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Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD)


URCAD, 2018

Alison Cohen (left) and Fatema Colombowala (right) presented a poster on college students perceptions of how their parents sacrificed to support their education. They examined how perceptions of sacrifice were related to students’ value of education. Their presentation was titled, “The Impact of Parents’ Sacrifices on First-Generation College Students’ Educational Utility.”

URCAD, 2017

Rebecca Hill and Alexander Lee presented, “Executive Functioning Strategies: How do Children Think They Learn, and Does it Matter for Task Performance.”  Poster

Nancy Chen and Felice Schwartz presented, “Differences in Math Socialization between Native Chinese and U.S. Chinese Immigrant Mothers. Poster

URCAD, 2016

Asma Qaiyumi (left) and Aman Sajid (right) presented a poster on children’s awareness of task distractions and task persistence.  They qualitatively coded children’s responses to see whether children’s definitions of ignoring distractions and persisting on tasks were similar to researchers’ definitions.

URCAD 2015

Dafina Chisholm (left) and Rupsha Singh (right) completed a poster project entitled “The Relationship Between Boys’ and Girls’ Self-Awareness of Learning Strategies and their Cognitive Task Performance at Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day at UMBC.

URCAD, 2014

Hinali Patel (left) presented a poster project entitled ” Children’s Views on How Math is Used by Themselves and Others”.  Hinali coded child interview data in order to find out who children see using math and how they see it being used.