Field and Ina’s paper, Investigating students’ reasoning over time for case comparisons of acyl transfer reaction mechanisms, with collaborators David Kranz and Nicole Graulich in Germany, is now available in Chemistry Education Research and Practice. In this research, they describe a case […]
Nick, Solaire, and Catherine’s paper, Reporting Biochemistry to the General Public through a Science Communication Writing Assignment, is now available in the Journal of Chemical Education Working with a biochemistry professor, they implemented a writing assignment that tasked students with attending a […]
An article in the Artic Sounder appeared over the holidays describing a group project with UM faculty Kerri Pratt and Iḷisaġvik College faculty Linda Nicolas-Figueroa. Group members Jeffrey Spencer and Danielle Maxwell have been working with these faculty to design and […]
The group enjoyed seeing eachother for the first time since spring during an outing to Wasem Fruit Farm. We ate delicious donuts and cider and picked pumpkins.
Michael spent the summer continuing his research with the group funded by the UM Department of Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).
Solaire, Field, Michael, Sabrina, and Emma’s paper, Exploring student thinking about addition reactions, is now available in the Journal of Chemical Education. Through this research, Solaire, Field, Michael, Sabrina, and Emma captured students’ thinking as they worked through two addition […]
In this paper, Field and co-authors analyzed students’ writing about an organic reaction mechanism using a framework to identify features necessary for mechanistic reasoning. Thy qualitatively described how students engaged in writing about features of the mechanisms, and quantitatively examined […]
Welcome to our newest Shutlz Group member! Amber Dood recently graduated from the University of South Florida with her PhD in chemistry. She now holds a post-doc position in the Shultz group and is working on the MWrite project. Check […]
Solaire, Audrey, Gabrielle, and Catherine’s paper titled Capturing student conceptions of thermodynamics and kinetics using writing has been accepted to the Chemistry Education Research and Practice journal. In this project, students responded and wrote peer reviews for a Writing-to-Learn assignment […]
Ginger’s presentation about the MWrite project to the MIT Teaching and Learning Lab is described in a blog post written by MITili Staff.