Session S5b (Monday, 9:30am, Life Sciences 009)

P160: Developing a ChemPath to supplement POGIL in-class activities

Jeffery Schwehm (Lakeland College, USA)

Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) is a guided inquiry based method for teaching chemistry that uses chemistry content presented in the form of POGIL in-class activities to assist students in developing problem solving and critical thinking skills.  For some students, the chemical models presented in POGIL in-class activities lacks context which makes it difficult for them to interpret those models.  Therefore, a ChemPath has been developed to supplement POGIL in-class activities.  ChemPath is part of the Chemistry Education Digital Library (www.chemeddl.org) where students are taken through a chemistry pathway that links an on-line chemistry textbook with web-based applications and activities.  The POGIL ChemPath has been designed to supplement POGIL in-class activities with homework assignments that prepare the students for POGIL in-class activities.  This paper will describe the development and discuss the assessment of the POGIL ChemPath.

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