Wednesday August 1, PM Sessions

S68b: The Prep for General Chemistry Course: Textbooks and Teaching Strategies

Organizers: Deborah Mead (Seminole State College of Florida, USA), Jeanne Robinson (retired, Seminole State College of Florida, USA)

Presider: Jeanne Robinson (retired, Seminole State College of Florida, USA)

The organizers of this symposium look to examine the many different educational philosophies and teaching strategies that create a successful learning environment for the prep for general chemistry course. Textbook authors and course instructors are invited to share their insights and innovations.

     Introduction 2:00pm-2:05pm

P842: ‘Strohl’ing through Prep Chem at WVU: 33 Years of Sig Figs and Scientific Notation

Mark Schraf 2:05pm – 2:25pm – Wartik 105

P843: Online Media-based Text for General Chemistry Prep

Steven Wood 2:25pm – 2:45pm – Wartik 105

P844: Instructors’ mental models of chemistry textbooks and their influence on general chemistry instruction

Alexey Leontyev 2:45pm – 3:05pm – Wartik 105

P845: Panel discussion

Jeanne Robinson 3:05pm – 3:25pm – Wartik 105

Break 3:25pm-3:40pm

Technical Symposia Schedule

Technical Symposia Schedule

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