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Dr. Debbie Herrington

Dr. Herrington is a professor at Grand Valley State University specializing in Chemistry Education Research. She is currently chair of the GVSU chemistry department. Her expertise involves laboratory instruction and curriculum development, science teaching training, and three dimensional teaching and learning.

Dr. Ryan Sweeder

Dr. Sweeder is an associate professor at Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University specializing in Chemistry Education Research. His expertise involves curricular development, three dimensional teaching and learning, and the undergraduate science student experience.

Dr. Jessie VandenPlas

Dr. VandenPlas is an associate professor at Grand Valley State University specializing in Chemistry Education Research. Her expertise involves eye-tracking methodologies, student problem-solving and cognitive load in chemistry.

Undergraduate Researchers

GVSU Undergraduates: Marissa Biesbrock, Kristina Pacelli, Dena Warren, Stella Archiyan, Lauren Miling

MSU Undergraduates: Brianna Martinez ’19, Alec Shrode ’19

ChemSims is a research project supported by the National Science Foundation under grant numbers 1702592 and 1705365.

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