Chemical Education in the Northeast: looking back and projecting forward
This symposium will look at the advances in chemical education in the northeast region in the last decade – what has worked and what has not. Letting history be the teacher, what can we expect in the next decade.
This session will be held on the afternoon of Friday, June 4th, in Dunn 206.
Julianne M. Smist, Professor of Chemistry, Springfield College, Springfield, MA 01109
- Dr. Trace Jordan, Associate Director, Foundations of Scientific Inquiry, Morse Academic Plan, New York University: "Molecules of life: Teaching chemical principles in the context of biological molecules".
- Prof. Morton Hoffman, Boston University, MA: "Rise and fall of Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) at Boston University".
Friday, June 4, 1:30 PM - 4:05 PM
- Chemical Education
- Dunn 206
Organizer/Presider: Julianne Smist
1:30 Introductory Remarks
1:35 339 Rise and Fall of Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) at Boston University. Morton Z. Hoffman, Boston University
2:05 340 Molecules of Life: Teaching Chemical Principles in the Context of Biological Molecules. Trace Jordan, New York University
2:35 341 Strategies for Academic Success of Students Served at the Army Education Center. Marina Privman, Empire State College, SUNY
2:55 342 Application of Coulomb’s Law in Explaining Sizes of Atoms and Ions. Parinbam (Raj) K. Thamburaj, Ohio University3:15 Panel Discussion