McNair Research Evaluation #2

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McNair Scholar First Name

McNair Scholar Last Name

Research Mentor Name


Research Title

Please address the following questions to the best of your knowledge.

1. A. Assess the current level of your scholar's research skills

1. B. Please list specifics

2. Since your initial progress report what improvements, if any, has your scholar demonstrated?

3. A. Are you satisfied with your scholar's research project at this point?

3. B. Cite specific steps taken by your scholar.

4. A. How much direction does your scholar still seem to require?

4. B. Cite specifics.

5. A. Has your scholar improved his/her writing skills?

5. B. If unable to judge, what writing have you seen?

6. A. Is your scholar effectively meeting the stipulations you both agreed upon in your Scholar/Mentor Contract?

6. B. If not, please list stipulations.

7. A. Are the meetings with your scholar continuing to go satisfactorily?

7. B. Please identify specific problems/issues.

8. A. Have you discussed preparing for oral or poster presentations with your scholar?

8. B. Will your scholar be read to present at the Closing Symposium in late July?

9. A. Have you discussed planning for and choosing a graduate program?

9. B. Please list specific programs and their institutions.

10. A. Have you spoken to your scholar about graduate school survival strategies?

10.B If not, will you be able to address this before the program ends in August?

10.C If so, what strategies have you suggested or recommended?

In comparison with a representative group of students at the same grade level or in the same field with the same field with the same general background, experience, and training, how would you rank the scholar in the following areas?

1. Intellectually Ability

2. Motivation to study chosen field

3. Knowledge of topic

4. Work habits

5. Productivity

6. Prompt completion of tasks

7. Initiative

8. Research Skills

9. Writing Skills

10. Oral Communication Skills

11. Ability to work with others

12. Further Comments