The symposia schedule with rooms and times for the conference can be found here.
These are the tentative symposia that have been accepted for the 25th BCCE. You are invited to submit papers to these symposia by 20 Feb 2018.
1. 3D printing in chemistry education
2. A day in the life of my classroom
3. Accelerated Chemistry: Teaching One Course at a Time
4. Active Learning in Organic Chemistry
5. Active Learning in Physical Chemistry
6. Addressing Underrepresented Groups in STEM
7. Aligning Assessment Practices with Inquiry Learning
8. Alternative ways to teach important concepts in Organic Chemistry
9. Applications of Learning How to Learn in the Chemistry Curriculum
10. Arithmetic the keybto success in STEM especially Chemistry the central Science
11. Beyond AP: 2nd-Year Chemistry Electives in High School
12. Big 10 Gen Chem Labs: Advances, Innovations, and Challenges
13. Biochemistry Education: Discussions of the Laboratory Environment
14. Biochemistry Education: Discussions of the Lecture Learning Environment
15. Bringing Civic Engagement and SENCER to Chemistry Courses and Curricula
16. Building a Culture of Learning for Chemistry Students
17. Building an Identity as a Scientist from Orientation to Graduation.
18. Building Bridges to Transition Two-year Students to Four-year Programs
19. CERtainly You Can Do Inquiry in Chemistry
20. Chemical Education Xchange: Engaging with Contributors
21. Chemistry and Community Outreach: Ideas and Events
22. Chemistry Education Research about Multiple Representations
23. Chemistry Education Research: Graduate Student Research Symposium
24. Collaboration Cubed: Two-Year College Chemistry Faculty Thrive on Collaboration, Creativity and Connections.
25. Collaborative and Cooperative Learning
26. Communicating Chemistry Via Social Media
27. Communication in chemistry: Engaging students with oral communication in lecture and laboratory classes
28. Community outreach throughout all grade levels
29. Course-embedded research experiences in the first and second year curriculum
30. Creating a Local Professional Learning Community
31. Creativity in the Classroom: Games and Manipulatives that Encourage Learning
32. Current Research on the Undergraduate Chemistry Laboratory
33. Developing and Supporting Chemistry Teachers
34. Discourse Frameworks in Active Learning Chemistry Classrooms
35. Engaging non-science majors in chemistry through current scientific topics
36. Engaging students in organic chemistry
37. Engaging Students in Physical Chemistry
38. Enhancing student learning and retention in introductory “gatekeeping” chemistry courses
39. Finalizing Education of Chemistry Majors: How do we better prepare chemistry graduates for careers in industry and graduate school?
40. Food Chemistry
41. General Papers
42. General Posters
43. George R. Hague Jr. Memorial AP Chemistry Symposium
44. Get To Know the USNCO: Chemistry Excellence at the High School Level
45. Green Chemistry in High School, College & University Curricula (and Beyond!)
46. Helping Students Learn Chemistry: Visualizations, Analogies, Games, and Toys
47. Helping Students Learn How to Learn: Metacognition (and more!) in the Chemistry Classroom
48. How Do We Know That?
49. Improving Student Learning Strategies in Chemistry Courses.
50. Innovating Inorganic Chemistry Education at the Intersection of Research and Practice
51. Innovative Ways to Lower Course Material Costs
52. Integrating civic engagement into chemistry courses
53. Integrating Laboratory Safety Education Into the Chemistry Curriculum
54. Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Chemistry Courses: Practices and Challenges
55. Issues in teaching and learning in a biochemistry course for nonmajors
56. Learning About Quantitative Research in Chemistry Education Research
57. Learning About Theoretical Frameworks in Chemistry Education Research
58. Metacognitive strategies for supporting students in learning chemistry
59. Models and modeling in Introductory Chemistry
60. Mom the Chemistry Professor: Personal Accounts & Advice from Chemistry Professors who are Mothers
61. More bang for your buck: (More) effective active learning methods in General Chemistry
62. New Directions in Academic Lab Safety
63. NSF Programs that support undergraduate education
64. One-pot synthesis for student success in general chemistry
65. Overarching Undergraduate Curriculum Reform
66. Overcoming challenges through science outreach. Bringing positive science experiences to non-traditional audiences.
67. Peer instruction across the postsecondary curriculum
68. Performance Expectations in General Chemistry
69. Persistence in STEM: What can we do to support students?
70. Present and future directions in organic chemistry laboratory courses
71. Problem Solving as a Pedagogical Method (PSPm) in Chemistry
72. Promoting Argumentation in the Chemistry Laboratory
73. Promoting Teaching and Learning Chemistry Through Engaging Case Studies
74. Qualitative Research in Chemical Education: In Pursuit of Whys and Hows
75. Research at the Interface of Chemistry and Mathematics Education
76. Research in Chemistry Education
77. Research-based Activities in Chemistry Classroom and Laboratory
78. Review of the 2018 Chemistry Exam Results
79. Roots of success and retention for the chemistry degree
80. Science Online: Creating Engaging and Interactive Virtual Classrooms
81. Spiral (Two-Cycle) Organic Chemistry
82. Student-centered inquiry learning with an emphasis on process skills in the classroom and laboratory
83. Supplemental Support Initiatives for Introductory Chemistry Student Success
84. Supporting the growth and impact of the chemistry education research community
85. Supporting Under-Represented Minorities to Increase Undergraduate Retention and Success
86. Takin' it to the Streets. Chemistry outside the classroom.
87. Teaching Chemistry at Minority-Serving Institutions
88. Teaching chemistry in the context of forensic science
89. Teaching Large Classes: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly
90. Teaching nuggets for AP and general chemistry
91. Teaching transferable skills in the chemistry laboratory curriculum: real research, real training
92. Technology Integration in Chemistry Education and Research (TICER)
93. The 3 Ps of Student Engagement in the Flipped General Chemistry Classroom: Preparation, Participation, and Performance
94. The Application of Non-Traditional Qualitative Frameworks in Chemistry Education Research
95. The Effects and Research on Peer Leaders in Peer-Led Instructional Methods
96. The pros and cons of multi-week research projects in the general chemistry laboratory.
97. To green or not to green? Approaches for including green chemistry in a traditional academic setting: teaching, research and service
98. Training Graduate Students to be Professional Teaching Assistants
99. Understanding animations: Is it really what is happening?
100. Updating the American Chemical Society’s Guidelines for Programs that Offer the Bachelor’s Degree.
101. Using manipulatives in a chemistry classroom
102. Using Science Fiction to Teach Chemistry
103. Using Specification Grading to Assess Learning Outcomes in Chemistry
104. Views from the Classrooms of Award Winning Chemistry Teachers
we are using the ACS MAPS system for abstract, symposia and workshop submissions. The system will provide BCCE participants with all of the tools and features that you have become accustomed to using at national ACS meetings.
Give us your feedback on how the system works for you.
Dr. Steven Wietstock
General Chair, BCCE 2018
331 Jordan Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
The University of Notre Dame