The Reinvention Center
|These links provide information to those interested in reforms of graduate-level education. Please see our faculty development section for more information on the development of TA's as future faculty.|
Davis, Pamela, Perry, James and Delmont, Timothy J. (1998). "Evolution of Team-Based Graduate Education Through a Survey of Prospective Employers." Journal on Excellence in College Teaching. 9 (1), 105-119.
Fanning, Ellen and Friedman, Katherine. " Creative Models for Integrating Graduate and Undergraduate Education in the Sciences, Math, and Engineering," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2006): http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/conference2006/proceedings.htm
Gonzales, Cristina. (2001). "Undergraduate Research, Graduate Mentoring, and the University's Mission." Science. (v.293). http://www.sciencemag.org.
Leatherman, Courtney. (1999). "A University Decides That Its Ph.D.'s Should Be Able to Talk to Average Joes." The Chronicle of Higher Education. A18.
Lynn, David and Comeau, Dawn. "Strategies for Effecting Rapid Translation of Ongoing Research in the Curriculum," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2004): http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/Conference_04/proceedings.htm
"Professional Master's Degrees Promise Quicker Entry into Industry Jobs." Physics Today. June 1999. 55.
Pukkila, Patricia and Arnold, Martha. "Bringing Instructional Innovations that Work in One Discipline to Other Disciplines," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2004): http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/Conference_04/proceedings.htm
|Exemplary Programs and Practices|
Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate, The Carnegie Foundation for the
Advancement of Teaching
Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT): An NSF-funded program that focuses on developing a generation of scientists and engineers to become experts at the integrative synthesis and analysis of biological interfaces. http://www.igert.rutgers.edu/researchsamples.php
National Association of Graduate & Professional Students
Preparing Future Faculty
Re-envisioning the Ph.D.
Undergraduate Research ACS-CPT Supplement, American Chemical Society
Innovative Programs on Specific Campuses:
Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE), New York University
Community Research & Learning Network (CoRAL), Georgetown University
Council of Academic Partners, University of California, Berkeley
Discovery Program, Binghamton University
"Origins of ORDER” (On Recent Discoveries by Emory Researchers):
A Freshman Seminar at Emory University in which students learn about cutting
edge scientific research going on in laboratories at the university: http://www.cse.emory.edu/sciencenet/coll_curr/order/index.html;
The Graduate Research Consultants (GRC) program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Graduate students guide undergraduates within the lecture course as they undertake an individual or small group research project. http://www.unc.edu/depts/our/GRCprogram.html
The History of Consciousness Program, University of California, Santa
Cruz: An interdisciplinary graduate program centered in the humanities
with links to the social sciences, natural sciences and the arts.
Intellectual Entrepreneurship Program, The University of Texas, Austin
Keck Postdoctoral Research/Training Fellowships in Sciences/Mathematics,
Bryn Mawr College
Learning and Research Center for the Digital Age (LRCDA), North Carolina
LiTgloss, University at Buffalo
Master's Program in Science Entrepreneurship, Case Western Reserve University
Mellon Faculty Institute on Undergraduate Research, University of California,
Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE), University of
Maryland, College Park
Research Site for Educators in Chemistry (RSEC), University of Minnesota,
Stanford Research Communications: I-RITE (Integrating Research Into the
Summer Doctoral Fellows Program
The Colleges at LaRue Living & Learning Communities, University of
The Lewis and Clark Summer Undergraduate Research Program, University
of South Dakota
University of Washington Information Literacy Learning (uwill), University
Listserv: "Desk-top faculty development, one hundred times a year." An
electronic newsletter from the Stanford
University Learning Laboratory,