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Professor of Chemistry

717-358-3804

evpx.zbbt@snaqz.rqh

Office: HAC 402
Lab:  HAC 401

 

Education

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

Research

Solvent effects on solution photophysics.

Dr. Moog is the Director of the  POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) Project, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization.  For more information, visit www.pogil.org.

Publications

1996 - Present
(Undergraduate student coauthor are in bold.)

Moog, R. S. Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning. In  Integrating cognitive science with innovative teaching in STEM disciplines, McDaniel, M. A.; Frey, R. F.; Fitzpatrick, S. M.; Roediger, H. L.  Eds., Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO. [EReader] 2014  DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.7936/K7PN93HC. 

Kulatunga, U.; Moog, R. S.; Lewis, J. E. 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.

Aschaffenburg, D. J.; Moog, R. S. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gillespie, R. J.; Spencer, J. N.; Moog, R. S. 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

In the News

Story 1/19/2015

New book highlights Professor Rick Moog

A new book from the National Academic Press highlights the work and experience by F&M’s Chemistry professor, Rick Moog, and The POGIL project. 

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