Learning Communities
in
Undergraduate Science Education

Rainer Glaser
Chemistry

Melissa Poole
PET






The Problem










Solution: Stage 1

The Chemistry 210 Course Website











The Theoretical Model


Solution: Stage 2


Tools

Communication

Getting to Know Each Other

Visualization


Activities

Exercises & Exams

Group Projects


Assessment

Group Projects


Roles


Students

Teacher


Motivation

Students

Teacher


Contexts

Learning Outside
the Classroom