• Benchmark Quizzes for Intro Chem - The Final Results

    In the fall of 2016, I implemented benchmark quizzes in my organic 1 classes, which I wrote about here.   The quizzes covered key learning objectives, they were pass-fail, and students had to be essentially ...
    Kevin Revell
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  • Benchmark Quizzes in Organic Chemistry

    What should every student who passes my organic class be able to do? Joshua Ring is an associate professor of organic chemistry at Lenoir-Rhyne University.  This past summer, I had the opportunity to hear Josh...
    Kevin Revell
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  • Benchmark Quizzes in Organic, part 2

    Last fall, I implemented a set of benchmark quizzes in my organic chemistry classes.  These quizzes arose from a simple question:  “What should every student who passes my class be able to do?”&#...
    Kevin Revell
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  • Reaching Students - What the Research Says

    [Originally published on September 1, 2015]   Cathy Welder at Dartmouth just sent me a link with a brief review:   I thought the Flipped Chemistry crowd might want to know about this book. I'm halfway throu...
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  • In Defense of the Flip

    [originally posted 12/2/2014]   It's that time of the year again where the turkey has been roasted, eaten, sandwiched, casseroled, and sworn off till next year (or next month for some); and if you are in academi...
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  • Flipping Nursing Chemistry

    [Originally published July 10, 2015]   Doug Schirch teaches chemistry at Goshen College in Indiana. Recently, he wrote to me:   I've been following your helpful website since about the beginning of the year,...
    Kevin Revell
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  • The Flipped Project at Marquette

    [originally posted fall 2014]   About one year ago, I heard Gabriela Weaver present the results of a detailed study on the use of the flipped classroom in the majors chemistry course at Purdue. The course had be...
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  • JCE Publishes Marquette Flipped Results

    [originally published 11/20/2015]   [Originally published November 20, 2015]   For the past year, we've been following the flipped classroom project at Marquette. The study used parallel classes taught by th...
    Kevin Revell
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  • In Defense of the Flip, Part II

    I have been waiting to do this post so that I could look at my student evaluations in order to formulate my newest plan of action. For those of you who have been following this journey with me through my previous post...
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  • What Students Do to Help Themselves

    [Originally published by John Osterhout on August 17, 2015]   I polled the students in my flipped General Chemistry II class to see what they found useful for their studies. At the beginning of the Spring 2015 se...
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  • Beyond the Flipped Chemistry Project at Marquette

    [Originally published fall 2015]   Last (academic) year, I wrote about our controlled comparison of lecture and flipped courses in our non-majors General Chemistry program, which I called the Flipped Classroom Pr...
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  • Flipped Chemistry at Merced College

    The Low Down My flipped chemistry experiment at Merced College continues.  Since learning about the flipped pedagogy in Spring 2015, I have flipped my General Chemistry II, Introductory Chemistry and Pre-algebra ...
    Brandon Tenn
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  • Through the Storm:  Chemistry Education at Union University

    [originally published September 2014]   Marlyn Newhouse teaches Fundamentals of Chemistry and Physical Science at Union University in Jackson, TN. I admire Union for their academic rigor, the strength of their u...
    Kevin Revell
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  • Learning About Learning - While Trying to Improve Teaching

    [Originally Posted Fall 2014]   Over the years that my children were making their way through elementary school, I became the go to science volunteer. Times were tough for the teachers as they were ada...
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  • Meeting Diverse Styles through the Flipped Format

    To be the most effective in teaching chemistry to the present generation, an educator is best served by providing the resources learners need in the manner that is most familiar to them.  For the chemistry course...
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  • Thoughts from the Yale STEM Education Conference

    [Originally Posted August 2014]   Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a one-day symposium put on by the Yale Center for Scientific Teaching.  The event was fantastic, and essentially the entire mornin...
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