Engaged learning includes:
Engaged learning refers to student involvement in original research, scholarly activity, and/or creative activity that is mentored by a faculty member with the goal of publication, presentation, performance, or exhibition beyond the campus community.
Studies show that these activities contribute to student success in:
In short, engaged learning helps students gain independence as a learner — a skill that is highly valued in the workplace.
As a student at USJ, the faculty and academic staff will help you engage in scholarly activity by providing resources that support you and your faculty mentor. The Center works with students from all majors and levels of programs. Creative topics are unique to each student and discipline. You can develop your own topic or join an existing research team.
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