WE MEET WITH PEOPLE MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION AND LEARNING.
S2E5 | Behind the Scenes at CERP
Join Julia as she talks with Michael Seery the outgoing editor-in-chief of the Chemistry Education Research and Practice journal and Gwen Lawrie the incoming editor-in-chief. They go into the submission and review process of research papers....
S2E4 | Learning Beyond Borders
How can two classrooms in different countries work together to improve teaching chemistry? Listen as Julia discusses collaborative education with chemistry professors, Brett McCollum of Mount Royal University in Calgary Canada, and Layne Morsch of the University of Illinois in Springfield US.
S2E3 | Growing A Chemistry Community
Britland Dekorver, a Professor of Chemistry at Grand Valley State University, catches up with Julia about the popular Facebook community she founded and grew. They discuss how it helps teachers and students, especially during this time where remote...
S2E2 | Student Perspective on Online Education
What ideas do students have for online education? We talk with Tanjot Grewal of McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) and Nicole Kada of Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan) about the student perspective about the coming online semester. What are some of the ideas they bring to make online learning more effective? How does accessibility for all students play a part in this discussion? What are the silver linings, if any, from this shift to online during the Covid-19 pandemic? We end on a hopeful note about the future! This is a great conversation – let’s get back to school and keep moving forward.
S2E1 | Creating Community in Online Learning
Julia talks with Bellevue College faculty member Jennie Kong Mayer and her organic chemistry student Rizmina Lathiff about features she used with Zoom to make her online class more interactive. We caught up with Jennie after a post in ChemEdX.org about...
S1E11 | Adapting Labs for a New Norm
Lab flow was designed to wrap digital curriculum around the traditional lab, wet bench experience that we're all trying to give students, which I think it's very important. But starting in April, when schools started closing down, we had a number of...