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ERIC Number: EJ824951
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
Student Perceptions of the Benefits of a Learner-Based Writing Assignment in Organic Chemistry
Ablin, Lois
Journal of Chemical Education, v85 n2 p237-239 Feb 208
A writing assignment to increase student understanding of and interest in practical applications of organic chemistry is described. Students were required to study a pharmaceutical or other organic compound and perform a qualitative risk assessment on the chemical. Student perceptions of the benefits of the paper were generally positive. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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