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Judging Research Articles on the Basis of Suspicion

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Assessment checklist for courses Instructional Design

FIER Procedural Flow FIER I.D. follows procedural stages. Each phase of FIER...

Formulating learning styles-based objectives/outcomes (LSBO)

Formulating Learning Styles-based Objectives/Outcomes (LSBO) The contents here are taken from...

Research Flow for Technical and Engineering Students

The following outlines the steps of a proposed research flow for technical engineering students...

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This activity for undergraduate students research course aimed to test students' initial understanding of their research plan. It is expected to help them reflect further on their research topic so they may have a good grasp of their research plan.

This  post is intended for students in general chemistry class.  

The Nipa Nuts

Nipa oil, unknown in the chemistry handbooks, had been characterized in the Philippines and Indonesia.  These studies however, do not agree with each other as shown on their results in Table 1. 

      Table 1 Discrepancies on the characteristic studies on Nipa oil 

"If the child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way [he] learn[s]"  - Ignacio Estrada, Facebook Post

Learning styles-based education (LSBEd) places the child as the center of education. Learning Styles-Based Education uses an enhanced instructional design (FIER Instructional design) that includes the 5-step, 5-cycle model of teaching.  It follows the learning styles model as a basis in the formulation of objectives, outcomes, activities, and assessment.

The Need to Update the Article

The purpose of trying to assess the understanding of my students on alcoholic beverages, unexpectedly led to the need to update the article they read.

The Process

This is the second in a series of topics on Chemical Bonds.hibr />
This is intended  for use in general chemistry classes. More particularly, for non-chemistry major and high school students.
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