95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition

Chemical Education

Sunday AM


Challenges in Teaching Chemistry

Organizer(s) - W. Benoit
Chair(s) - A. Causton

08:00 00024 What are Labs for ? Gauthier J.M.
08:20 00025 Synthesis, NMR and Kinetic Studies of Silver Complexes with Alkyl Substituted Pyridines as a Platform for an Inter-Disciplinary Upper Level Chemistry Laboratory Experience Monga V., *Bussiere G., $Crichton P.
08:40 00026 Teaching and Learning with Online Chemistry Labs Brewer S.E., Cinel B., Harrison M., Mohr C.
09:00 00027 Searching For Alternatives When Faculty Resources Are Limited: Can An Advanced Organic Lab Course Mimic The Fourth Year Research Project Experience? *Sauer E.L.O., Mikhaylichenko S.
09:20 00028 The Challenge of Creating a Course in Industrial Chemistry *$Forde C.E.
09:40 00029 The Chemical World: Engaging the Non-Science Major Sandblom N.T.A.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00030 Teaching the Sophomore Organic Course Without a Lecture. Are You Crazy? Jones Jr. M.
11:00 00031 Duelling Bonding Theories: Identifying and Preventing Misconceptions in Students' Use of Molecular Bonding Models Kohout J.D., *$McNeil W.S.
11:20 00032 Student and Instructor Perceptions of the Pros and Cons of Integrated, Inquiry-Based Laboratories in Chemistry and Integrated Science (iSci) $Pantaleo A., *Lock P.E.
11:40 00033 Teaching Scientific Writing in a First-Year Chemistry Laboratory Lofgreen J.E., Browning C.S., *Dicks A.P.
12:00 00034 Re-Visiting Conceptual vs. Algorithmic Problems *$McWilliams A.R., George N., Koloszyc M., Falenchuk O.
12:20 End of Session

Sunday PM


Challenges in Teaching Chemistry

Organizer(s) - W. Benoit
Chair(s) - N. Sandblom

Award for Chemical Education lecture:

13:40 00230 Game Changers: Learning Chemistry in the 21st Century Kennepohl D.
14:20 00231 One of the Challenges in the Teaching of Chemistry: Providing a Global Perspective for Science Students Hoffman M.Z.
14:40 00232 Developing Learning Communities in the Chemical Sciences Dicks A., *Poe J.
15:00 00233 Supplemental Learning: An Effective Program to Improve Student Performance in Challenging, Large-enrolment Chemistry Courses Kohout J.D., *$Bourne C., McNeil W.S.
15:20 00234 Update of Quantitative Comparisons: Macleans Rankings of Universities Compared with Teaching/Research Effectiveness *$Lynch B.M., La Cour S.A., Gillis E.E.T.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 00235 CHM 1301: From Zero to Second Year in 11 Weeks Venkateswaran R.
16:20 Panel Discussion

17:20 End of Session

CE4TELUS 108,109

Teaching Inorganic Chemistry (joint with IN)

Organizer(s) - L. Gelmini
Chair(s) - L. Gelmini

13:40 Award for Chemical Education lecture in CE1 room Telus 105

14:40 00236 Correcting Student Misunderstandings Through the Use of Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry Experiments Dizon D., *$Langley R.
15:00 00237 Teaching Periodic Properties in the Inorganic Laboratory Through Parallel Synthesis Experiments Dizon D., *$Langley R.
15:20 00238 Teaching the Principles and Concepts of the Periodic Table of the Elements *$Bierenstiel M.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 00239 Organizing the Transition Metals Rayner-Canham G.W.
16:40 00240 Bioinorganic Chemistry: Back to Basics *Poe J.C.
17:00 End of Session

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Poster Session

From 18:00 until 19:30

18:00 00241 Addressing the Challenges of Student Learning and Safety in Organic Chemistry with a Virtual Organic Chemistry Laboratory (Virtu-O-Chem) Djokic N., Zhang C., Hall D., *$Wan H.
18:00 00242 Alternative Conceptions of Bonding Models Among Second-Year Chemistry Students: When Bonding Models Collide Kohout J.K., *$McNeil W.S.
18:00 00243 Introducing Green Chemistry in the Analytical Laboratory - A Case Study Buckley H.L., Douskey M., $Baranger A.
18:00 00244 A Cost Effective Two Part Experiment for Teaching Organic Chemistry Laboratory Techniques Sadek C.M., Brown B.A., Djokic N., *$Wan H.
18:00 00245 The Development of an Integrated Organic/Analytical Experiment for Upper-Level Chemistry Students Rogers C., Lai E.
18:00 00246 Energizing the Teaching and Learning of Chemistry *$Khodabocus R.
18:00 00247 A Simplified Representation of Selectivity of Hydrophilic Interaction Liquid Chromatography Columns Liu Y., Ibrahim M., Lucy C.A.
18:00 00248 Explaining the Perplexing Peak Distortion Effects in Ion Chromatography Due to Injecting too Much Sample K. Anderson J., Wahab M.F., Lucy C.A.

Monday AM


Teaching Organic Chemistry (joint with OR)

Organizer(s) - A. Causton
Chair(s) - A. Causton

10:20 00598 Re-writing the Organic Chemistry Narrative: The Challenges and Benefits of the Mechanistic Approach Ackroyd N.C.
11:20 00599 So What Does the Text Book Say? *Hunt I.R.
11:40 Panel Discussion

12:20 End of Session

CE5TELUS 108,109

Teaching Physical/Theoretical Chemistry (joint with PT)

Organizer(s) - R. Stoodley
Chair(s) - G. Bussiere

08:00 00600 From Atoms to Nanoparticles - the Development and Implementation of Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) in Physical Chemistry *$Shepherd T.D.
08:40 00601 Using a Hands-on Activity to explore the Phase Rule and the Clapeyron Equation *$Darvesh K.V.
09:00 00602 An Approach to Developing Higher Level Learning of the Thermodynamics of Hydrophobicity and Hydropathy Scales *$Edwards R.A.
09:20 00603 A Practical Computational Chemistry Lab with Broad Applicability Kellie J.L., *Wetmore S.D.
09:40 00604 Introduction to Quantum Dots via Absorption and Emission Measurements *$Sewall S.L.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00605 The Path to a Laser Spectroscopy Experiment as Part of an Undergraduate Integrated Chemistry Laboratory *Bussiere G., Matthews N., MacLean O., Popowich A.
10:40 00606 Do We Really Need to Lecture in Introductory Physical Chemistry? Roussel M.R.
11:00 00607 Facile Synthesis of CdSe/ZnS Core/Shell Quantum Dots: A Versatile Experiment for Undergraduate Teaching Purposes Sadowski L.P., Chadwick R.C., Kim D., Saravanamuttu K., $Adronov A.
11:20 End of Session

CE7TELUS 108,109

Energy in the Chemistry Curriculum

Organizer(s) - K. Mahadev
Chair(s) - K. Mahadev

11:20 00608 Updating the Undergraduate Curriculum; A Hands-on Approach to Materials Chemistry and Sustainable Synthesis in the Laboratory McGilvray K.L.
11:40 00609 Energy: Role of Green Chemistry and Education Mahadev K.
12:00 00610 Integrating Energy into the Secondary Chemistry and Environmental Science Curricula in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Students and Teachers Perspectives *Abdel-Hameed F.S.M.
12:20 End of Session

Monday PM

CE2TELUS 108,109

Teaching Analytical Chemistry (joint with AN)

Organizer(s) - C. Lucy, S. Pelletier
Chair(s) - C. Lucy, K. Donkor

13:40 00857 Teaching Analytical Chemistry: What Do Analytical Chemists Do, How Do We Teach It? *$Christian G.D.
14:20 00858 Simple Teaching Strategies to Keep Students Engaged and Learning Analytical Chemistry Beauchemin D.
14:40 00859 How Did I Win a National Teaching Award While Teaching Quant? *$Lucy C.A.
15:00 00860 Analytical Chemistry Research as a Teaching Tool in an Undergraduate University: Challenges and Opportunities *$Donkor K.K.
15:20 00861 "How to Push Buttons" - A 10,000 Page Training Guide for Analytical Chemists *$Doucette A.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 00862 Using Digital Tools to Enhance the Lecture and Laboratory Learning Experience *$Harrison C.R.
16:40 00863 Innovations in the Undergraduate Chemistry Laboratory *$Burk R.C.
17:00 00864 Developing Tools for Undergraduate Spectroscopy: Inexpensive Visible Light Spectrometers Vanderveen J.R., *Ooms K.J., Martin B.E.
17:20 End of Session


Teaching Organic Chemistry (joint with OR)

Organizer(s) - A. Causton
Chair(s) - A. Causton

13:40 00865 Effect of Online Assignments on Student Performance in Introductory Organic Chemistry *Gravel M., Sanders D.A.R.
14:00 00866 Anyone for Moodle ? *Hunt I.R.
14:20 00867 Demonstrations and Interactions: Reasons for Students to Attend Recorded Tutorials *$Hudson R., Luska K.L.
14:40 00868 Using Case Studies During Lecture *$Johnson A.E.
15:00 00869 An Instructional Method that Engages Students in Drawing Mechanisms During Class Time Stewart J.
15:20 00870 Using Clickers to Cultivate Attention to Detail in 2nd yr. Organic Chemistry *Hunt I.R.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 00871 An Undergraduate-Directed Azlactone Challenge Synthesis Edgar L.J.G., *Dicks A.P.
16:20 00872 Introducing a Practical Lab Exam in the First Year Organic Curriculum *$Patenaude G.
16:40 00873 Can We Teach Students How to be Productive Researchers in the Undergraduate Laboratories? *Huot M.
17:00 End of Session

Tuesday AM


Teaching Introductory Chemistry

Organizer(s) - V. Mozol
Chair(s) - V. Mozol, J. LeFebvre

08:00 01161 Toward More Learner-favoured Introductory Chemistry: Strategies to Overcome the Activation Barrier Mahaffy P.G.
09:00 01162 What Effects do Electronic Resources have on Students' Performance? *$Burk R.C.
09:20 01163 Team-Based Learning in the First Year Chemistry Classroom *$Addison C.J.
09:40 01164 Promoting Inquiry in First-Year Chemistry *$Loppnow G.R.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01165 Laboratory Tutorials as a Way to Supplement Learning in General Chemistry Venkateswaran R.
10:40 01166 Enhancing Student Understanding and Learning in a Large First Year Chemistry Structure and Bonding Course Mozol V.J., Reid L., Sexton J., Cannon S.
11:00 Panel Discussion

12:00 End of Session

Tuesday PM


Teaching Introductory Chemistry

Organizer(s) - V. Mozol
Chair(s) - C. MacConnachie, V. Mozol

13:40 01408 Experiential Approach to First Year Chemical Kinetics Lefebvre J., Kusalik P.G.
14:00 01409 Updating the First Year Chemistry Lab Experience Lippa W.K.
14:20 01410 The Importance of IUPAC Conventions when Teaching Thermochemistry/Thermodynamics in First Year Chemistry! Fridgen T.D.
14:40 01411 ICE, ICE, Baby: LeChatelier meets Equilibrium Problems Jansen M.P.
15:00 01412 Exploring and Teaching Concision in Scientific Writing *$Hudson R.
15:20 Break

15:40 Panel Discussion

16:40 Coffee Break
17:00 End of Session

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