Crisis looms in chemistry
- Chemistry: What chemists want to know. Ball, Philip // Nature;8/3/2006, Vol. 442 Issue 7102, p500
The article focuses on the field of chemistry as it face an uncertain future in some universities in Great Britain. Such field has been given enough media attention due to its depreciating scientific discipline and its essence in some educational institutions. According to the author, the...
- Organic Chemistry: Intensive Format or Traditional Format. Arrey, Lucas Nyenty // Summer Academe;2009, Vol. 6, p37
The article presents the results of a study comparing two teaching models, the intensive format and the traditional format, to determine which has better success in improving students' performance in organic chemistry. The results show that the former allows the introduction of new teaching...
- Storybook Science. Daniel, Trent // Science Teacher;May2001, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p42
Features the program Learning Chemistry through Science and Technology at the Winter Springs High School and Red Bug Elementary School in Florida. Aims of increasing scientific literacy and technology skills; Source of grant; Recognition of the program at the Disney Teacherrific 2000 Awards.
- When Peers Teach, Students Learn. // Teaching Professor;Jun/Jul2009, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p7
The article focuses on the effectiveness of peer-led team learning (PLTL) model in general chemistry course. It says that PLTL model is used in several colleges and universities wherein students are grouped and given an activity to be worked for two hours on either Saturday or Sunday. It...
- A INSERÃ‡ÃƒO DE DISCIPLINAS DE CONTEÃšDO HISTÃ“RICO-FILOSÃ“FICO NO CURRÃCULO DOS CURSOS DE LICENCIATURA EM FÃSICA E EM QUÃMICA DA UFRN: UMA ANÃLISE COMPARATIVA. Alves Pereira, Giulliano José Segundo; Martins, André Ferrer P. // Caderno Brasileiro de Ensino de FÃsica;2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p229
This paper presents the main results of a qualitative study which aimed to analyze the structure of curricula for Physics and Chemistry teaching courses at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN). The focus was on the inclusion of disciplines with historical and philosophical...
- Radiochemistry in chemistry and chemistry related undergraduate programmes in Argentina. Fornaciari Iljadica, M. C.; Furnari, J. C.; Cohen, I. M. // Journal of Radioanalytical & Nuclear Chemistry;Oct2006, Vol. 270 Issue 1, p273
The evolution of education in Argentina at the university level is described. The detailed search of the educational offer shows that less than half of the universities (35 out of 92) include chemistry and chemistry related undergraduate programmes in their curriculum. The revision of the...
- THE ERASMUS MUNDUS PROGRAMME -- A NON-TYPICAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY FOR ANALYSTS. // Polish Journal of Environmental Studies;2010, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p1101
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- An ideal teaching program of nuclear chemistry in the undergraduate chemistry curriculum. Ünak, T. // Journal of Radioanalytical & Nuclear Chemistry;May2009, Vol. 280 Issue 2, p223
It is well known that several reports on the common educational problems of nuclear chemistry have been prepared by certain groups of experts from time to time. According to very important statements in these reports, nuclear chemistry and related courses generally do not take sufficient...
- Application of ICT-based Learning Resources for University Inorganic Chemistry Course Training. Derkach, Tatyana M. // European Researcher;2013, Vol. 44 Issue 3-2, p649
The article studies expediency and efficiency of various ICT-based learning resources use in university inorganic chemistry course training, detects difference of attitudes toward electronic resources between students and faculty members, which create the background for their efficiency loss.