Multi-Technology Use in Teaching Organic Chemistry

Author(s): 
Sapna Gupta
Author Affiliation: 
Palm Beach State College
Abstract: 
Technology should make our life easier not more complicated.  As I learn more technology, I try to implement it in my classroom to see if it makes my student’s life easier.  And in some cases it does.  During the past five years I have gradually increased “out of class” learning environment for my students, so I can have more time in class to go over problem solving.  I will present how and what kind of resources I created for my students using LiveScribe Pen and Power Point video lectures.  To increase class participation, I also started using Clickers. I will discuss some of the strengths and drawbacks of all the resources and my future plans to increase student preparation before they come to class and participation in class once they are there. 
Conference: 
Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, 2016
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