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1996 Summer ChemConf: On-line Chemistry Education Conference

06/03/96 to 07/19/96
Donald Rosenthal Thomas C. O'Haver Department of Chemistry Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Clarkson University University of Maryland Potsdam NY 13699-5810 College Park MD 20742 ROSEN@CLVM.BITNET

New Initiatives in Chemical Education

An On-Line Symposium, June 3 to July 19, 1996

Sponsored by the Division of Chemical Education of the American Chemical Society. Organized by Donald Rosenthal, Department of Chemistry , Clarkson University, and by Tom O'Haver, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Maryland at College Park. Technical support from the Computer Science Center, University of Maryland at College Park, Jennifer Fajman, Acting Director.


Technical Program and Schedule

April 8 to June 1: Participants will register for the Symposium

June 1, 1996: Papers will be made available for Session 1

June 3 - June 7: Short Questions for Papers 1 to 5 (Submitted by Conference registrants.). (Paper 1 on Monday, Paper 2 on Tuesday, etc.)

June 10 and 11: Discussion of Paper 1.  What is AAAS Project 2061? Why should Chemists Care?

  • Jerry A. Bell, et. al., Education and Human Resources Directorate, American Association for the Advancement of Science

June 12 and 13: Discussion of Paper 2. The Role of Representations in Problem Solving in Chemistry

  • George M. Bodner and and Daniel S. Domin, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University

June 14 and 17: Discussion of Paper 3. The Role of Molecular Structure and Modeling in General Chemistry

  • Loretta Jones, Department of Chemistry, University of Northern Colorado

June 18 and 19: Discussion of Paper 4. Development and Delivery of Chemical Education Hypermedia Using the World-Wide Web

  • Brian Tissue, Department of Chemistry, VPI and State University

June 20 and 21: Discussion of Paper 5. What Should a Chemical Education Journal Be in an Age of Electronic Information?

  • John W. Moore et al, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin - Madison

June 22: Papers for Session 2 will be available

June 24 - June 28: Short Questions for Papers 6 to 9

July 1 and 2: Discussion of Paper 6. Recent Applications of Hyperactive Chemistry and the World-Wide-Web

  • Henry Rzepa, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College, London 

July 3 and 8: Discussion of Paper 7. Networked Instructional Chemistry

  • Stanley Smith and Iris Stovall, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois

July 9 and 10: Discussion of Paper 8. Personalizing the Large General Chemistry Lecture Experience

  • Paul Kelter and James D. Carr, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska

July 11 and 12: Discussion of Paper 9. Use of the Internet in Teaching Chemical Information Sources

  • Gary Wiggins, Chemistry Library, Indiana University

July 15 - July 19: General Discussion and Evaluation