Tuesday, 24 May 2005: 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Room 204 (Allison Road Classroom Building)

College Education (COED)

Laboratory Experiences in the Undergraduate Curriculum

This session will focus on discipline-specific undergraduate laboratory experiences. The goal is to exchange new approaches to teaching in the laboratory and/or new experiments that have been developed for a specific laboratory course.
Organizer:Christine M. Ingersoll
9:00 AM Introductory Remarks
9:05 AM Quantitative NMR Experiments
Kurt Rublein
9:25 AM Introducing Statistics and Nonlinear Least-Squares into the Physical Chemistry Lab
Carl Salter
9:45 AM Academic Choice Coupled to Open-Ended Exercises in the Analytical Chemistry Lab
Thomas A. Betts
10:05 AM An Interdepartmental Offering in Instrumental Analysis
Donald Mencer Jr., J. Michael Case
10:25 AM Molecule Day: Laboratory Projects Based on an Interdisciplinary Theme
Christine M. Ingersoll
10:45 AM Break
11:05 AM Maximize your research: Teach it!
Olivier J.-C. Nicaise
11:25 AM Does the Solvent Affect the Relative Nucleophilic Strength of Halide Ions in an SN2 Type Reaction?
Terrence P. Sherlock, Ralph Fleming, Ryan Oesterle, Jared Styer
11:45 AM Development of Inexpensive Nucleic Acid Kinetics Experiments
Jamie Burns, Madeley Alcala, Syeda Islam, Amber Flynn Charlebois
12:05 PM Advantages of Microwave-Enhanced Reactions in the Organic Lab
Marsha R. Baar, Danielle Falcone, Christopher Gordon

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