The Integrating Undergraduate Research into Teacher Education Programs and Related Fields Institute will assemble faculty, staff, and administrators from schools of education and education-related fields to work on the following:   
  • Address the issues and challenges that facilitate and/or inhibit the adoption of undergraduate research into the complex activities of teaching and learning within educational units and institutions;
  • Design high-impact learning experiences, including undergraduate research, and facilitate their inclusion into the curriculum through signature pedagogies that are unique to the learning sciences and educational institutions; and
  • Build networks/communities of educators to assist in the full adoption of undergraduate research in educational institutions.
Participation is encouraged of institutional teams of three to five participants, including department chairs/deans or their representatives, program coordinators, and faculty members.

Next Offering:

October 12-14, 2018

The College of New Jersey - Ewing, NJ

2018 Draft Institute Schedule


Institute Fees:

Application Fees:
$50.00, due with application submission
Should you be accepted to attend the institute, your application fee will be applied to your tuition fees. In the event that CUR does not accept your application, the $50.00 application fee will be refunded. Should you withdraw your application or elect not to participate in the Institute, the $50.00 application fee will be forfeited.
Institute Registration Fees*:
Registration Type Registration Fee
Enhanced Institutional Member $675 (per accepted participant)
Institutional Member $750 (per accepted participant)
Individual Member $825 (per accepted participant)
Non-member $925 (per accepted participant)
*The institute rates include all sessions, materials, and most meals (Friday evening through Sunday morning). Transportation to the hotel from an airport or train station is the responsibility of the registrant.
To guarantee that a place is held, payment for the institute must be received by the CUR National Office at least 30 days prior to the event, unless prior arrangements are made with the CUR National Office. Registrations for participants who have not paid, or made prior arrangements with the CUR National Office, may be cancelled. In the event that a participant’s registration is cancelled due to nonpayment, the application fee will not be refunded.
To check whether your institution, company or organization is a current member, please use the Institutional Member Directory or email the CUR Membership Team.  


Application Information:

Application Deadline:
August 17, 2018
Acceptance Notifications Timeline:
Accepted teams will be notified by early September 2018.
Other Important Application Information:
You will be asked to submit a one-paragraph narrative statement, which may describe any information you deem relevant to assist in the selection process. In particular, you should include the following:
  • A description of what you see as the future of undergraduate research at your institution.
  • The desired outcomes from your participation in the CUR Institute.
  • A description of why particular members of your team were chosen to participate.
Please prepare your narrative in a word processing program before you begin the application.

Lodging Options:

Hotel - Group Rate Available:
Details coming soon!


Cancellation Policy:

In general, the cancellation deadline is 30 days prior to the start of the conference, except where explicitly noted. Cancellations requests received in writing to the CUR National Office 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 CUR National Office.
CUR always suggests that 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 it will also cover the registration cost for the meeting.

Last Offering:

This is the inaugural offering of this institute.


For questions or further information about the institute, please contact Tavia Cummings.