CHEDSunday, March 25, 2007

8:30 AM-11:35 AM McCormick Place North -- Room N227A, Level 2, Oral
Research in Chemical Education
Conceptions Research
Organizer:William J. F. Hunter
Organizer, Presiding:Douglas Mulford
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AMInvestigation of the teaching of Lewis dot structures in the first-year chemistry course
Rebecca A. Krystyniak, Jessie Erickson
8:55 AMExamining general chemistry students' thought processes via interviews
Carrie G. Shepler, Kimberly D. Schurmeier, Charles H Atwood
9:15 AMWritten and pictorial explanations of physical equilibrium generated by experts and novices
Sevil Akaygun, Loretta Jones
9:35 AMIntermission
9:45 AMFreshman chemistry students' microscopic interpretations of their visible observations of melting and dissolving
K. Chris Smith, Mary B. Nakhleh
10:05 AMCharacteristics of successful and unsuccessful students in solving stoichiometric problems
Ozcan Gulacar, Herb Fynewever
10:25 AMLearning the language of organic chemistry: How do students develop reaction mechanism problem-solving skills?
Jason P. Anderson, George M. Bodner
10:45 AMIntermission
10:55 AMContextualizing chemistry content knowledge for middle and high school teachers: Which chemistry knowledge sticks and how is knowledge impacted by teaching it?
Hannah Sevian
11:15 AMUse and effect of teaching aids in the teaching and learning of chemistry
Moses E. Ighedo

Research in Chemical Education -- Next Session

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The 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007