Active Learning is Transforming the Way Students Learn Organic Chemistry

A look at why Organic Chemistry is a challenging course to teach and how faculty are responding by incorporating more active and modern methodologies as well as new technologies with their students

Amanda Kutney

Director of Content

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What makes organic chemistry such a challenging subject to teach?

How does an active learning approach help resolve these issues?

What is the best technology for teaching organic chemistry?

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Are you ready to engage your Organic Chemistry students and reshape their active learning?

¹ This page may contain direct quotes that were provided at a time where Aktiv Chemistry was named Chem101. We have replaced the name Chem101 with Aktiv Chemistry to minimize confusion.

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