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Tuesday, August 5 • 9:30am - 12:30pm
W28: Experiential Chemistry: A Hands-On Laboratory-Based Course for Non-Majors

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This workshop will be a hands-on introduction to Experiential Chemistry, a course designed specifically for non-science majors. The approach used in this course reverses the traditional pattern of science education where early mastery of factual material is required before the students are allowed to explore the interesting problems. Students are first presented with a series of exciting experiments and are allowed to experience the excitement of chemistry. Unlike other non-majors course, Experiential Chemistry is taught exclusively in the laboratory, with no lecture component. This workshop will give participants a chance to explore many of the experiences developed for the course and to discuss how the course is implemented. Copies of the course text will also be provided.

Moderators
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Marc Richard

Associate Professor of Chemistry, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Speakers
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Elizabeth Pollock

Richard Stockton College of NJ


Tuesday August 5, 2014 9:30am - 12:30pm
PAD 377