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Our study, focused on classroom-based research at the introductory level and using the Phage Genomics course as the model, shows evidence that first-year students doing research learn the process of science as well as how scientists practice science. A preliminary but notable outcome of our work, which is based on a small sample, is the change in student(More)
Undergraduate research has shown that the incorporation of hands-on, inquiry-based activities produces a superior learning environment for all disciplines (Lopatto 2004; Seymour et al. 2004). The majority of undergraduate research takes place outside of the normal classroom laboratory experience, although embedding undergraduate research into courses is(More)
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