ERIC Number: EJ633624
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
The Impact of Active and Context-based Learning in Introductory Chemistry Courses: An Early Evaluation of the Modular Approach.
Gutwill-Wise, Joshua P.
Journal of Chemical Education, v78 n5 p684-90 May 2001
Describes the modular approach created by ChemConnections that involves change in content and pedagogy. Reports on two comparative evaluation studies that assess the impact of the modular approach on students' understanding, reasoning skills, and attitudes toward chemistry. Indicates that modular classroom section students outperformed the non-modular on in-class exams or conceptual tests and on in-depth interviews. (Contains 14 references.) (ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A