CHEDWednesday, March 28, 2007

8:30 AM-11:55 AM McCormick Place North -- Room N227B, Level 2, Oral
Communicating Chemistry
Organizer:Len Fine
Organizer, Presiding:John C. Kotz
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AMTeaching chemical information: Tips and techniques from the Division of Chemical Information Education Committee
Susan Cardinal, Song Yu
8:55 AMCommunicating the chemistry behind issues
Bhawani Venkataraman
9:15 AMTeaching chemistry majors to write like chemists
Marin S. Robinson, Fredricka L. Stoller
9:35 AMIntermission
9:45 AMInvestigational writing exercises to complement undergraduate biochemistry experiments
Pamela J. Higgins
10:05 AMReadability levels of college chemistry textbooks from introductory chemistry to physical chemistry
Elizabeth A Drommerhausen, Jeffrey R. Pribyl
10:25 AMStudent opinions of writing assignments in organic chemistry courses for majors
David P. Cartrette
10:45 AMIntermission
10:55 AMHow to think logically about organic chemistry
Elizabeth T. Papish
11:15 AMCommunicating the concepts of resonance and conjugation
Joseph J. Mullins
11:35 AMUse of humor and illustrations in organic chemistry lectures
Veljko Dragojlovic

Previous Session -- Communicating Chemistry

Symposium Grid -- Division of Chemical Education -- Session Listing

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