• Flipping for Beginners - Tips and Tricks

    Introduction. I wrote this post primarily for professors that might be considering flipping their classrooms. The tips and tricks below I developed while teaching General Chemistry to freshmen for eight years at Angel...
    John Osterhout
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  • Homework as Engagement

    It's a beautiful day in the land of Flipped Chemistry. The students arrive with bright eyes and inquiring minds. They've done the reading, achieved a basic mastery of the concepts, and are now ready to polish their ne...
    John Osterhout
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  • Merced College 2nd Annual Active Learning Conference

    Merced College (3600 M St, Merced, CA, 95348) will be hosting the 2nd Annual Active Learning Conference on January 9th 2019.  This one-day conference will feature a keynote address by Dr. Nika Hogan, an English p...
    Brandon Tenn
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  • Lexington Workshop

    For today's seminar, we will use these links:   Metal-Nonmetal Reactions Precipitation Reactions Bomb Calorimetry Voltaic Cells
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  • Flipping Survey

    In a post last May, "What's Your Style". I invited members of this community to answer questions about their flipping style with the promise that I would summarize the results at a later date. About the same time, I s...
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  • Flipping Fridays

    After reading about flipped classrooms and attending an NSF-sponsored cCWCS workshop (Chemistry Collaborations, Workshops & Communities of Scholars) June 20-23 2016, I decided to try out flipping my organic chemis...
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  • Flipped Chemistry Authors

    Kevin Revell Kevin Revell received his bachelor's degree from the University of New Orleans in 1995, then his Master's Degree in Organic Chemistry from Iowa State in 2000. After several very formative years work...
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  • Hello Class

    It's fall. It's Monday morning. The semester is fresh. The sleepy faces in front of you are staring up with trepidation, with hope, or with quiet expectancy. For most of them it is their very first college class. Gues...
    John Osterhout
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  • Making Chemistry Stick

    If you haven’t read it, I highly recommend the book Made to Stick:  Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die.  This extraordinary book, written by brothers Chip and Dan Heath, poses a question that i...
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  • Two-Year College Chemistry Consortium

    3/16/18 10:00 AM
    This conference will be held in New Orleans, LA, just ahead of the American Chemical Society conference.  For more information, see the conference website link:   Chemistry Consortium - Delgado Community Co...
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  • Active Learning Conference - Merced

    For Kevin Revell's session at the conference, please use these four links:   Metal-Nonmetal: https://savi-cdn.macmillantech.com/revell/workshop/savi-revell-videopicker-metalnonmetal/index.html  Precipit...
    Kevin Revell
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  • On Groups

    In my flipped general chemistry class we start off with a group quiz and continue with a worksheet, also performed in a group. The nature of the quizzes and the worksheets are important, sure, but so are the nature of...
    John Osterhout
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  • It's That Chemistry Algebra

    A few semesters back, a student sent an email to one of my faculty explaining that "I'm really good at algebra, it's just that chemistry algebra that gets me." I had always interpreted that statement as a frustration ...
    John Osterhout
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  • Formative Assessments with iClicker Reef

    iClicker Reef is a great tool for formative and summative assessments.  In this article, I will summarize the ways I use the different question types in order to conduct various types of (non-content related) for...
    Brandon Tenn
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  • Developing Grit

    My classes are rife with groans and sighs when passing back exams and quizzes.  To try and encourage student persistence and grit development, I decided to implement mastery based quizzes like Kevin mentioned in ...
    Brandon Tenn
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  • Active Learning Conference at Merced College

    1/12/18 11:00 AM
    On January 12, 2018, 8-4 pm, Merced College (3600 M St., Merced, CA 95348) will be hosting a conference on Active Learning.  This conference is open to all post-secondary educators in 2-year or 4-year public or p...
    Kevin Revell
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  • A Chemistry Workshop: Strategies & Tools You Can Use for Active Learning

    10/27/17 12:00 PM
    For more details, see here: A Chemistry Workshop: Strategies & Tools You Can Use for Active Learning      Workshop Agenda:  10:05–10:50 am. Active Learning Simplified, Dr. Kat...
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    A Chemistry Workshop: Strategies & Tools You Can Use for Active Learning
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  • Active Learning Conference at Merced College

    On January 12, 2018, 8-4 pm, Merced College (3600 M St., Merced, CA 95348) will be hosting a conference on Active Learning.  This conference is open to all post-secondary educators in 2-year or 4-year public or p...
    Brandon Tenn
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  • Low Tech Student Engagement Tools

    Problem: The same student(s) always answer questions. Solution:  Popsicle sticks The same student(s) always answer questions while the rest of the class remains quiet.  How can we get other students involv...
    Brandon Tenn
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  • Revell Named Top Flipped Learning Educator

    Macmillan Learning is proud to announce that The Flipped Learning Global Initiative has named Introductory Chemistry author Kevin Revell one of the top 40 Flipped Learning educators worldwide.   The list, compil...
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