At a Glance


  • Chemistry

Instructional Level

  • College & CEGEP
  • University


  • Organic Chemistry

Tasks in Workflow

Social Plane(s)

  • Individual

Type of Tasks

  • Reading
  • Taking a quiz & test

Technical Details

Useful Technologies

  • Online Collaborative Platform


Brief segment of class period (< 20 mins)

Instructional Purpose

  • Application & knowledge building

Socio Affective Engagement

  • Array
  • Array


The aim of this activity is to present the concepts of nomenclature in organic chemistry in a way that encourages self learning and frees up class time by using a flipped classroom approach.

The students are presented with resources (videos and slides) and encouraged to develop their naming skills with a practice quiz drawing on a testbank of questions. It is up to the student to decide when they are ready to attempt the final quiz for marks.

Instructional Objectives

  • To become familiar with the rules of nomenclature in organic chemistry.

Workflow & Materials

Contributor's Notes


  • It increases student engagement with the material by allowing them to work at their own pace;
  • It maximizes free time in class.


  • The creation of the quiz questions and updating the feedback for questions is time consuming.


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