It is well known that the thermodynamics is one of the most complicated subjects for students in the mechanical engineering curriculum. The new web-based Guided Self-Assessment Tool (GSATool) developed at the University of Toledo enables students to become actively engaged in the process of learning, to receive immediate feedback, to recognize their own strengths and weaknesses with the course material, and to better gauge their own learning levels and needs. The present paper describes the GSATool, its specifics and applications.

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