Always learning: continuing education for industrial chemists (and others, too!)

Fetzer, John
December 2003
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Dec2003, Vol. 377 Issue 7/8, p1087
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the continuing education for industrial chemists' throughout their career. After graduation chemists' can continue their education in both formal and informal ways. Formal ways include taking courses at nearby colleges and universities, taking short courses, taking correspondence or online courses, and taking internal courses offered by one's company or institution. Whereas, informal learning includes reading the experimental literature, review articles, and books. It is believed that continued learning must be a priority or the scientist faces obsolescence and a career of more mundane aims rather than groundbreaking work.


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