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Faculty Toolkit

CHS Undergrad Research Opportunities Form

(Instructions: Please complete all the required fields. Successful submission of the form will give you a confirmation page. If after submission, the page refreshes back to the form itself, then you have missed one of the required fields.  Please correct and re-submit the form.)


HHS 455 Contract Form

(Instructions: Please complete all the required fields. Successful submission of the form will give you a confirmation page. If after submission, the page refreshes back to the form itself, then you have missed one of the required fields.  Please correct and re-submit the form.)


CHS Undergrad Research Certificate Checklist

(Instructions: Save this PDF to your computer. Please use this form to track your student's progress. Once all requirements are completed, digitally sign and email the PDF form electronically to me at richard.andreatta@uky.edu)


Additional Information


Optional Assessment Rubrics for Use by Mentors 

(Note: These rubrics are available to assist in your grading. If you wish to submit a completed rubric for a student, click SUBMIT and the PDF will be emailed to the office.)


Optional Research Ethics Readings

(Note: Use of these readings is left up to the discretion of the mentor to incorporate into any discussion on ethics they may choose to have with a student.)


Credit Hour Formula 

(Note: This is a helpful table to help you gauge the number of hours you can expect a student to work for a given number of enrolled credits.)

Fall or Spring Semester 12 Week Summer Session

For a 1 credit hour experience: 3-4 hours per week in research.

For a 1 credit hour experience: < 6 hours per week, for 12 weeks in research.

For a 2 credit hour experience: 4-6 hours per week in research.

For a 2 credit hour experience: 6-10 hours per week, for 12 weeks in research.
For a 3 credit hour experience: >8 hours per week in research. For a 3 credit hour experience: > 10hours per week for 12 weeks in research.