Below are some resources for faculty members who are advising students through undergraduate research.
Where to start?
Faculty Mentoring Manual - Created by the The Institute for Broadening Participation, this manual provides information on all the basics of mentoring for faculty members
More Information for Mentors:
Georgia Tech Undergraduate Research Resources, including:
University of Washington Undergraduate Research Resources, including this presentation (2006) entitled, "Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers: Where to Begin?", or poster version of this content
University of Iowa student research resources, including:
- Steps to a successful research partnership (bulleted list)
- ORI Interactive Tutorial about avoiding research misconduct, "The Lab"
Other articles and books about the benefits of undergraduate research:
- Russell, S. H., Hancock, M. P., & McCullough, J. (2007). Benefits of Undergraduate Research Experiences. Science, 316(5824), 548.
- Petrella, J. K., & Jung, A. P. (2008). Undergraduate Research: Importance, Benefits, and Challenges. International journal of exercise science, 1(3), 91-95.
- Orzel, C. (2017, July 12). Why Research By Undergraduates Is Important For Science And Students. Forbes.
- Ngassa, F. N. (2013). Mentoring Undergraduate Research: Opportunities and Challenges. In Developing and Maintaining a Successful Undergraduate Research Program (Vol. 1156, pp. 39–50). American Chemical Society.
- Coleman, J.C. et. al. (Eds.). (2022) Undergraduate Research in Online, Virtual, and Hybrid Courses: Proactive Practices for Distant Students. American Association of Colleges and Universities.