From General to Organic Chemistry

Courses and Curricula to Enhance Student Retention

Supaporn Kradtap Hartwell (Redaktør) ; Tanya Gupta (Redaktør)

General and organic chemistry are part of many STEM majors and subsequent STEM careers. Student success in these (gatekeeping) courses can dramatically alter a student's path. This volume discusses courses and curricula designed to improve retention and lower the number of students receiving a D, F, or W in a course. Les mer
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General and organic chemistry are part of many STEM majors and subsequent STEM careers. Student success in these (gatekeeping) courses can dramatically alter a student's path. This volume discusses courses and curricula designed to improve retention and lower the number of students receiving a D, F, or W in a course. Faculty, administrators, educational policy developers, and other readers will find effective interventions that can be applied at diverse institutions
to increase student success in chemistry.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Chapter 1. Enhancing Student Retention in General and Organic Chemistry: An Introduction, Tanya Gupta and Supaporn Kradtap Hartwell
Chapter 2. Gateways to Completion: Reconceptualizing General Chemistry I to Enhance Student Success at Eastern Michigan University, Amy Flanagan Johnson and Ross Nord
Chapter 3. Low DWF Rate General Chemistry Course: It Is Possible, Ryan T. Hayes and David W. Randall
Chapter 4. Improving Student Success One Step at a Time, Kirsten A. Casey, Lynn J. Tracey, Kristine E. Miller, and Elizabeth A. Gabbard
Chapter 5. Creating a System of Integrated Support for General Chemistry Cohorts Utilizing Student-Driven Laboratory Curriculum, Stacy I. Chamberlin and Lynetta M. Mier
Chapter 6. Reconfiguring the General Chemistry I Laboratory Course at a Small PUI, Lori A. Bolyard, Brad M. Neal, Ann R. Cutler, and David K. Styers-Barnett
Chapter 7. Using Graduate and Experienced Undergraduate Students to Support Introductory Courses, Emily F. Kerr and Martin Samuels
Chapter 8. Molecular Sciences Made Personal: Developing Curiosity in General and Organic Chemistry with a Multi-Semester Utility Value Intervention, Jose A. Zavala, Rajat Chadha, Diana M. Steele, Christian Ray, and Jeffrey S. Moore
Chapter 9. Enhancing Student Learning and Retention in Organic Chemistry: Benefits of an Online Organic Chemistry Preparatory Course, Susan M. King, Ninger Zhou, Christian Fischer, Fernando Rodriguez, and Mark Warschauer
Chapter 10. Increasing Student Mastery of Organic Chemistry through Planned Interface of NMR Lecture and Laboratory Activities, Susan M. Schelble, Chad L. Magee, and Ryan A. Dohoney
Chapter 11. Evaluation of a Peer-Led Team Learning-Flipped Classroom Reform in Large Enrollment Organic Chemistry Courses, Joan Mutanyatta-Comar and Suazette R. Mooring
Chapter 12. Factors Influencing Student Engagement, Motivation, and Learning: Strategies to Enhance Student Success and Retention, Brian D. Gute and Jacob W. Wainman

Editors' Biographies
Author Index
Subject Index

Om forfatteren

Supaporn Kradtap Hartwell, Department of Chemistry
Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Tanya Gupta, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Avera Health & Science Center, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota, United States