Gwen Lawrie webinar – 27th March

In March, our webinar will be delivered by Gwen Lawrie, University of Queensland, on the topic: Scaffolding learning with multiple representations in hybrid environments. Note the earlier time – 10 AM to 11 AM GMT. Link to the webinar will be available here 1 hour in advance of webinar (or register to receive link by…

Renée Cole webinar – 27th February

In February, our webinar was delivered by Prof Renée Cole, Univeristy of Iowa, on the topic “Characterizing the nature of classroom discourse“. Recording is below: Characterizing the nature of classroom discourse Discourse in the science classroom has been highlighted as an important way that students develop an understanding of scientific concepts. Methods for analyzing student…

Reflecting on the CERG Teacher Researcher Scheme

from Jane Essex, Chair, Chemical Education Research Group Three years ago, the Chemical Education Research Group committee were facing a crisis of direction, with static numbers of members, low engagement by our membership and a limited programme. The committee decided that chemical education research was simply too important for the committee to go into abeyance…

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. Recordings and references noted are below Register to receive information about future webinars here (one registration suffices for the entire year). It’s just math: Investigating undergraduate student understanding of chemical kinetics…

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,…