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(38002) Chemical Equilibrium

These materials on chemical equilibrium are designed to spark an active learning environment in the classroom. Materials can be downloaded and modified to fit particular learning goals. The website is… Read more »

(38001) Separation Science

Designed as a faculty resource on separation science, the published materials are available to be used and modified to fit any curricular pedagogy. Materials include a text, sample problems, and… Read more »

(27017) A Citizen’s Guide to Understanding and Monitoring Lakes and Streams

This document is a concise and well-written overview of water quality monitoring for the layperson. As such, it is a useful introduction to the subject for introductory level environmental science… Read more »

Adopting POGIL Methodology for Analytical Chemistry

POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) is a NSF sponsored project designed to actively engage students in the learning process in the classroom. Ana-POGIL activities cover topics ranging from statistics… Read more »

Theme-Based Modular Approach for Delivering the Undergraduate Analytical Curriculum

This paper from the ABCs of Teaching Analytical Science in the journal Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry describes the modifications to the analytical curriculum at Butler University. The laboratory associated with… Read more »

Effects of an Active Learning Environment: Teaching Innovations at a Research I Institution

This is a link to a JCE paper (JCE subscription required to access pdf file) describing a study of two instructional formats – passive lecture and a student-centered collaborative learning… Read more »

An Unusual Arson Case: Polymer Grains

A case example of determination of an arson accelerant by a variety of analytical techniques. Will make a good case record for an active learning class. Uses a variety of… Read more »

Active Learning in Advanced Analytical Chemistry, a course for first year graduate students

The introductory lecture course for graduate-level analytical chemistry is commonly understood to require students to be broadly aware of analytical tools, current problems, and methods for linking problems and measurements…. Read more »

Priciples of DNA for Officers of the Court

An interactive course designed to inform beginning students of the basic principles of DNA testing. The course covers the biology of DNA,statistics and population genetics, forensic databases, and the presentation… Read more »

Building a Bridge to a Student-Centered Learning in Instrumental Analysis

This paper describes an active learning approach to the undergraduate instrumental analysis course. It offers a detailed analysis of the conventional teaching and learning environment, and suggests how to modify… Read more »

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