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Chemistry Education Research and Practice

2008 Volume 9, Number 3

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Number of articles: 5

  1. A Review of Literature Reports of Clickers Applicable to College Chemistry Classrooms

    James R. MacArthur & Loretta L. Jones

    The use of clickers (also referred to as Audience Paced Feedback, Classroom Communication Systems, Personal Response Systems, Electronic Voting Systems, Student Response Systems, Audience Response ... More

    pp. 187-195

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  2. Learning Stoichiometry: A Comparison of Text and Multimedia Formats

    Karen L. Evans, David Yaron & Gaea Leinhardt

    Even after repeated instruction, first year college chemistry students are often unable to apply stoichiometry knowledge to equilibrium and acid-base chemistry problems. The dynamic and interactive... More

    pp. 208-218

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  3. Exploring the Phenomenon of "Change of Phase" of Pure Substances Using the Microcomputer-Based-Laboratory (MBL) System

    Evgenia Pierri, Anthi Karatrantou & Chris Panagiotakopoulos

    We examined how first year students (10th grade) of Greek Senior High School could conceptualize the influence of the molecular weight of saturated fatty acids on the melting and the freezing point... More

    pp. 234-239

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  4. Effects and Implications of Mini-Lectures on Learning in First-Semester General Chemistry

    Joe Toto & Kathy Booth

    This study describes the efficacy of a novel tool, mini-lecture movies, in teaching Web based general chemistry. The analysis shows a marked improvement in student learning, as evidenced by a... More

    pp. 259-266

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  5. "SimChemistry" as an Active Learning Tool in Chemical Education

    Kim Bolton, Elisabeth Saalman, Michael Christie, Ake Ingerman & Cedric Linder

    The publicly available free computer program, "SimChemistry," was used as an active learning tool in the chemical engineering curriculum at the University College of Boras, Sweden. The activity... More

    pp. 277-284

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