K.’s University of Glasgow is doing its bit to change that — by using algorithmic online communications not to tweet out controversial messages, but to carry out some cutting-edge chemistry.
Developed by chemistry professor Lee Cronin and his team, the #Real Time Chem project uses a pair of robots to perform chemical reactions in the lab, executing simple experiments involving mixing liquids and then recording the results.
Lakatos, 1970), leading to greater conceptual understanding.
It is concluded that the methodology developed in this study (based on a series of closely related probing questions, generally requiring no calculations, that elicit student conceptual understanding to varying degrees within an intact classroom context) was influential in improving student performance.
For a lot of people, the term “Twitter bot” carries some negative connotations.