Success Stories

Professors from over 700 colleges and universities use Aktiv Chemistry to engage students inside and outside of the classroom. Learn how some of them have transformed their courses.

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Customizing the Course Experience to Meet the Most Rigorous Standards

Professor Lenny Vuocolo uses Aktiv Chemistry in his rigorous Modern Chemistry course to ask probing in-class questions and provide his students with extra practice

Lenny Vuocolo

Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University


Making Departmental Adoptions Easier with Technology that Keeps Students and Instructors in Mind

Professor Anthony Durante has worked with his community college department and faculty body to implement Aktiv Chemistry across several first-year chemistry courses with over 30 individual sections per semester.

Anthony Durante

Associate Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Bronx Community College


Sparking Interest and Engagement in Introductory Chemistry for Non-STEM Majors

Professor Elaine Bernal has adopted Aktiv Chemistry in her Introductory Chemistry class for non-STEM majors where she uses the platform to drive engagement in the classroom and cut down the barriers around the subject matter for her students

Elaine Bernal

Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, California State University – Long Beach


A Change for the Better: Excelling with New Classroom & Homework Technology

Long-time chemical educator, Professor Mark Blaser, has adopted Aktiv Chemistry to foster better interactions in his flipped classroom and provide a seamless online homework platform for his students

Mark Blaser

Faculty, Department of Physical Sciences, Shasta College


Going the Distance: How Faculty Have Implemented Aktiv Chemistry for Remote Learning

Learn how several Aktiv Chemistry faculty have used the platform to quickly adapt their courses to different online formats in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Helping Students Learn, Interact, and Visualize Chemistry in New Ways

Professor Katie Kolbet has brought Aktiv Chemistry into her General Chemistry course to break down key concepts and teach without the hassles of traditional online homework

Kathleen Kolbet

Professor of Chemistry, Department of Physical Sciences, Truckee Meadows Community College


Replacing Clickers with Innovative, Multi-Functional Classroom Engagement Technology

Professor Mallory Mentele has swapped out her traditional clickers with Aktiv Chemistry to bring active-style chemistry questions into her large Introductory and General Chemistry lectures

Mallory Mentele

Chemistry Instructor, Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University

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How One Chemistry Department Saved Its Student Population Over $60,000 Per Year

Brad Bates and Brian Woodrum have led the adoption of Aktiv Chemistry and OpenStax Chemistry to increase engagement and significantly reduce student costs in their General Chemistry sequence

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Chemistry Faculty, Department of Physicals Sciences & Engineering, Chandler Gilbert Community College

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Making the Flip: Technology that Enhances the Flipped Classroom Model

Professor Stephanie Dillon uses Aktiv Chemistry to flip her 350+ student General Chemistry course at Florida State University and has seen improvements in student performance

Stephanie Dillon

Faculty & Director of Freshman Chemistry Labs, Florida State University