January Webinar – Kinsey Bain and Maia Popova

In January, our webinar will be one celebrating two early career researchers. Each speaker will take 30 minutes to present and discuss their topic. Details about each are below. Please join us on 23rd January at 7 PM to hear two really great talks! Register to receive information about this webinar here (one registration suffices…

Theoretical frameworks for CER available online

This book is one of the standard reference sources for anyone working in chemistry education research. The authors have made the book available to share, and as well as being hosted on the Chemical Education Division of the Chemical Institute of Canada website, we are delighted to have their permission to host it here in the…

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…