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Social Sciences Chair: Leslie Cecil, Stephen F. Austin State University
The Social Sciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research provides networking opportunities, activities, and resources to assist administrators, faculty members, students, practitioners, mentors, and others in advancing undergraduate research.
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The Journal of Transformative Learning featured a Special Issue on Undergraduate Research and Transformative Learning in 2018. You can access this journal, here. Social Science Division CUR Councilors, Dr. Jeanetta D. Sims and Dr. Doreen Sams served as co-editors of this special issue, which features essays, research, and teaching notes that explore how and to what extent transformation occurs in undergraduate research.
Included within this journal are the following articles:
Undergraduate Research as Generative Metaphor: A Provocation by John Tagg
Transformative Pre-Research Mentorship Design: Jump-Starting Undergraduate Research Experience in Molecular Biology by Y. Ellen France
Innovation in Preservice Teacher Preparation: Undergraduate Research in Special Education by Kymberly Harris, Meca Williams-Johnson and Dana Sparkman
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