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  • Richard S. Moog

    Professor of Chemistry
    717-291-3804
    Office: HAC402

    Education

    B.A. Williams College, 1979
    Ph.D. Stanford University, 1984

    Research Interests

    Solvent effects on solution photophysics.

    Dr. Moog is the Principal Investigator on the NSF-funded POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) project.  For more information about the project log on at www.pogil.org.

    Publications

    1996 - Present

    Student coauthor bold.

    Kulatunga, U.; R. S. Moog, and J. E. Lewis, Argumentation and Participation Patterns in General Chemistry Peer-Led Sessions, , Journal of Research in Science Teaching 2013, 50, 1207 – 1231.

    Moog, R.S.; Farrell, J.J. Chemistry A Guided Inquiry, 5th Edition. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2011.

    D.J. Aschaffenburg and R.S. Moog. "Probing Hydrogen Bonding Environments: Solvatochromic Effects on the CN Vibration of Benzonitrile." J. Phys. Chem. A 2009, 113, 12736-12743.

    Moog, R.S.; Farrell, J.J. Chemistry A Guided Inquiry, 4th Edition. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2008.

    Moog, R.S.; Spencer, J.N., Eds. Process-Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL). American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2008.

    Eberlein, T.; Kampmeier, J.; Minderhout, V.; Moog, R.S.; Platt, T.; Varma-Nelson, P.; White, H.B. “Pedagogies of Engagement in Science: A Comparison of PBL, POGIL, and PLTL.” Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education 2008, 36, 262-273.

    Trout, L.; Lee, C.; Moog, R.; Rickey, D. “Inquiry Learning: What Is It? How Do You Do It?” In Chemistry in the National Science Education Standards: Models for Meaningful Learning; Bretz, S.L., Ed.; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2008; pp 29-43.

    R.S. Moog, F.J. Creegan, D.M. Hanson. "Process-Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning: POGIL and the POGIL Project." Metropolitan Universities Journal 2006, 17, 41-51.

    R.S. Moog and J.J. Farrell. Chemistry: A Guided Inquiry; 3rd ed.; John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2006.

    R.S. Moog, D.D. Kim, J.J. Oberle, S.G. Ostrowski. "Solvent Effects on Electronic Transitions of Highly Dipolar Dyes: A Comparison of Three Approaches." J. Phys. Chem. A 2004, 108, 9294-9301.

    R.S. Moog, J.N. Spencer, J.J. Farrell. Physical Chemistry: A Guided Inquiry, Atoms, Molecules, and Spectroscopy, Houghton Mifflin Company: Boston, 2004.

    J.A. Ingram, R.S. Moog, N. Ito, R. Biswas, M. Maroncelli. "Solute Rotation and Solvation Dynamics in a Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid." J. Phys. Chem. B 2003, 107, 5926-5932.

    R.S. Moog and J.J. Farrell. Chemistry: A Guided Inquiry, 2nd ed.; John Wiley & Sons: New York, 2002.

    J.J. Farrell, R.S. Moog, J.N. Spencer. "A Guided Inquiry General Chemistry Course." J. Chem. Educ. 1999, 76, 570-574.

    R. S. Moog and J. J. Farrell. Chemistry: A Guided Inquiry; John Wiley & Sons: New York, 1999.

    R.S. Moog, W.W. Davis, S.G. Ostrowski, G.L. Wilson. "Solvent Effects on Electronic Transitions in Several Coumarins." Chem. Phys. Letts. 1999, 299, 265-271.

    R.J. Gillespie, R.S. Moog, J.N. Spencer. "Deducing the Shell Model." J. Chem. Educ. 1998, 75, 539. Letter

    J.N. Spencer, R.S. Moog, R.J. Gillespie. "Improving Introductory Chemistry." J. Chem. Educ. 1998, 75, 542. Letter.

    J.N. Spencer and R.S. Moog. "Demystifying Introductory Chemistry," J. Chem. Educ. 1998, 75, 543. Letter.

    R. J. Gillespie, J. N. Spencer, and R. S. Moog. "Demystifying Introductory Chemistry: 1-4. Electron Configurations from Experiment," J. Chem. Educ. 1996, 73, 617.


    Course Information

    Dr. Moog teaches the following courses:

    Chem 111/112 - General Chemistry I and II
    Chem 321 - Thermodynamics and Kinetics
    Chem 322 - Structure and Bonding