen Mumford; Stephen Hill; Laurel Kieffer
Institution: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Issue and Volume: Summer 2017; Volume 37; Number 4

Description: The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's Global Conflict and Cooperation learning community
involves students co-enrolling in two or more courses to address a common theme, demonstrating the value provided by undergraduate research to learning communities and integrative learning. The authors describe the structure and approach of this blended research-learning community model and additional pedagogical strategies employed.