Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

Publications and Presentations

These are the assessment-focused publications and presentations for Students as Scholars. For program-focused publications and presentations, visit the OSCAR website.

 

Past Presentations

Foster, S. L. (2016). Coordinated surveys for assessment of undergraduate research outcomes. Session presented at the Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum, New Orleans, LA.

Foster, S. L., & Usher, B. M. (2015, December 5-8). Assessing student learning outcomes for undergraduate research across the curriculum. Session presented at the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges annual meeting, Houston, TX.

Foster, S. L., & Usher, B. M. (2014, December 7-8). Assessment and the QEP: How one campus learned to stop worrying and embrace the rubric. Session presented at the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges annual meeting, Nashville, TN.

Foster, S. L., & Long, N. N. (2014, November 2-3). Fostering intellectual curiosity through undergraduate research and creative activities. Paper presented at Aspirations for Student Learning Symposium, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA. | download Abstract (pdf)

Foster, S. L., Usher, B. M., & Anderson, A. J. (2014). The OSCAR Student Survey: Longitudinal assessment of student learning outcomes. Session presented at the CUR Conference 2014: “Creating the Citizens of Tomorrow: Undergraduate Research for All”, Washington, DC. | download presentation (pdf)

Lockaby, D. C., Foster, S. L., Usher, B. M., & West, P. (2014). Embedded library instruction in undergraduate research classes: Assessing the impact. Session presented at the CUR Conference 2014: “Creating the Citizens of Tomorrow: Undergraduate Research for All”, Washington, DC. | download presentation (pdf)

West, P. J., Lockaby, D. C., Foster, S. L., & Usher, B. M. (2014). Embedded library instruction in undergraduate research classes: Facilitating scholarly conversation between librarians, faculty and students. Poster presented at American Library Association Annual Conference and Exhibition: “Transforming our Libraries, Ourselves”, Las Vegas, NV. | download poster (pdf)

Foster, S. L., & Muir, J. K. (2014). Students as Scholars: Intentional learning through undergraduate research and creative activities. Session presented at the AAC&U Working Conference, General Education and Assessment: “Disruptions, Innovations, and Opportunities”, Portland, OR. | download presentation (pdf)

Foster, S. L. (2013). Students as Scholars: Intentional learning through undergraduate research and creative activities. Workshop presented at the Virginia Assessment Group meeting, Roanoke, VA. | download presentation (pdf)

Foster, S. L., and Usher, B. M. (2013). Using a master rubric for program planning and assessment. Workshop presented at the Council on Undergraduate Research Undergraduate Research Program Directors Windows of Opportunity Conference, Orange, CA.