Integrating Research Project Into Teaching

By Kalpana Khanal, PhD

As professors, we continually seek out ways to apply abstract theoretical constructs to real-world situations. We want students to grasp the relevance of theoretical concepts to better understand this world we live in. We desire that our students acquire critical thinking skills so that they will be able to evaluate the quality of information.

One of the aspects of the Economics department at Nichols College is the core belief that there is synergy between teaching and research. Many studies have also shown that undergraduate research holds the potential to increase learning, retention, graduation rates, and entrance into graduate programs.

Read more by visiting the blog From the Faculty: Writing and Perspectives from the Faculty of Nichols College.

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