CHEDWednesday, August 22, 2007

8:30 AM-11:30 AM Seaport -- Plaza A, Oral
Writing to Learn: Using Writing to Engage Students in the Chemistry Classroom
Organizer:Ike Shibley
Organizer, Presiding:Lorena Tribe
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AMGrading writing assignments without investing an inordinate amount of time
Ike Shibley
9:00 AMControversial science: A writing assignment in general chemistry
Bryan W. May
9:25 AMLearning curve: Reflections from exam rewrites
Karen Anderson
9:50 AMIntermission
10:00 AMDevelopment of content understandings using student journals in an elementary education majors course
Donald J. Wink, Michael Dianovsky
10:25 AMRole of nontraditional texts in organic chemistry
Katie E. Amaral
10:50 AMNanotechnology as a topic for teaching freshman writing
Anderson L. Marsh
11:15 AMDiscussion
11:25 AMConcluding Remarks

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The 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2007