publications

30. Lapierre, K.; Flynn, A.B. “An online categorization task to investigate students’ changing interpretations of organic chemistry reactions.” J. Res. Sci. Teach. 2019. Accepted.

29. Bodé, N. E.; Deng, J. M.; Flynn, A. B. “Getting Past the Rules and to the WHY: Causal Mechanistic Arguments When Judging the Plausibility of Organic Reaction Mechanisms.” J. Chem. Educ. 2019, 96(6), 1068–1082.

28. Bongers, A.; Northoff, G.; Flynn, A. B. “Working with Mental Models to Learn and Visualize a New Reaction Mechanism.” Chem. Educ. Res. Pract. 2019, 20, 554–569.

27. Galloway, K. R., Leung, M. W., & Flynn, A. B. (2018). “Patterns of Reactions: A card sort task to investigate students’ organization of organic chemistry reactions.” Chem. Educ. Res. Pract. 2019, 20, 30–52.

26.  Webber, D. M., & Flynn, A. B.  "How Are Students Solving Familiar and Unfamiliar Organic Chemistry Mechanism Questions in a New Curriculum?" J. Chem. Educ. 2018, 98(9), 1451–1467. 

25. Visser, R. & Flynn, A. B. “What are students’ learning and experiences in an online learning tool designed for cognitive and metacognitive skill development?” Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching (CELT). 2018, 11, 129–140.

24. Galloway, K. R.; Leung, M. W.; Flynn, A. B. "A Comparison of How Undergraduates, Graduate Students, and Professors Organize Organic Chemistry Reactions" J. Chem. Educ. 2018, 95(3), 355-365.

23. Galloway, K. R.; Stoyanovich, C.; Flynn, A. B. "Students’ interpretations of mechanistic language in organic chemistry before learning reactions" Chem. Educ. Res. Pract. 201718, 353.

22. Flynn, A. B.; Featherstone, R. B. "Language of mechanisms: exam analysis reveals students' strengths, strategies, and errors when using the electron-pushing formalism (curved arrows) in new reactions" Chem. Educ. Res. Pract. 201718, 64.

21. Flynn, A. B. "Flipped chemistry courses: Structure, aligning learning outcomes, and evaluation" Chapter in Online Approaches to Chemical Education. ACS Symposium Series, Vol. 1261. 2017. Chapter 12, pp 151–164. Invited contribution. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/bk-2017-1261.ch012

20. Bodé, N. E.; Caron, J.; Flynn, A. B. "Evaluating students' learning gains and experiences from using nomenclature101.com" Chem. Educ. Res. Pract. 201617, 1156.

19. Bodé, N. E.; Flynn, A. B. “Strategies of Successful Synthesis Solutions: Mapping, Mechanisms, and More” J. Chem. Educ. 201693(4), 593–604. An ACS Editor’s Choice article.

18. Flynn, A. B.; Amellal, D. G. “Chemical information literacy: pKa values: Where do students go wrong?” J. Chem. Educ. 201693 (1), 39–45.

17. Stoyanovich, C. M.; Gandhi, A.; Flynn, A. B. “Acid–base learning outcomes for students in an introductory organic chemistry course” J. Chem. Educ201592, 220–229.

16. Flynn, A. B. and Ogilvie, W. W. “Mechanisms before reactions: A mechanistic approach to the organic chemistry curriculum based on patterns of electron flow” J. Chem. Educ. 2015, 92 (5), 803–810.

15. Flynn, A. B. “Structure And Evaluation Of Flipped Chemistry Courses: Organic & Spectroscopy, Large And Small, First To Third Year, English And French” Chem. Educ. Res. Pract.201516, 198–211

14. Flynn, A. B. “How do students work through organic synthesis learning activities?”  Chem. Educ. Res. Pract.201415, 747–762.

13. Flynn, A. B.; Caron, J.; Laroche, J.; Daviau-Duguay, M.; Marcoux, C.; Richard, G. “Nomenclature101.com: A free, student-driven organic chemistry nomenclature learning tool” J. Chem. Educ. 201491 (11), 1855–1859. 

12. Flynn, A. B. “NMR Interpretation: Getting from Spectrum to Structure” J. Chem. Educ201289 (9), 1210–1212.

11. Flynn, A. B. “A Post-Class Question That Provides Feedback and Connects In- and Out-of-Class Learning”Collected Essays on Teaching and Learning Journal20125, 153–160.

10. Daviau-Duguay & Flynn, A. B. “Launch of an online interactive tool to support learning organic chemistry / Le lancement d’un outil interactif en ligne pour soutenir l’apprentissage de la chimie organique.” The Thinker / Le penseur, January 20125. Invited contribution.

9. Flynn, A. B. “Development of an post-class question method and its integration with teaching” J. Chem. Educ201289 (4), 456–464.

8. Flynn, A. B.; Biggs, R. “The development and implementation of a problem-based learning (PBL) format in a senior undergraduate synthetic and medicinal chemistry laboratory course.” J. Chem. Educ201189(1), 52–57.

7. Flynn, A. B. “Developing Problem-Solving Skills through Retrosynthetic Analysis and Clickers in Organic Chemistry” J. Chem. Educ.201188 (11), 1496–1500.


PhD research:

6. Rajagopal, T.; Flynn, A. B.; and Ogilvie, William W. “Single isomer trisubstituted olefins bearing alkyl groups” Tetrahedron, 2010, 66, 8739–8744. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040402010013128

5. Simard-Mercier, J.; Jiang, J. L.; Ho, M. L.; Flynn, A. B.; Ogilvie, W. W. “Single isomer trisubstituted olefins from a novel reaction of E-b-chloro-a-iodo-a,b-unsaturated esters and amides” J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 5899–5906. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jo8008325

4. Simard-Mercier, J.; Flynn, A. B.; Ogilvie, W. W.  “A simple method to prepare single isomer tetrasubstituted olefins by successive Suzuki–Miyaura cross-couplings of E-β-chloro-α-iodo-α,β-unsaturated esters” Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 5472–5481. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040402008006741

3. Flynn, A. B. and Ogilvie, W. W. “Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted Olefins” Chemical Reviews, 2007, 107, 4698–4745. An ACS Most-Accessed Article for the fourth quarter of 2007. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/cr050051k

2. Ho, M. L.; Flynn, A. B. and Ogilvie, W. W. “Single Isomer Iodochlorination of Alkynes and Chlorination of Alkenes Using Tetrabutylammonium Iodide and Dichloroethane.” J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 977–983. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jo062188w

1. Lemay (Flynn), A. B., Vulic, K.S.; and Ogilvie, W.W. “Single Isomer Tetrasubstituted Olefins from Regioselective and Stereospecific Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling of b-Chloro-a-Iodo-a,b-Unsaturated Esters.” J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 3615–3618. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/jo060144h?src=recsys


Left to Right: Mark, Kelli, Nik, Amanda, Michael Min Way, Rebecca, and Alison.  Photo credit: Marc Bélanger

Left to Right: Mark, Kelli, Nik, Amanda, Michael Min Way, Rebecca, and Alison. Photo credit: Marc Bélanger