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Chemistry goes global in the virtual world

Online courses administered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign show that it is possible to create an effective network of professors and students from across institutional and national borders all learning together — even in conceptually challenging subjects such as organic chemistry.

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Figure 1: A screenshot of an exam question used in the online course at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


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Moore, J., Janowicz, P. Chemistry goes global in the virtual world. Nature Chem 1, 2–4 (2009).

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