Below is a listing of publications that relate to undergraduate research at 2-year colleges.
DNA barcoding in diverse educational settings: five case studies
A growing body of evidence suggests that actively conducting research increases student engagement and retention in science. DNA barcoding is one way that educators have been engaging students in a research experience. This article describes case studies in five different educational settings in Canada and the USA: a programme for primary and secondary school students (ages 5– 18), a year-long professional development programme for secondary school teachers, projects embedding this research into courses in a post-secondary 2-year institution and a degree-granting university, and a citizen science project.
2014 Publication by the Council on Undergraduate Research on Undergraduate Research at Community Colleges
CCURI and the Council on Undergradaute Research have published a report on undergradaute research from the perspective of communtiy college faculty and students. The report contains essays by faculty and students from whithin the CCURI network
This report documents the proceedings of a regional conference and poster session, cohosted by the Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative (CCURI) and Bio-Link from November 20-23rd, 2014 at Gaston College in Charlotte, North Carolina. The report includes highlights from presentations made by CCURI and Bio-Link partner colleges about best practices and model approaches in their undergraduate research programs. It also features community college student voices. Students describe the impact that conducting undergraduate research has had on their education and how it has influenced their career goals.
2009 Publication on Undergraduate Research at Community Colleges published by the Council on Undergraduate Research.
Abstract books from CCURI Student Poster Sessions showcase the diversity of undergraduate research taking place at CCURI partner community colleges