Chemistry Assessment Tool

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Why is this research being done?
This study is intended to assess the effectiveness of the curriculum and techniques used for teaching General Chemistry Laboratory concepts, as it pertains to lasting knowledge. Students, both current and past, will be asked content-based questions about CHM 1103 material, with the goal of tracking how well students retain information from year to year, considering variables such as time spent away from the course and major.

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