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dc.contributor.advisorChairperson, Graduate Committee: Peggy Taylor.en
dc.contributor.authorGassner, Suzanne Shifraen
dc.description.abstractThis study investigated the effects of cooperative learning groups in conjunction with cognitive learning strategies for the understanding of chemistry concepts for 23 Introduction to General Chemistry students at the community college level. Students trained in cooperative learning groups. These groups served as the traditional lab group in the laboratory and small discussion groups in the lecture. Various data collection instruments, including a survey, interviews, observations, student self-reflections, formative assessments, and summative assessments were used to determine the effect of the treatment of on student understanding of chemistry concepts, motivation and attitude, and metacognitive abilities.en
dc.publisherMontana State University - Bozeman, Graduate Schoolen
dc.subject.lcshGroup work in educationen
dc.subject.lcshCommunity collegesen
dc.subject.lcshEducation, Higheren
dc.titleIntegrating laboratory experience with lecture content through the use of cognitive and cooperative learning strategies in a community college introduction to chemistry courseen
dc.typeProfessional Paperen
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2015 by Suzanne Shifra Gassner.en
thesis.catalog.ckey2911922en, Graduate Committee: Eric Brunsell; Joe Bradshaw.en of Science in Science Education.en Paperen
mus.relation.departmentMaster of Science in Science Education.en_US

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