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Teaching Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies

Bernadette McNary-Zak and Rebecca Todd Peters


This book offers an introduction to the philosophy and practice of Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies and takes up several significant and ongoing questions related to it. It provides an overview of fundamental issues and pedagogical questions that relate to the practice of Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies and practical models for application in the classroom. It will also serve as a dialogue partner on emerging issues and insight into pertinent questions in the field based on the experience of recognized experts in the mentoring of Undergraduate Research. Individual chapte ... More

Keywords: undergraduate research, pedagogy, religious studies, mentoring, professional support, research methods, original contribution, institutional support, assessment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199732869
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732869.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bernadette McNary-Zak, author
Rhodes College

Rebecca Todd Peters, author
Elon University