Instructor Workshop with UK Libraries on Developing Effective Assignments for Undergraduate Research

Event Title: What Your Students Think They Know About Research and How You Can Help
Date: Friday, March 27
Time: 1:00 – 2:15 p.m.
Location: William T Young Library, room 1-57 (map)
Intended audience: Teaching Faculty, Instructors, and Teaching Assistants

Let’s face it – research is hard for a whole lot of reasons. Now, put yourself in the place of undergraduates facing college-level research assignments. What assumptions about their skills and prior experiences do we as instructors make that get in the way of students’ abilities to succeed?

Come explore some of the common reasons why course research assignments fail and learn some strategies to help scaffold students’ research experiences.

Register online here:  Registration form

For more information, please contact Debbie Sharp ( or Beth Fuchs (

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