ERIC Number: EJ351360
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
The Coming Renaissance of Descriptive Chemistry.
Zuckerman, J. J.
Journal of Chemical Education, v63 n10 p829-33 Oct 1986
Argues that the field of inorganic chemistry is facing an identity crisis. Proposes that the current call for curriculum reform in inorganic chemistry is an opportunity to return to a stronger discipline. Presents a history of freshman chemical education and recommends a new program for inorganic chemistry. (TW)
Descriptors: Chemical Reactions, Chemistry, College Science, Higher Education, Inorganic Chemistry, Instructional Materials, Learning Processes, Memorization, Mnemonics, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Education History, Science History, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Textbook Preparation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A