ERIC Number: EJ546514
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Grade/Study-Performance Contracts, Enhanced Communication, Cooperative Learning, and Student Performance in Undergraduate Organic Chemistry.
Dougherty, Ralph C.
Journal of Chemical Education, v74 n6 p722-26 Jun 1997
Describes and evaluates a teaching strategy, designed to increase student retention while maintaining academic performance levels in undergraduate organic chemistry, that uses grade/study-performance contracts, enhanced communication using electronic mail, and cooperative learning. Concludes that a series of interventions can substantially increase retention without degradation of standards for performance. Contains 12 references. (JRH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A