P974: Implementing ANA-POGIL activities in a variety of analytical chemistry courses

Author: Caryl Fish, Saint Vincent College, USA

Co-Author: Mary Walczak, St. Olaf College, USA; Juliette Lantz, Drew University, USA; Renee Cole, University of Iowa, USA

Date: 8/7/14

Time: 9:55 AM10:15 AM

Room: MAN 107

Related Symposium: S60

The ANA-POGIL project was conceived to bring the advantages of POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) to analytical chemistry. Thirty-six ANA-POGIL activities have been developed, reviewed, and classroom tested. They have been used in a variety of settings – from small liberal arts colleges to large state universities. Many of the courses were traditional analytical classes such as Quantitative Analysis and Instrumental Analysis. However, the activities were written to be flexible, since analytical concepts are taught in many different classes. They have also been successfully implemented in environmental analysis, research methods, and biochemistry classes. This presentation will provide insight into successful implementation strategies for ANA-POGIL activities in a variety of courses. It will also examine specific implementation examples in Instrumental Analysis, and Methods of Environmental Analysis.

P973: ANA-POGIL: The development and products of this innovative approach to teaching analytical chemistry

Author: Mary Walczak, St. Olaf College, USA

Co-Author: Caryl Fish, St. Vincent College, USA; Juliette Lantz, Drew University, USA; Renee Cole, University of Iowa, USA

Date: 8/7/14

Time: 9:35 AM9:55 AM

Room: MAN 107

Related Symposium: S60

The ANAPOGIL consortium has developed a collection of 38 process oriented guided inquiry learning activities for teaching analytical concepts in Quantitative Analysis, Instrumental Analysis and other analytically-focused courses. This six-year NSF-funded project was implemented by a consortium of analytical chemistry and chemistry education faculty from a variety of different types of institutions. The materials were peer-reviewed and classroom tested and are commercially available. A variety of assessment data was collected at several institutions regarding the efficacy of the materials in developing content mastery and process skills, and student attitudes. In this talk we will highlight innovative aspects of the POGIL active learning pedagogy in the classroom, materials developed, assessment outcomes and the consortial approach.