Research processes transforming education


In order to develop the teaching of research processes within the university, a grassroots approach is preferable. Individual professors implement research processes instruction by using such elements as autobiography, information-based instruction, guided modular assignments, involvement of students in the professor’s own research, and options made available by new information technologies. The grassroots approach widens with departmental involvement that succeeds only if logical, emotional and situational barriers are overcome. Finally, university-wide initiatives can be started through a process of discussion among professors and departments. Such initiatives need to develop a campus-wide ...

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