National Collegiate Honors Council


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I. Making the Case for Undergraduate Research

Introduction: Unpacking the Research Encyclopedia Josephine Carubia, Renata Engel

How (Or Whether?) To Integrate Research into Classroom Teaching for All Students and All Higher Education Institutions—Alan Jenkins

Why Involve Students in Research? —Rodney A. Erickson

II. Curriculum Models that Include Undergraduate Research The Maryland Gemstone Program — William W. Destler

Creating an Undergraduate Culture of Science by Integrating Inquiry, Project- based Learning and Research into the Curriculum — Richard A. Niesenbaum

THE INSIDERS: Undergraduates Critically Examine the Pros and Cons of a Team-based Marine Research Program — Traci J. Heincelman, EdwardJ. Majzlik, Christie A. Robinson, Lindsey J. Wise

MASS Program at Penn State — Serge Tabachnikov

Issue Reaction: Honors Theses in the Creative and Performing Arts — Joanne Rutkowski

III. Course Models that Include Undergraduate Research

Multi-disciplinary Study, Responsible Policy-making and Problem-based Learning in Honors Courses — Michael Edwards

Honors Collaborations: The Presidency in Speech and Composition — Sandy Feinstein, Jeff Kurtz

Leaving Home with IT: Using Information Technology to Create Cross-national Design Teams — Richard Devon, Pierre Buvat

Ancient Myths in a Modern World: A Multi-media Approach to Honors Education and Undergraduate Research — Richard Ernest Walker

Honors Colloquium: Berlin in the 1940s — Charles F. Pennacchio

IV. Undergraduate Research via Service Learning and Outreach

Patterns of Engagement in Service Leadership: First Year to Senior Year — Josephine Carubia, Sara Faber, Soma Kedia, Nicole Sandretto, Adam Tarosky, JoAnn C. Vender

Community Action Research: A Three-part Service-learning Course Model — JoAnn C. Vender

Issue Reaction: Integrating Service Learning into Academic Courses — M A. Dupont-Morales

Issue Reaction: Introducing Students to Social Inquiry Research — Alfred G. Mueller II

Enriching the Academic Community through a Semester-long Honors Symposium — Earl Brown, Jr., Margaret C. Brown

V. Learning Strategies that Support Undergraduate Research

Promise, Peril, and Potential: Developing, Implementing, and Assessing Problem-based Learning at the Undergraduate Level — Carol F. Whitfield

Meeting the Boyer Challenge: A Model for Team-based, Student-directed Undergraduate Research — Douglas F. Williams, Peter Sederberg, Stejka Eddins

A Historical Perspective on Interdisciplinarity and Undergraduate Research in Honors Education — Julianna Chaszar

Issue Reaction: Inquiry-based Learning in the College Classroom — Jill L. Lane, Joanne M Cawley

The Role of Libraries in Honors Thesis Research: A Lib-rary Credit Course as a Model for Thesis Research Support — Carol A. Wright

VI. The Next Challenges

Diversity Issues & Honors Education — Anthony A. Pittman

What's Missing in Honors Education: A Theory-driven Approach — Cheryl L. Achterberg