The Flynn Research Group had the opportunity to meet with Dr. Maia Popova over Zoom to discuss her recent work on how students connect reactions and reaction coordinate diagrams. Thank you, Maia, for sharing your insights and taking the time to answer our many questions.
To learn more about this work, check out the article below!
Popova, M., & Bretz, S. L. (2018). “It’s Only the Major Product That We Care About in Organic Chemistry”: An Analysis of Students’ Annotations of Reaction Coordinate Diagrams. Journal of Chemical Education, 95(7), 1086–1093.