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Wednesday, August 6 • 9:30am - 12:30pm
S62: Making Chemistry Palatable for Non-Chemistry Majors

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This symposia seeks to highlight the challenges, innovations, successes and failures experienced by chemistry educators whose main task involves the education of non-chemistry majors. Papers are sought that will provide insight into successful methods to motivate and educate diverse populations of students who may be either science or non-science majors but who are all non-chemistry majors. Of particular interest are educators who teach chemistry to students majoring in Nutrition, Agriculture, Biology, Nursing and the Arts. Presenters are encouraged to share their experiences with respect to pedagogical efficacy, student motivation, innovative methods of student assessment and efficient course management.

Presider: Nicole John-Thomas, University of the West Indies - Trinidad and Tobago

Related Papers

Introduction (9:30 am to 9:35 am)
P779: Teaching non-science majors: Challenges and rewards (9:35 am to 9:55 am)
P780: Best teaching practices and strategies for success with a diverse student audience in General Chemistry (9:55 am to 10:15 am)
P781: Introducing inquiry based laboratory modules into an Introductory Chemistry discussion section (10:15 am to 10:35 am)
P782: Chemistry and art: Development of a college-level course for non-science majors (10:35 am to 10:55 am)
Break (10:55 am to 11:10 am)
P783: Why Things Work: A course for all students (11:10 am to 11:30 am)
P784: CHM 101 at Arizona State University: Past, present, and future (11:30 am to 11:50 am)
P785: Tailoring homework and lecture activities in Introductory Chemistry for diverse student interests (11:50 am to 12:10 pm)

Moderators
NJ

Nicole John-Thomas

Lecturer, University of the West Indies

Wednesday August 6, 2014 9:30am - 12:30pm
MAN 102