CHEDMonday, March 23, 2009

1:30 PM-5:30 PM Marriott City Center -- Capitol B, Oral
ACS Award for Achievement in Research for the Teaching and Learning of Chemistry: Symposium in Honor of Alexander Henry Johnstone
Presiding:Melanie M. Cooper
1:30 PMIntroductory Remarks
1:40 PMThe "n" worlds of chemistry
George M. Bodner
2:05 PMAnalyzing exam items and student performance on ACS Exams in terms of complexity and working memory
Thomas Holme
2:30 PMInformation processing model, Johnstone's domains, and representations in biochemistry
Marcy Towns
2:55 PMIntermission
3:10 PMJohntone's influence on general chemistry textbooks and how chemistry is taught
Thomas J. Greenbowe
3:35 PMHeuristics: Mental shortcuts used by chemistry students
Vicente Talanquer
4:00 PMAttitudes relating to chemistry (what does research reveal?)
Norman Reid
4:25 PMIntermission
4:40 PMAward Address (ACS Award for Achievement in Research for the Teaching and Learning of Chemistry, sponsored by Pearson Education). You can't get there from here?
Alex H. Johnstone

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

The 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 22-26, 2009