Mon. June 27, 2011 2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
Room 110, Vancouver International Conference Centre
The goal of this special session is to provide educators with an overview of specific educational methods and tools that they can bring back to the classroom to encourage their students to think deeply about the concepts central to core chemical engineering courses. Presentations will focus on the use of concept inventories, peer instruction and conceptests, repair of misconceptions, and technology-based tools to facilitate active pedagogies. The session will culminate in a panel discussion to address barriers to implementing these methods. The intent of this session is to create a dialog amongst educators and a community of instructors interested in increasing attention of their students towards learning core concepts in the classroom.
SPECIAL SESSION: Educational Methods and Tools to Encourage Conceptual Learning
Milo Koretsky (Oregon State University), Ronald L. Miller (Colorado School of Mines), Dr. John L. Falconer P.E. (University of Colorado, Boulder), Michael J. Prince (Bucknell University), Margot A. Vigeant (Bucknell University), Stephen J. Krause (Arizona State University), and David L. Silverstein (University of Kentucky)