Course Outcomes 08

CHEM 1105 Chemical Principles I

Outcomes Direct Measure Satisfactory Level of Performance   
 1. Connect chemical formulas and states of matter with molecular pictures of compounds and solutions containing ions. Mastery-graded exam question (MGEQ) Mastery as defined on rubric; repeated attempts are allowed with different questions.
 2. Name inorganic compounds. MGEQ      see above
 3. Solve a problem using dimensional analysis. Show steps. Exact sig. figs. MGEQ      see above
 4. Draw Lewis structures for straightforward molecular and ionic species MGEQ      see above
 5. Connect chemical reactions and equations with molecular pictures. MGEQ      see above
 6. Balance chemical equations. MGEQ     see above
 7. Interconvert between mass and moles.. MGEQ           see above
8. Determine a molecular formula from given data. MGEQ        see above
 9. Solve stoichiometry problems involving masses of products and reactants. MMGEQ     see above
 10. Identify- strong acids and bases and their conjugates; predict products of Bronsted strong acid-strong base reactions.      MGEQ     see above
12. Draw single Lewis structures for expanded-octet molecular and ionic species. Use formal charges      MGEQ      see above
13. Predict shapes, including bond angles, using VSEPR.       MGEQ      see above
 14. Use molarity in stoichiometry calculations.      MGEQ      see above
15. Manipulate scientific equations using algebra.      MGEQ      see above
16. Manipulate scientific equations involving logarithms and exponentials.       MGEQ      see above
17. Interconvert between energy, wavelength and frequency.       MGEQ      see above
18. Explain the historical development of models of the atom. Compare/contrast two models in a historical context?       MGEQ      see above
19. Write electron configurations and orbital energy diagrams. Indicate valence electrons.      MGEQ      see above
20. Include limiting reagent and percent yield in stoichiometry calculations.       MGEQ      see above
 21. Given a spectrum (UV-Vis, IR or NMR) and a ground state energy, calculate the excited state energy and create a diagram representing a specified transition.       MGEQ      see above
22. Apply Beer’s Law to relate concentration and absorbance       MGEQ      see above
23. Extract scientific information from slope and intercept parameters and graphical data.       MGEQ      see above
24. Use periodic table to rank atoms and ions by periodic properties (ionization energy, atomic and ionic radii.)       MGEQ      see above
25. Predict bond polarity (including ionic bond) using electronegativity.       MGEQ      see above
26. Name organic compounds (alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, halocarbons)       MGEQ      see above
 27. Identify constitutional isomers.       MGEQ      see above
 28. Label hybridizations for carbon.       MGEQ      see above
 29. Draw orbital overlap pictures to represent bonding in small molecules.       MGEQ      see above
30. Identify 7 functional groups and classes of organic compounds       MGEQ      see above
 31. Write appropriate chemical equations, identify conjugate pairs, and convert between a solution recipe and the molecular representation for neutral weak acids, water and neutral weak base solutions       MGEQ      see above
32. Simple interpretation of an infrared spectrum.       MGEQ      see above
 33. Understand and apply the qualitative relationship between n, p, T, and V in gases.       MGEQ      see above
34. Solve stoichiometry problems involving gases.       MGEQ      see above
 35. Solve multi-step stoichiometry problems       MGEQ      see above
36. List and rank intermolecular forces.       MGEQ      see above
37. Recognize and draw fat structures       MGEQ      see above
38. Use intermolecular forces and like dissolves like to predict solubility/miscibility based on polarity. Explain a scenario using previously taught concepts.       MGEQ      see above
39. Draw mechanistic arrows for provided Lewis acid-base reactions.       MGEQ      see above
40. Predict products for condensation reactions (protein, fat and ester synthesis.)       MGEQ      see above
41. Identify nucleic acids, explain reactivity using intermolecular forces.       MGEQ      see above
42. Interconvert between amino acid sequence and protein structure.       MGEQ      see above
43. *Make connections between chemistry and other fields, including applications in daily life. Discussion posts Meet rubric standards for posts
44. *Find trustworthy information about chemicals. (library, web, Merck, Aldrich) Assignment Meet rubric standards
45. *Access ACS journal article and analyze article structure. Assignment/class activity  Meet rubric standards
46. *Express scientific ideas in writing (CPR) Online writing assignments Earn 75% on at least two assignments
 47. *Use technical language precisely. Assignment/class activity Completion of group activity
48. *Know basic properties and uses of 20 specified common substances. Online quiz/class activity Perfect score on electronic quiz; completion of group activity in class
49. *Engage in written dialogue about chemistry questions Discussion posts  Meet rubric standards for posts
50. *Engage in written dialogue about chemistry and careers Discussion posts Meet rubric standards for posts
 51. *Recognize the relationship between structure and spectra (color). Lab activities Completion of lab activities 
52. *Use Spartan output (electron density, HOMO and LUMO) to identify polarity and Lewis acid/base sites. Lab activity Completion of lab activities
53. *Apply spectroscopy for laboratory analysis and identification (nmr, ir, uv-vis, aa) Lab activity Completion of lab activities
54. *Measure and prepare solutions (molarity, mass%) Lab activity Oscillating reaction observed (repeat attempt is allowed) 
55. *Lab report (procedure) Lab report      90%
56. *Lab Practicum: includes computer-assisted data acquisition and analysis, including linear regression and calibration Lab practicum     
57. *WebCT Course Orientation Orientation activities Completion
58. *Complete assessment surveys, I Surveys and diagnostic exam Completion
59. *Complete assessment surveys, II Surveys and end-of-semester diagnostic exam Completion
60. * Group process outcome I Scoring by group members Minimum score 60% and  no more than 2 unexcused absences for half-semester
61. * Group process outcome II Scoring by group members  Minimum score 60% and  no more than 2 unexcused absences for half-semester

Contact Info

Christina Lavorata
Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs
210 Hardway Building
(304) 367-4101