NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 2 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Collins-Webb, Alexandra; Jeffery, Kathleen A.; Sweeder, Ryan D. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2016
The move from general chemistry to organic chemistry can be a challenge for students as it often involves a transition from quantitatively-oriented to mechanistically-oriented thinking. This study found that the design of the general chemistry course can change the student experience of this transition as assessed by a reflective survey. The…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Science Instruction, Student Experience
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kassaee, Ameneh Mahrou; Rowell, Ginger Holmes – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2016
Researchers have confirmed that students' motivation is one of the most important factors educators can target to improve learning (Williams & Williams, 2011). This study explored the role which student's motivation played in the retention of first-time, full-time freshman (FTFTF) STEM majors at University (U) (blinded). Student motivational…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Intervention, STEM Education, Student Motivation