Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Development of Educational Modules for Engineering Graduate Students"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Fall 2013 - DURI
Research area(s):
Engineering Education and Educational Technology
Project Description:
A student will assist in the creation of instructional modules that are informed from research conducted by a team of graduate students in the School of Engineering Education. These modules will assist in the preparation of engineering graduate students for careers in academia and industry. Among the deliverables within this project include peer-reviewed publications and assessments affiliated within each module.
Expected Student Contributions:
The student will attend weekly meetings, will engage with graduate students across multiple departments, and will develop modules and assessments that will be placed on a reearch group website.
Related Website(s):
Desired Qualifications:
Human subjects' certification, minimum 3.0 GPA Ability to work effectively on a diverse, interdisciplinary team; excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent organizational and time management skills; comfort with ambiguity; excellent problem-solving and analytical skills; high technological proficiency; and strong work ethic
Estimated Weekly Hours:
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 3 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Cox, Monica
Engineering Education

Student Supervisor

JD McClurkin
Graduate Student

Cooperating Faculty

Cyndi Lynch
Graduate School