Lab manager Solaire Finkenstaedt-Quinn and masters student Michael Petterson, recently published “The role of authentic contexts and social elements in supporting organic chemistry students’ interactions with writing-to-learn assignments” in CERP. Michael and Solaire show how incorporating relevance of content through […]
Congratulations to Paul and Field for publishing their latest paper Organic Chemistry Students’ Written Descriptions and Explanations of Resonance and Its Influence on Reactivity in the Journal of Chemical Education. Paul and Field worked to undertand how students think about […]
Our newest paper summarizes years of reflection, collaboration, and hard work! Cultural Relevance in Chemistry Education: Snow Chemistry and the Iñupiaq Community was published in the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect special issue in the Journal of Chemical Education. In this piece, members […]
We’d like to welcome Safron and Sydni who are all awesome undergrads working with us this summer. Safron is a senior undergraduate student who is majoring in Chemistry at the University of Minnesota – Morris. As a part of her […]
Eleni and Jordan’s paper, University instructors’ knowledge for teaching organic chemistry mechanisms, is now available in CERP. In this study, Eleni and Jordan interviewed chemistry GTAs and faculty members, during which participants completed three mechanism questions from organic chemistry I […]
The manuscript Detecting High Orders of Cognitive Complexity in Students’ Reasoning in Argumentative Writing about Ocean Acidification is being presented at the 11th annual Learning Analytics and Knowledge conference by group members Blair and Amber. The full manuscript can be found in […]
Group members Solaire and Field will present at MICER (Methods in Chemistry Education Research) 2021! Solaire and Field recently published an article in CERP describing how CER researchers establish reliability.
Congrats to our undergraduate student Jordan, who has officially committed to going to Stanford to complete her Masters degree in Secondary Earth Science Education. We are so proud of you!
In Utilizing peer review and revision in STEM to support the development of conceptual knowledge through writing, now out in Written Communication, Solaire and Noelle describe a study identifying whether students revised their statistical language in response to a WTL assignment following peer […]
Michael and Solaire’s manuscript, Praxis of writing-to-learn: A model for the design and propagation of Writing-to-Learn in STEM is now out in JCE. In this manuscript, Michael and Solaire describe the process of designing and propagating Writing-to-Learn assignments in introductory STEM […]