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ERIC Number: EJ820280
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jul
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
Integration of a Communicating Science Module into an Advanced Chemistry Laboratory Course
Renaud, Jessica; Squier, Christopher; Larsen, Sarah C.
Journal of Chemical Education, v83 n7 p1029-1031 Jul 2006
A communicating science module was introduced into an advanced undergraduate physical chemistry laboratory course. The module was integrated into the course such that students received formal instruction in communicating science interwoven with the chemistry laboratory curriculum. The content of the communicating science module included three units: communicating science to different audiences, oral and poster presentation skills, and interviews and the press. To demonstrate their communicating science skills, students prepared poster and oral presentations on laboratory experiments conducted in the course. The oral and poster presentations replaced written laboratory reports for two of the experiments.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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