Scott Lewis Webinar – 28th November

Our 2018-2019 webinar series continued with Prof Scott Lewis who gave a webinar entitled: At-Risk Students and Equity in Post-Secondary Introductory Chemistry. This webinar was kindly supported by Learning Science. A recording is below. Note that there was a technical glitch about 36 minutes, so a few seconds are lost. Abstract A substantial literature base has related…

Sandi-Urena Webinar 24th October

Our 2018-2019 webinar series continues with Prof Santiago Sandi-Ureña who will give a webinar entitled: Phenomenological characterization of learning in the college chemistry laboratory Abstract Although central to the experience of learning chemistry, the academic laboratory is often a neglected area of teaching and, it could be argued, of research as well. Contemporary educators, researchers,…

Vanessa Kind Webinar – 19th Sept

Our 2018-2019 webinar season began in September, with a presentation from Dr Vanessa Kind, Durham University. The recording is below. Abstract The lecture discusses the expectations societies have for their teachers, introducing factors required for “quality teaching”. Current teacher preparation methodologies in many nations operate a deficit model that focuses on providing potential teachers with…

Education Research Fellow Update – Susan Jones

In 2018, CERG funded five Education Research Fellows to support their classroom based action research. Over the next few months, we will hear updates from these projects. In the second of the series, Susan Jones summarises the outcomes of her project. More details on the scheme are available here. Calls for 2019 Fellowships will be open…