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Chemistry education : best practices, opportunities and trends

Author: Javier Garcia-Martinez; Elena Serrano-Torregrosa; P W Atkins
Publisher: Weinheim, Germany : Wiley-VCH, [2015]
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This comprehensive collection of top level contributions provides a thorough review of the vibrant field of chemistry education. HIghly-experienced chemistry professors and education experts cover the latest developments in chemistry learning and teaching, as well as the pivotal role of chemistry for shaping a more sustainable future. Adopting a practice-oriented approach, the current challenges and opportunities  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Javier Garcia-Martinez; Elena Serrano-Torregrosa; P W Atkins
ISBN: 9783527336050 3527336052
OCLC Number: 907794903
Description: xxxvii, 754 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. Chemistry education : a global endeavour. Chemistry education and human activity / Peter Mahaffy --
Chemistry education that makes connections : our responsibilities / Cathy Middlecamp --
The connection between the local chemistry curriculum and chemistry terms in the global news : the glocalization perspective / Mei-Hung Chiu and Chin-Cheng Chou --
Changing perspectives on the undergraduate chemistry curriculum / Martin J. Goedhart --
Empowering chemistry teachers' learning : practices and new challenges / Jan H. van Driel and Onno de Jong --
Lifelong learning : approaches to increasing the understanding of chemistry by everybody / John K. Gilbert and Ana Sofia Afonso --
Part II. Best practices and innovative strategies. Using chemistry education research to inform teaching strategies and design of instructional materials / Renée Cole --
Research on problem solving in chemistry / George M. Bodner --
Do real work, not homework / Brian P. Coppola --
Context-based teaching and learning on school and university level / Ilka Parchmann, Karolina Broman, Maike Busker, and Julian Rudnik --
Active learning pedagogies for the future of global chemistry education / Judith C. Poë --
Inquiry-based student-centered instruction / Ram S. Lamba --
Flipping the chemistry classroom with peer instruction / Julie Schell and Eric Mazur --
Innovative community-engaged learning projects : from chemical reactions to community interactions / Claire McDonnell --
The role of conceptual integration in understanding and learning chemistry / Keith S. Taber --
Learners ideas, misconceptions, and challenge / Hans-Dieter Barke --
The role of language in the teaching and learning of chemistry / Peter E. Childs, Silvija Markic, and Marie C. Ryan --
Using the cognitive conflict strategy with classroom chemistry demonstrations / Robert (Bob) Bucat --
Chemistry education for gifted learners / Manabu Sumida and Atsushi Ohashi --
Experimental experience through project-based learning / Jens Josephsen and Søren Hvidt --
The development of high-order learning skills in high school chemistry laboratory : "skills for life" / Avi Hofstein --
Chemistry education through microscale experiments / Beverly Bell, John D. Bradley, and Erica Steenberg --
Part III. The role of new technologies. Twenty-first century skills : using the web in chemistry education / Jan Apotheker and Ingeborg Veldman --
Design of dynamic visualizations to enhance conceptual understanding in chemistry courses / Jerry P. Suits --
Chemistry apps on smartphones and tablets / Ling Huang --
E-learning and blended learning in chemistry education / Michael K. Seery and Christine O'Connor --
Wiki technologies and communities : new approaches to assessing individual and collaborative learning in the chemistry laboratory / Gwendolyn Lawrie and Lisbeth Grøndahl --
New tools and challenges for chemical education : mobile learning, augmented reality, and distributed cognition in the dawn of the social and semantic web / Harry E. Pence, Antony J. Williams, and Robert E. Belford.
Responsibility: edited by Javier Garcia-Martinez and Elena Serrano-Torregrosa ; with a foreword by Peter Atkins.


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