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LUROP Student Survey Results

 

LUROP Fellowship Student Survey Results

Students who conduct mentored research through a LUROP Fellowship, known as LUROP Fellows, are surveyed after their research experience in order to assess its impact. Here are the results of those surveys.

 

Summer 2013

(54 out of 69 fellows responded, 78%)

How much did you gain in the following areas as a result of your recent research?

A)     Ability to articulate a research question or problem and hypothesis
B)     Learning appropriate research methodologies and when to use them
C)     Ability to deal constructively with research setbacks through problem solving
D)     Learning key terminology, concepts, and theory, and knowing how to use them
E)      Ability to find existing body of research relevant to your topic
F)     Knowledge of relevant published research, ability to compare your project to that research
G)     Ability to work collaboratively with other researchers
H)     Confidence and ability to communicate with graduate students and faculty
I)      Ability to work autonomously
J)      Understanding the relevance of your research to my coursework, professional future
K)      Ability to explain your research to others in the field
L)      Ability to explain your research to general audience
M)    Knowledge of research ethics/responsible conduct of research
N)     Knowledge about what you could expect as a graduate student
O)    Experience that will help you in deciding whether to go to grad school or the work force

To what extent did your research fellowship help you learn or develop in the following areas?

A)    Personal growth
B)    Ability to work with others
C)    Leadership skills
D)    Communication Skills
E)     Applying knowledge to the real world
F)     Problem analysis and critical thinking
G)    Social self-confidence
H)    Ability to assume personal responsibility
I)     Gaining the trust of others
J)     Workplace skills
K)    Ability to make a difference in the world
L)    Skills in Learning from experience
M)   Organization skills
N)    Connecting theory with practice

 

How well do you feel this research experience equipped you with the skills needed to be successful in your graduate school and/or professional career?

Comments

Summer 2013 LUROP fellows were asked to comment on the quality of their research experience. Here are some of their responses.

 

Academic Year 2012-2013

(47 out of 91 fellows responded, 52%)

How much did you gain in the following areas as a result of your recent research?

A)    Learning research methodologies
B)    Understanding theory and concepts in your field
C)    Research ethics/ Responsible conduct of research
D)    Knowledge of current and important scholarship
E)    Understanding the relevance of my research to my coursework’
F)    Explaining my research to others in the field
G)    Explaining my research to a general audience
H)    Leadership skills
I)     Ability to work collaboratively
J)     Ability to work autonomously

To what extent did your research fellowship help you learn or develop in the following areas?

A)    Personal growth
B)    Ability to work with others
C)    Leadership skills
D)    Communication skills
E)    Applying knowledge to the “Real World”
F)    Problem analysis and critical thinking
G)    Social self-confidence
H)    Ability to assume personal responsibility
I)     Gaining the trust of others
J)     Workplace skills
K)    Skills in learning from experience
L)     Organization skills
M)    Connecting theory with practice

Comments

Academic Year 2012-2013 LUROP fellows were asked to comment on the quality of their research experience. Here are some of their responses.

 

Summer 2012

(57 out of 74 fellows responded, 77%)

How much did you gain in the following areas as a result of your recent research?

A)    Learning research methodologies
B)    Understanding theory and concepts in your field
C)    Research ethics/ Responsible conduct of research
D)    Knowledge of current and important scholarship
E)    Understanding the relevance of my research to my coursework’
F)    Explaining my research to others in the field
G)    Explaining my research to a general audience
H)    Leadership skills
I)     Ability to work collaboratively
J)     Ability to work autonomously

To what extent did your research fellowship help you learn or develop in the following areas?

A)    Personal growth
B)    Ability to work with others
C)    Leadership skills
D)    Communication skills
E)    Applying knowledge to the “Real World”
F)    Problem analysis and critical thinking
G)    Social self-confidence
H)    Ability to assume personal responsibility
I)     Gaining the trust of others
J)     Workplace skills
K)    Skills in learning from experience
L)     Organization skills
M)    Connecting theory with practice

Comments

Summer 2012 LUROP fellows were asked to comment on the quality of their research experience. Here are some of their responses.

 

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