JCE Online: CQs and ChPs: CQs: Chemical Concepts InventoryThe Chemical Concepts Inventory* (CCI) is a multiple choice instrument that can be used to indicate the level of chemistry misconceptions held by students. The inventory is a multiple choice instrument composed of one- and two-tiered non-mathematical conceptual questions (22 questions total). The questions are based on common commonly-observed student misconceptions about topics generally covered in the first semester of a college chemistry course. The inventory was administered to over 1400 students in a general chemistry course for science and engineering majors (all of whom have had a high school chemistry course) during the first week of a fall semester and repeated during the first week of the following spring semester. The inventory indicates that many of our general chemistry students are not fluent with a significant portion of the concepts in general chemistry. Please feel free to download this inventory and use it with your students.
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