For example, maybe you have seen The Huff Post College Thesis Project that gives students “a chance to share with a wide audience the fruit of their hard academic work,” a thesis abstract between 800 and 1,000 words. Article available at (Article online) Laura Guertin is a Professor of Earth Science at Penn State Brandywine in Media, PA.
However, this Inside Higher Ed article details how a student was turned away from publishing in an academic journal because part of his work was already published elsewhere – specifically, on The Thesis Project site. Her research focuses on how technology can enhance teaching and student learning in introductory-level geoscience courses for non-science majors.
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The class option ``honors'' should be used for theses submitted to the Schreyer Honors College.
I recommend departments and thesis advisers be pro-active in alerting students to these potential email requests for publishing and discussing “ownership” of data and research outcomes.
At a minimum, please encourage students to get in touch with you, even after graduation, when they are contacted by a potential source for presenting and/or publishing. And if requested, the Honors College will restrict access for two years after a thesis is completed for patent or proprietary purposes, but then the thesis is released online to the public once the two-year period is complete. The theses for non-honors students in the geosciences can be uploaded under a Creative Commons license and accessed in Penn State’s e-repository called Scholar Sphere (see geoscience examples). Not Really a Mainlander [blog post] (Post online) Levy, F., R. The more you communicate with faculty and staff to better understand the process, the more you will find that it enhances your education.Please explore the resources available in the Senior Honors Thesis Handbook to you to ensure your success.The Penn State Thesis class file and template for use with La Te X. The 10/21/2013 changes should bring the generated document in line with Graduate School requirements. This is a template file to help get you started using the for theses and dissertations at Penn State University.This is version 2.4.0 of the and version 1.3.0 of the template. You will, of course, need to put the file someplace that La Te X will find it.Students who wish to graduate with Honors from the Kent State University Honors College must complete and successfully defend a Senior Honors Thesis/Project. The Senior Honors Thesis/Project is a 6-credit-hour independent project.It may be a research, creative, or applied project and is completed under the direction of a faculty member.The purpose of this blog post is not to give a thumbs-up or a thumbs-down to having students share their undergraduate research results online – that is between a student and his/her mentor.But when it comes to copyright issues, ownership of the data to a larger project, etc., we need to have this conversation with our students to discuss “what’s next?