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Letter from the Guest Editors, PURM 7.1

As editors of this special issue on mentoring Undergraduate Research (UR) in global contexts, we feel fortunate to have drawn high-quality submissions that offer the opportunity to learn about a number of diverse and powerful mentoring practices, processes, and collaborations, … Continue reading

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Mentoring in Global Contexts: Embodying Feminist Ethnography in South India, PURM 7.1

Amy L. Allocco, Ph.D., Elon University, U.S. Anya Fredsell, 2018-19 Fulbright-Nehru Student Research Fellow in India, A.B., Elon University, U.S. Background: Mentor-Mentee Relationship and Institutional Support  Faculty Perspective: Dr. Amy L. Allocco At Elon University, a private, midsized liberal arts university where I joined the faculty in Religious … Continue reading

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Digital Mentorship, Global Service-Learning, and Critically-Engaged Undergraduate Research: Case Studies from Omprakash EdGE, PURM 7.1

Willy Oppenheim, Ph.D., University of Washington; Founder and Executive Director of Omprakash, U.S. Alex Knott, M.A., Director of Outreach and Curation at Omprakash, U.K. Introduction  Landmark research about “high impact educational practices” has highlighted positive student outcomes associated with undergraduate research, such as global learning, … Continue reading

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Linguistic Field Work in a Short-Term Study Abroad Course, PURM 7.1

Evan D. Bradley, Ph.D., Penn State Brandywine, U.S. Sofi Teitsort, Penn State Brandywine, U.S. The benefits of both undergraduate research and study abroad are well-established (Brew, 2013; Dwyer & Peters, 2004; Johnson, Behling, Miller, & Vandermaas-Peeler, 2015; Martin, Katz-Buonincontro, & … Continue reading

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Mentoring Undergraduate Research through a South Africa Study Abroad Program, PURM 7.1

Kelly Campbell, Ph.D., California State University, San Bernardino, U.S. Tiffany F. Jones, Ph.D., California State University, San Bernardino, U.S. In 2015-2016, over 325,000 U.S. students participated in study abroad programs, of which over 50% were short-term (Association of International Educators, … Continue reading

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Teaching and Mentoring across Traditional Boundaries: Two Institutions, Three Mentors, 10 Students, and One Global Data Set, PURM 7.1

Janice L. Krumm, Ph.D.,Widener University, U.S. Evan A. Perkowski, Ph.D. Student, Texas Tech University, B.S., Widener University, U.S. Katelyn E. Mecouch, B.S., Widener University, U.S. Jean L. Woods, Ph.D., Delaware Museum of Natural History, U.S. Elizabeth K. Shea, Ph.D., Delaware … Continue reading

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What to Know Before You Go: Benefits and Challenges of Conducting Undergraduate Research in Global Contexts, PURM 7.1

Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler, Ph.D., Elon University, U.S. Amy L. Allocco, Ph.D., Elon University, U.S. Cynthia Fair, Ph.D., Elon University, U.S. Undergraduate research (UR) and diversity/global learning have been identified by the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) as high-impact practices … Continue reading

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Mentoring Students in Research and Communication Across the Ocean, PURM 7.1

Caryn L. Heldt, Ph.D., Michigan Technological University, U.S. Erin Smith, Ph.D., Michigan Technological University, U.S. Hannah Cunningham, Michigan Technological University, U.S. Cameron Miller, Michigan Technological University, U.S. Introduction Today’s global health challenges will be met more effectively by researchers who … Continue reading

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Enhancing Short-Term Undergraduate Research Experiences in Study Abroad: Curriculum Design and Mentor Development, PURM 7.1

Eric E. Hall, Ph.D., Elon University Helen Walkington, Ph.D., Oxford Brookes University Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler, Ph.D., Elon University Jenny Olin Shanahan, Ph.D., Bridgewater State University Rikke Kolbech Gudiksen, M.Sc., DIS – Study Abroad in Scandinavia Margaret Mackenzie Zimmer, B.A., DIS – … Continue reading

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Bringing Study Abroad back to Campus: A Collaborative Student Project on Acquiring, Researching and Exhibiting Artifacts, PURM 7.1

Xiaolin Duan*, Ph.D., North Carolina State University, U.S. Deandra Little, Ph.D., Elon University, U.S. Sarah Williams, M.Ed., Elon University, U.S. Spencer Wagner, A.B., Elon University, U.S. Katherine Moritz, Elon University, U.S. Overview and Background From fall 2016 to spring 2017, … Continue reading

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