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A Model for Incorporating Research into the First-Year Chemistry Curriculum
Journal of Chemical Education (2008)
  • James R. Ford, University of Southern Maine
  • Caryn K. Prudente, University of Southern Maine
  • Thomas A. Newton, University of Southern Maine
Abstract
The development, implementation, and evaluation of a research-based program of laboratory instruction for first-year chemistry students is described. The new approach engages students in interdisciplinary, chemistry-centered research projects during the second semester of their general chemistry course.
Keywords
  • chemistry education,
  • chemistry laboratory curriculum
Disciplines
Publication Date
July, 2008
Publisher Statement
DOI: 10.1021/ed085p929 http://pubs.acs.org/journal/jceda8
Citation Information
James R. Ford, Caryn K. Prudente and Thomas A. Newton. "A Model for Incorporating Research into the First-Year Chemistry Curriculum" Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 85 Iss. 7 (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/caryn_prudente/42/