At a minimum, faculty sponsors are expected to read the paper and verify that the research submitted was conducted at Southeast Missouri State University, that it is properly formatted, is appropriately written, represents B or A grade work, and is primarily the work of, and will be presented by, the student(s).
In addition, faculty sponsors should be sure that their students know how to present a paper or poster in a professional manner, and should take care that the presented research balances professionalism for the particular discipline with presentation to a varied audience. The student(s) should practice before the sponsor prior to their presentation day to ensure these requirements:
Students are expected to stay for the entire session during which their project, and 2-3 other student projects, will be presented. Sessions are 50-75 minutes time slots that correspond to normally scheduled class times.