Project Timeline


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Project Timeline

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Execution of survey and pre-tests for NMR and MALDI  topics before curriculum change (Fall 09 as well)

Initial development of project and assessment tools.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Redesign of experiments to include use of NMR instruments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preparation of laboratory space for NMR instrument.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Installation and testing of NMR instrument.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Training of faculty in instrument operation and maintenance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pilot test use of NMR instrument in Organic Chemistry Labs.

Collection of data to gauge learning gains and instructional effectiveness, and formulate revisions as needed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Initial use of evaluation measures to gauge student learning using NMR.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evaluation of pilot testing results.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Based on test results, possible modifications to experimental protocols.

Use of learning data.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continuing use of NMR instrument in experiments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continuing collection of evaluation data.

Measures and reporting of project results.

 

 

Modification and improvement of experimental protocols based on results of learning measures and surveys.

Project processes,  curriculum, and pedagogy optimized, and planning for expanded use across other disciplines

 

 

 

 

 

Review of results with faculty involved in NMR use.

 

 

 

 

 

Final procedures optimized for continued curriculum and teaching methods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dissemination of project model and results.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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