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Process oriented guided inquiry learning (POGIL)

Using process oriented guided inquiry based learning, students are given a model (equation, table of data etc) to explore with guidance from the faculty member in the form of a set of questions. This approach emphasizes the process skills over the content. Guiding questions are divided into different levels – information, conceptual (requires understanding), algorithmic and application and problem solving levels (requires analysis and synthesis). David and Troy developed a software system called LUCID (Learning and Understanding through Computer based Interactive Discovery) which has templates for the guided inquiry model, provides instant feedback and can analyze responses for learning objectives. Students work in groups in large class meetings (300-600) and recitation sections (30). Large... Show More


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