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Online Support and Online Assessment for Teaching and Learning Chemistry
McDonnell, Claire; Brouwer, Natasa
Book title: Innovative Methods of Teaching and Learning Chemistry in Higher Education In this chapter, examples of innovative approaches that use educational technology to support active learning in chemistry lectures, tutorials and laboratory sessions are considered. The scope of the chapter is limited to blended learning. The strengths and weaknesses of e-learning are examined and the options available for online assessment using electronic tests and e-portfolios are discussed. In addition to the literature references provided in the chapter, several examples of good practice involving the implementation of information and communication technology for chemistry teaching in higher education are incorporated. A list of online resources for lecturers is also included.
Keyword(s): chemistry education; blended learning; eLearning; educational technology; virtual learning environment; electronic portfolio; peer assessment; wikis; 1.4 CHEMICAL SCIENCES, Education, general, including, *pedagogy; Chemistry; Science and Mathematics Education
Publication Date:
2009
Type: Book chapter
Peer-Reviewed: No
Contributor(s): European Chemistry Thematic Network
Institution: Dublin Institute of Technology
Citation(s): Brouwer, N. & McDonnell, C. (2009). Online Support and Online Assessment for Teaching and Learning Chemistry. In Eilks, I. & Byers, B. (Eds.), Innovative Methods iof Teaching and Learning Chemistry in Higher Education (pp. 123-152) Cambridge UK: RSC Publishing.
Publisher(s): Dublin Institute of Technology
File Format(s): application/pdf
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