Patricia Johann and Franklyn Turbak,
Lumberjack Summer Camp: A Cross-Institutional Undergraduate Research Experience in Computer Science,
Computer Science Education 11(4), Dec. 2001.
This paper describes our experiences in leading Lumberjack Summer
Camp, a ten-week undergraduate research experience in compiler-based
optimization techniques for functional programs, held during the summer
of 2000. Like many undergraduate research experiences, Lumberjack
Summer Camp was designed to provide an opportunity for students and
faculty to work closely together toward a common research goal. But
Lumberjack Summer Camp was designed around an additional aim as well:
to bring together a critical mass of researchers from two
small liberal arts colleges to pursue individual research projects
situated within one overarching, collaborative, cutting-edge research
endeavor. We explore some important consequences of this design choice,
ultimately offering Lumberjack Summer Camp as an unusual, but very
workable, model for undergraduate research experiences.