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Tuesday, August 5 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
S2: cCWCS: Developing Faculty Communities to Transform Undergraduate Teaching and Learning

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The Chemistry Collaborations, Workshops and Communities of Scholars program (cCWCS, NSF-TUES Type 3 Project #1022895) offers opportunities for college and university faculty to explore and refine new pedagogies and curriculum material. Topical workshops, which remain a central part of the project, are designed to provide a background of key areas of the chemical sciences along with pedagogical methods to introduce the topics into the undergraduate curriculum. The development of faculty communities through sponsorship of numerous miniworkshops, creation of topical web portals, and reunions, allows for the exchange of ideas, collaboration, and support for improving instruction in chemistry and related disciplines. This symposium will feature workshop alumni and instructors, and leaders of  topical communities. A particular emphasis is on how workshop participants have used workshop materials and follow-up activities to modify their classes, develop entirely new courses and establish new degree programs. For more information, please visit us at www.ccwcs.org.

Presider: David Collard, Georgia Institute of Technology

Related Papers

Introduction (2:00 pm to 2:05 pm)
P511: cCWCS influences on programmatic and curriculum changes over the past 10 years at Newberry College (2:05 pm to 2:25 pm)
P512: Materials, nanotechnology and biomimicry for renewable energy and ecological design (2:25 pm to 2:45 pm)
P513: Medicinal chemistry: Course design, implementation, and student feedback (2:45 pm to 3:05 pm)
P514: Developing green labs for general chemistry at large and small universities (3:05 pm to 3:25 pm)
Break (3:25 pm to 3:40 pm)
P515: Impact of my experiences at a cCWCS workshop on computational and theoretical chemistry. (3:40 pm to 4:00 pm)
P516: Implementing guided-inquiry learning and technology into organic chemistry (4:00 pm to 4:20 pm)
P517: Visual approach to NMR principles in undergraduate chemical education (4:20 pm to 4:40 pm)
P518: Bridging the gap between life and physical sciences using nucleic acid chemistry and biotechnology (4:40 pm to 5:00 pm)


David Collard

Georgia Institute of Technology


Patricia Hill

Millersville University

Lawrence Kaplan

Williams College

Jerry Smith

Georgia State University

Tuesday August 5, 2014 2:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
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