Fall 2021 Guidance/COVID-19 Information

PLTL Overview

Announcements

Enrollment is now open. If you have any questions or concerns, please email PLTL program coordinators.

PLTL online workshops begin week 2 of the semester (week of Monday, September 6).

What

Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) is an online semester-long problem-solving workshop. The goal of the program is to increase student success in undergraduate General Chemistry I and II courses. 

During weekly 90-minute online workshops in Microsoft Teams, students work together to learn how to solve difficult problems through practice. Workshops are facilitated by trained student leaders who earned a B or higher in the courses they support.

Enrollment and Policies

Enrollment is required. Ongoing attendance is essential for teamwork. Please read our policies for PLTL before enrolling. 

  • Coordinators will open workshop enrollment after they provide a brief presentation about the program in your chemistry class at the beginning of the semester.   
  • A minimum of 6 students is needed to launch each workshop.

Questions? Please email PLTL program coordinators

When

PLTL workshops begin week 2 of the semester – the week of Monday, September 6.

                                                              Information updated August 20, 2021

 

Gen Chem I // Sec. 001

Faculty and Lecture:

Dr. Gail Buckenmeyer @ 9:10 A.M -10:00 A.M on M/W/F

Eligibility: Any student taking CHE227 with Dr. Buckenmeyer (please see details for each workshop below.) We politely ask students to enroll in one workshop and commit for the duration of the semester.

Enrollment into PLTL workshops for Gen Chem I is scheduled for Wednesday Sept 1 @ 5:40 pm .

Online Workshop Options:

#1. Rachael / Dr. Buckenmeyer’s Curriculum / Monday 7:00-8:30 PM / Online - Microsoft Teams

#2. Catherine / Dr. Buckenmeyer’s Curriculum / Wednesday 7:00-8:30 PM / Online - Microsoft Teams



Gen Chem I // Sec. 002

Faculty and Lecture:

Dr. Greg Phelan @ 11:30 A.M - 12:20 P.M on M/W/F

Eligibility: Any student taking CHE227 with Dr. Phelan (please see details for each workshop below.) We ask students to enroll in one workshop and commit for the duration of the semester. 

Enrollment into PLTL workshops for Gen Chem I starts Wednesday Sept 1 @ 5:40 pm .

Online Workshop Options:

#1. Colleen / Dr. Phelan's curriculum / Tuesday 6:00 – 7:30 PM/ Online - Microsoft Teams

#2. Fiona / Dr. Phelan's curriculum / Wednesday 6:00 – 7:30 PM/ Online - Microsoft Teams

Gen Chem I // Sec. 003

Faculty and Lecture:

Dr. Gail Buckenmeyer @ 1:50 P.M - 2:40 P.M on M/W/F

Eligibility: Any student taking CHE227 with Dr. Buckenmeyer (please see details for each workshop below.) We politely ask students to enroll in one workshop and commit for the duration of the semester.

Enrollment into PLTL workshops for Gen Chem I is scheduled for Wednesday Sept 1 @ 5:40 pm .

Online Workshop Options:

#1. Rachael / Dr. Buckenmeyer’s Curriculum / Monday 7:00-8:30 PM / Online - Microsoft Teams

#2. Catherine / Dr. Buckenmeyer’s Curriculum / Wednesday 7:00-8:30 PM / Online - Microsoft Teams

Gen Chem I // Sec. 004

Faculty and Lecture:

Dr. Greg Phelan @ 4:25 P.M - 5:40 P.M on M/W

Eligibility: Any student taking CHE227 with Dr. Phelan (please see details for each workshop below.) We ask students to enroll in one workshop and commit for the duration of the semester. 

Enrollment into PLTL workshops for Gen Chem I starts Wednesday Sept 1 @ 5:40 pm.

Online Workshop Options:

#1. Colleen / Dr. Phelan's curriculum / Tuesday 6:00 – 7:30 PM/ Online - Microsoft Teams

#2. Fiona / Dr. Phelan's curriculum / Wednesday 6:00 – 7:30 PM/ Online - Microsoft Teams

Gen Chem I // Sec. 808

Faculty and Lecture:

Dr. Gail Buckenmeyer @ 9:10 A.M -10:00 A.M on M/W/F

Eligibility: Any student taking CHE227 with Dr. Buckenmeyer (please see details for each workshop below.) We politely ask students to enroll in one workshop and commit for the duration of the semester.

Enrollment into PLTL workshops for Gen Chem I is scheduled for Wednesday Sept 1 @ 5:40 pm .

Online Workshop Options:

#1. Rachael / Dr. Buckenmeyer’s Curriculum / Monday 7:00-8:30 PM / Online - Microsoft Teams

#2. Catherine / Dr. Gail Buckenmeyer’s Curriculum / Wednesday 7:00-8:30 PM / Online - Microsoft Teams

Gen Chem II // Sec. 001

Faculty and Lecture:

Dr. Michael Von Tersch @ 11:40 A.M -12:55 P.M on T/TH

Eligibility: Any student taking CHE228 with Dr Von Tersch (please see details for each workshop below). We politely ask students to enroll in one workshop and commit for the duration of the semester. 

Enrollment into PLTL workshops for Gen Chem II starts Thursday Sept 2 @ 1:00 pm .

Online Workshop Options: :

#1. Hannah / Dr. Von Tersch’s curriculum / Monday 7:00 – 8:30 PM / Online – Microsoft  Teams