CMASunday, March 22, 2009

9:00 AM-12:10 PM Grand America -- Venezia Salon, Oral
Teaching Chemistry to a Diverse Student Body
Organizers:Thomas B. Higgins
Mary K. Boyd
9:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
9:15 AMAn overview of teaching the general chemistry laboratory using the science writing heuristic
Thomas J. Greenbowe, Jason Poock, Brandon Fetterly
9:35 AMTeaching chemistry laboratory using the science writing heuristic in a not so diverse mid-west classroom
Thomas J. Greenbowe, Jason Poock, Brandon Fetterly
9:55 AMComparing in-class and online POGIL activities
Christine E. Brooms, Laura B. Sonnichsen
10:15 AMImplementing POGIL activities online: Hands-on demonstration
Christine E. Brooms, Laura B. Sonnichsen
10:35 AMIntermission
10:45 AMPeer-led team learning: A strategy for improving success of a diverse population
Pratibha Varma-Nelson
11:05 AMTraining student peer leaders with sound pedagogy
Jessica S. Blackerby, Pratibha Varma-Nelson
11:25 AMCenter for Workshops in the Chemical Sciences (CWCS): Faculty participation in a community of scholars
David M. Collard, Cianán B. Russell, Jerry C. Smith, Lawrence J. Kaplan
11:45 AMProfessional development opportunities for two-year college chemistry faculty: Having your cake and eating it too
Scott J. Donnelly
12:05 PMConcluding Remarks

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