Chemical Education Research: Learning Chemistry Is All about How You Think and What You See

Thursday, October 16, 2014: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
LACC 306AB (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Alegra Eroy-Reveles, PhD, Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University

Description: Researchers in Chemical Education use scientific methods to study the teaching and learning of chemistry. Chemical Education Research is conducted at all types of universities (PhD, Masters, Bachelors-granting institutions) and there are many opportunities available for undergraduates, K-12 teachers, and science faculty interested in pursuing CER projects.

10:15 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:20 AM
Insights into how students learn from molecular visualizations
Resa Kelly, PhD , Associate Professor , San Jose State University
10:40 AM
11:00 AM
Student Generated Concept Maps as a Probe of Understanding of Chemical Equilibrium
Nahyr Rovira Figueroa, PhD , Lecturer , St. John Fisher College