Tuesday July 31, PM Sessions

S36b: Affective Dimensions in Chemistry Education

Organizer: Murat Kahveci (Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey)

Presider: Murat Kahveci (Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey)

The affective domain refers to feelings-based constructs such as attitudes, values, beliefs, opinions, interests, and motivation. As opposed to cognitive dimensions, the affective dimensions in science education have received less attention by researchers. The main reason seems to be that the practice of everyday science or what is often referred as “the nature of science” we do has long been assumed to be reason-driven, separated from individuals’ feelings. While this assumption may work in research laboratories with “extremely excited” graduate students, it may not be a valid assumption when teaching science at large, including to students at early ages. This symposium will host the research and theoretical papers that are related to the affective dimensions in Chemistry Education at all grade levels and age groups. Particular attention may be paid to–but is not limited to–gender differences, ethnic, and cultural varieties of these issues from teaching, learning, and research standpoints.

     Introduction 2:00pm-2:05pm

P487: Physical chemistry education and learning objects (PChemLO): Affective aspects of implementation

Murat Kahveci 2:05pm – 2:25pm – Life Sciences 009

P488: I believe I can teach: Why don’t you? – WITHDRAWN

Phil McLaury 2:25pm – 2:45pm – Life Sciences 009 – WITHDRAWN

P489: A chemistry capstone course in research ethics and the societal impacts of chemistry

Craig McClure 2:45pm – 3:05pm – Life Sciences 009

P490: Influence of PBL on students’ attitude and self efficacy towards chemistry

Lloyd Mataka 3:05pm – 3:25pm – Life Sciences 009

Break 3:25pm-3:40pm

P491: Tracking attitudinal change in chemistry

Jennifer Duis 3:40pm – 4:00pm – Life Sciences 009

Panel Discussion 4:00pm-4:20pm

Technical Symposia Schedule

Technical Symposia Schedule

Workshop Schedule

Workshop Schedule

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