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Studies on student learning in a new organic chemistry curriculum designed to deepen understanding of reactivity and chemistry principles

Alison Flynn (University of Ottawa)
Thursday, December 6, 2018
4:00-5:30 PM
1640 Chemistry Chemistry Dow Lab Map
Chemistry education research has revealed numerous challenges students face learning organic chemistry, including barriers learning chemistry’s language, interpreting, rationalizing, and predicting mechanistic processes and driving forces, and limitations in curricula connecting organic chemistry to broader contexts. In this presentation, I will more deeply describe these challenges, explain our efforts at addressing these challenges with a redesigned curriculum, and share our associated research findings.











Alison Flynn (University of Ottawa)
Building: Chemistry Dow Lab
Event Type: Other
Tags: Chemistry, Science
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department of Chemistry