ERIC Number: EJ307407
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The State of the Art of Teaching Labs: What Hath OSHA Wrought?
Journal of Chemical Education, v61 n10 p861-63 Oct 1984
Factors affecting traditional laboratory instruction in chemistry are discussed. They include: responses to potential hazards in the undergraduate laboratory; student distaste for laboratory classes; equipment and chemical costs; lack of qualified teaching assistants; and faculty pressures to do research. New directions for introductory laboratories are also considered. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Presented at a State-of-the-Art Symposium on "Chemical Education for the 80's" during the National American Chemical Society Meeting (187th, St. Louis, MO, April 10-11, 1984).