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Abstract Volume 6 Issue 6 (2001) pp 365-369

A Web-Based, Calculator-Skills Tutorial and Self-Test for General Chemistry Students

Norbert J. Pienta,* H. Holden Thorp, Robert M. Panoff, Robert R. Gotwals, Jr. and Holly P. Hir

Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1294, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, Shodor Education Foundation, Inc. Durham, NC 27705, and Department of Mathematics, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28607
Received February 7, 2001. Accepted September 6, 2001

Published online: 16 November 2001

Abstract. We describe the creation and utilization of a collection of Internet-based materials as supplemental instruction for students enrolled in the first-semester course of a general chemistry sequence. These tutorial and self-assessment materials are intended for asynchronous use as a review of mathematical concepts and skills including functional performance with calculators.

Key Words:  Computers in Chemistry;

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Issue date: December 7, 2001

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