The Promise of Chemical Education: Addressing our Students


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C College chemistry courses, methods and descriptions, 16 chemical problem solving, 18 chemistry course, sequence, 17t pedagogy of courses, 17 effectiveness of curriculum, 20 demographic implications, 23 first year chemistry course grade, 21f organic chemistry course grade, 22f less experienced science students, implications, 11 limitations, 19 theoretical framework institutional readiness models, 14 student-centered models, 13 Computational chemistry, free software, 85. See PSI4 education Arrhenius equation, 86 Charles's law, 86 future goals, 95 information technology (IT), 87 Linux competency, 86 PSI4 education quantum chemical program, 87 undergraduate chemistry curriculum, 86 WebMO website

E Educational promises challenges and barriers, 2 educational reform, calls, 2 practical advice, implementing changes in classroom, 3 E-textbooks chemistry, teaching methods, 48t chemistry, technology use, 47 definition, 46 digital natives, learning behavior, 46 first-year chemistry students' attitudes, 45 hypotheses, 49 recommendations and conlusions, 55 research model, 50f results Cronbach's alpha, data reliability, 52 open-ended questions response, 53

perceive playfulness (PP) and perceived usefulness (PU), 54 unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT), 51

F Flipped classroom, instructor experiences in organic chemistry flipped versus non-flipped classroom, 34 average exam performance, 35t average student raw scores, 36f implementing flipped approach, strategies, 37 instructor's approach, 33 learning and enhancing, 29 video instruction, tangible advantages, 30

G Georgia Southern University, online research methods course, 75 American Chemical Society’s certified degrees, curriculum reform, computer literacy, 76 CHEM 2030, 78t modules, 78 chemical research methods, principles, 77t green chemistry, principles, 82 linear regression, Microsoft Excel, baccalaureate studies, 80 material safety data sheets (MSDS), molecular visualization, chemical labeling, 79 voice-over powerpoint presentation, 81 Green chemistry commitment (GCC), 118 academic institutions, goals, 119 chemical products, 121 benefits, 122 chemistry education, 123 competencies, 118 education in the United States, 117 Gordon College, chemistry department, 120 objectives, 120 pollution control, traditional methods, 116

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primary student-learning objectives, 119 University of California, Berkeley, school for chemistry, 121

face-to-face feedback, 110 food and cooking, chemistry, 111 service learning, 109

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How to use the book capstone courses and projects, 7 collaborative assignments and projects, 6 common intellectual experiences, 4 diversity/global learning, 6 first-year seminars and experiences, 4 high-impact practices (HIPs), pedagogies, 5t internships, 7 learning communities, 6 service learning, community-based learning, 6 undergraduate research, 6 writing-intensive courses, 6

Kolb cycle. See Community Anti-Drug Coalitions Across Tennes(CADCAT)*c71q-p18* chemistry, service learning, 104 drug disposal, 105 medicinal chemistry, 104 Nashville prevention partnerships (NPP), 105 prescription drug disposal program, 105 undergraduate research, 104

I Invigorate chemistry courses, experiential learning, 101. See Junior Cornerstone Seminar (JCS) Belmont Experience: Learning for Life (BELL) core signature requriements, 103t General Chemistry LCs, 107 general education reform, 102 Junior Cornerstone Seminar (JCS) Kolb cycle Kolb experiential model, 103f learning communities (LC) Belmont's reformed general education curriculum, 106 experiential component, 108 increase appeal, chemistry courses, 108 labs designed to incorporate traditional lab skills, 107 linking chemistry with other courses, 107 non-science majors, economic inquiry, 108

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O Online student learning tool, clustered discussion board, 61 horizontal or traditional online discussion board, 62 schematic representation, 63f re-designing board, 64 CaCO3, 69t clustered board, general instructions, 66t compounds, naming, 67t grading rubrics, schematic representation, 65f instructor’s role in discussion, 70 “what to post“ instructions, 68t

P PSI4 education, 88 Creative Commons AttributionNonCommercial 4.0 International License, 89 Mac OS X operating system, 88 open source lab manual, 89 symmetry-adapted perturbation theory (SAPT), 89 web server, 88

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Junior Cornerstone Seminar (JCS) drug receptor binding, 110

WebMO website, 90

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Job Manager window, 93f PSI4Education website, 91f PSI4Education website, advanced labs section, 91f worksheet portion, 92f

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Build Molecule window, 93, 94f Configure Job window, 95f GUI interface, 93 horsehead nebula laboratory exercise, 92f

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