Year 4 (2017-18)

GOAL 1. TO IMPROVE STUDENTS LEARNING BY PROMOTING THEIR DISCOVERY OF NEW KNOWLEDGE THROUGH RESEARCH
No. Action Year 4 (2017-18)
1.1.1 ENGL 150 Expand on enhancements to be made to the English 150 curriculum
1.1.2 Disciplinary courses: Continuing Offer the 12 disciplinary research-focused courses
1.1.2 Disciplinary courses: New Invite and select an additional 3 faculty to enhance/develop existing disciplinary research-focused courses
1.1.3 Individually mentored courses Expand QEP-associated individually mentored research courses
1.1.4 Roundtables Offer 1-2 roundtables per semester to sustain curriculum/faculty development
1.1.5 Non-participating QEP depts and programs Develop strategies for enhancing incentives for departments and programs not participating in the QEP
1.1.6 QEP assessment Review/assess the QEP-associated courses at all levels

Establish baseline metrics, analyze results and continue to report

1.2.1 Summer faculty development sessions Invite faculty to apply/attend the summer faculty development session
1.2.2 Summer Research Fund (SRF) Continue to expand participation in SRF
1.2.3 Poster session *****
GOAL 2. TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ LEARNING BY FACILITATING STUDENT-FACULTY COLLABORATIONS IN RESEARCH
Action Year 4 (2017-18)
2.1.1 Space and infrastructure *****
2.1.2 OSR Activities Continue to provide services/activities that facilitate student research
2.1.2 OSR Website Assess and revise OSR website based on university-wide satisfaction

Enhance section of website for community partners

2.1.3 Alignment with campus resources Expand on alignment with campus resources
2.2.1 Reassigned time/stipends Assess/modify reassigned time/stipends
2.2.2 Mentoring awards Provide annual Excellence in Mentoring Awards
2.2.3 Faculty-student grants Continue to offer funding for faculty-student research grants
GOAL 3. TO IMPROVE STUDENTS’ LEARNING BY ADVANCING AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE IMPORTANCE OF DISSEMINATING THE RESULTS OF RESEARCH IN ACADEMIC AND CIVIC COMMUNITIES
3.1.1 Community Engagement: Advisor *****
3.1.2 Community Engagement: Funding Implement and expand funding opportunities
3.1.3 Community Engagement: Promotion Continue to explore additional avenues for promoting community engagement in a scholarly manner
3.2.1 Student research grants Provide student research grants
3.2.2 Student travel grants Provide student travel grants
3.3.1 LUSRSD Expand participation in LUSRSD, with focus on non-participating colleges
3.3.2 LUSRSD Spaces and Technology Secure needed spaces and technology
3.4 Student research highlights Showcase student research online by implementing Digital Commons @ Longwood

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