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The Chemistry Classroom: Formulas for Successful Teaching
     

The Chemistry Classroom: Formulas for Successful Teaching

by J. Dudley Dudley Herron
 

ISBN-10: 0841232989

ISBN-13: 9780841232983

Pub. Date: 05/28/1996

Publisher: American Chemical Society

Aimed at chemists who teach at the high school and introductory college level, this valuable resource provides the reader with a wealth of knowledge and insight into Dr. Herron's experiences in teaching and learning chemistry. Using specific examples from chemistry to illustrate principles of learning, the volume applies cognitive science to teaching chemistry and

Overview

Aimed at chemists who teach at the high school and introductory college level, this valuable resource provides the reader with a wealth of knowledge and insight into Dr. Herron's experiences in teaching and learning chemistry. Using specific examples from chemistry to illustrate principles of learning, the volume applies cognitive science to teaching chemistry and explores such topics as how individuals learn, teaching problem solving, concept learning, language roles, and task involvement. Includes learning exercises to help educators decide how they should teach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780841232983
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Publication date:
05/28/1996
Series:
An American Chemical Society Publication
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

The People
A Framework for Discussion
Eternal Verities
Intelligence
How We Learn
Implications for Teaching
Problem Solving
Teaching Problem Solving
Concept Learning
Analyzing Concepts To Clarify Their Meaning
Difficulties in Teaching Concepts
Relationships Among Concepts: Propositions, Principles, and Rules
The Role of Language in Teaching Chemistry
Generalized Intellectual Skills
Scientific Reasoning
Teaching Generalized Intellectual Skills
Values in Science Teaching
Motivation and Chemistry Teaching
Promoting Task Involvement and Intrinsic Motivation

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