Promoting Conceptual Understanding of Chemical Representations : Students ' Use of a Visualization Tool in the Classroom

@inproceedings{Soloway2000PromotingCU,
  title={Promoting Conceptual Understanding of Chemical Representations : Students ' Use of a Visualization Tool in the Classroom},
  author={Elliot Soloway and Title},
  year={2000}
}
This study investigated how students develop their understanding of chemical representations with the aid of a visualizing tool, eChem, that allows them to build molecular models and simultaneously view multiple representations. Multiple sources of data were collected with the participation of high school students (n=71) over a six-week period. The results of the preand post-tests show that students' understandings of chemical representations improved substantially. The analysis of video… CONTINUE READING
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