P511: cCWCS influences on programmatic and curriculum changes over the past 10 years at Newberry College

Author: Christina McCartha, Newberry College, USA

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Date: 8/5/14

Time: 2:05 PM2:25 PM

Room: MAN 102

Related Symposium: S2

The integration of material from six CWCS and cCWCS workshops at a 4 year liberal arts college of 1000 students will be presented. From the grant sessions provided at these workshops, 2 NSF grants have been funded and another pending. A forensic science concentration within the chemistry major was developed with course content for the introductory course provided by the workshop “Forensic Science”. A new course, Environmental Chemistry, was developed after the CWCS workshop, “Environmental Chemistry”. The curriculum from the “Supporting Student Laboratory Learning” has been incorporated into the general chemistry laboratory. The curriculum from the “Teaching Guided-Inquiry Organic Chemistry Labs” was used in Organic Spectral Analysis and Organic Chemistry Laboratory. Ideas from the “Chemistry of Art” and “Food Chemistry” workshops have been integrated into Chemistry laboratories. In addition, CWCS workshop material has been incorporated into outreach activities including summer camps for rising 9th graders and super Saturday events for high school students.