The Project Fly High Summer Programs works with High Ability Students (e.g. Honors and College Ready) on research projects. The programs are designed for who wish to learn more about the undergraduate graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic career in psychology or research. This program is designed to improve the quality of education in psychology and research through a comprehensive set of lessons and experiences for high school students in West Tennessee. The grant funded project will leverage the expertise of UT Martin psychology professors to deliver successful programming that responds to the educational needs in the area.
Professional learning opportunities in psychology and professional writing are essential to support students as they encounter increased expectations of critical thinking and improved student achievement. The goals and objectives for Project Fly High are:
Project Fly High will expose students to the most common types of writing expected at the undergraduate level. Lessons will include one or more of the following topics:
For further details about the programs, please contact Dr. Simpfronia Taylor at 721-221-8778 or email@example.com
As a condition of acceptance into the program, program participants will be asked for personal and educational information. This tracking is done solely to conduct statistical analysis for the program to report on progress and results. The individually identifiable information collected remains strictly confidential and will not be published in articles or reports.
The one-day programs were scheduled throughout West TN and are now complete.
Deadline: All application materials and supporting documents (see application) for the Two-Week program must be received by January 31, 2020. We must have at least 10 students from one location to conduct a session. Preference will be given to applications that are completed by the program’s deadline. Notification of decisions will be made by the end of February 2020.
Participation benefit: Students will receive a minimum $50 gift card for participation in the project.
Locations: We are open to additional locations if an agency has the minimum number of students (10). We prefer students from the following areas:
Lauderdale County (Halls, Henning, Gates, Ripley)
Tipton County (Covington or nearby cities)
Please contact Dr. Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions, or need more information.
Please contact Dr. Simpfronia Taylor (email@example.com) for questions regarding the application or application deadline.
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