CHEDMonday, August 20, 2007

8:30 AM-11:10 AM Seaport -- Constitution Room, Oral
Revitalizing the Undergraduate Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry Course
Organizer, Presiding:Guy Crundwell
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AMTeaching descriptive inorganic chemistry in the format of the game show, "Jeopardy"
J. Van Houten
9:00 AMUtilizing a postdoctoral faculty fellow as the central instructor for inorganic chemistry at Boston University
John R. Miecznikowski, Laurie A. Tyler, John P. Caradonna
9:25 AMDiscussion
9:35 AMIntermission
9:40 AMThe traditional survey without the mind-numbing boredom
Barry L. Westcott
10:05 AMIntroducing materials chemistry into descriptive inorganic chemistry
Karen S. Brewer
10:30 AMWhat should be included in a "Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry" course for the new ACS guidelines?
Gary Wulfsberg, Tibor Koritsanszky
10:55 AMDiscussion

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

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