Division of Chemical Education: Call for Abstracts

Submission Deadline: Monday, October 14, 2019

Program Chair(s): Patrick Daubenmire, Craig Teague, Denyce Wicht

Note: Submission deadlines are at 11:59 EST on the day posted. Symposia, organizers and deadlines are subject to change. Last updated August 6, 2020.

Title    Type    Submission Type Organizer Cosponsor Description
ACS Award for Achievement in Research for the Teaching & Learning of Chemistry: Symposium in honor of Stacey Lowery Bretz Oral Invited
  • WCC
  • PROF
ACS Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences: Place-Based Education for Rural and/or Arctic Students 2020 Encouraging Disadvantaged Students Symposium in Honor of Larry Duffy Oral Invited
  • PROF
Key to human spirit is a sense of place and the culture associated with the environment. Since the...
ACS-CEI Award for Incorporation of Sustainability into Chemistry Education Oral Invited
  • PROF
  • CEI
As part of the American Chemical Society’s goal to “ Advance the broader chemistry enterprise an...
Advances in Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) Oral Contributed
    Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) provide a structured research project for st...
    Advancing Green & Sustainable Chemistry Education: Small Molecules to Macromolecules Oral Contributed
    • CEI
    This symposium will engage and inform the chemical education community on recent advances in green a...
    Advancing Undergraduate Research: Building Capacity for Complex Problem Solving Oral Contributed
      In collaboration with the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR), we invite submissions that descri...
      Assessment & Measurement in Research & Practice Oral Contributed
        In the ever-changing landscape of chemistry education research, one question has continually stood t...
        Becoming a Chemist: Scaffolding Authentic Professional Skill Experiences into the Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry Curricula Oral Contributed
        • PROF
        Becoming a professional in any field requires learning how to navigate entry into the field and movi...
        Changing "Traditionally Fun" Activities to Deepen your Students' STEM Experience using Polymers & other Materials Oral Invited
          There are many activities that teachers do in class for fun and do not have much “meat” to them ...
          Chemistry Education Research: Graduate Student Research Forum Oral Contributed
            This symposium has a long history of providing a great constructive platform for graduate students t...
            Clue: Computing to Learn in Undergraduate Education Oral Contributed
              Computational chemistry is a long recognized, critical tool for chemical investigation and understan...
              Developing & Assessing More than Content Knowledge Oral Contributed
                Skills such as communication, teamwork, and problem solving are frequently cited as important outcom...
                Diversity & Inclusion in Chemistry Education Oral Contributed
                • WCC
                Chemistry educators are interested in the differential impacts of curricula and activities on studen...
                Education in Nano-Science: Visions for Smart & Advanced Generation Oral Contributed
                  Nano-scale science and technology is an interdisciplinary field that deals with creation of material...
                  Engaging Students in Physical Chemistry Oral Contributed
                  • PHYS
                  Presentations in this symposium may include new laboratory or classroom exercises, new approaches to...
                  Engaging Undergraduates with Raman Spectroscopy Oral Contributed
                  • PHYS
                  Presentations will discuss methods to integrate Raman spectroscopy into the curriculum and strategie...
                  Formative Assessment Practices in Chemistry Teaching Oral Contributed
                    Classroom teaching can be described as enhancing students’ learning while they are learning. This ...
                    Fundamentals of Chemistry Outreach Education: From Program Design to Assessment Oral Contributed
                      This symposium will provide a unique forum to exchange ideas on innovative approaches to the design,...
                      General Papers Oral Contributed
                        We welcome presentations that do not fit into one of the other symposia of the Division of Chemical ...
                        General Posters Poster Contributed
                          We welcome presentations that do not fit into one of the other symposia of the Division of Chemical ...
                          George C. Pimentel Award in Chemical Education: Symposium in Honor of Thomas Wenzel Oral Invited
                          • PROF
                          Green Chemistry Student Chapters: Stories of Success Oral Invited
                            The Green Chemistry Award has quickly become one of the most sought after accolades for student chap...
                            GSSPC: Smart Materials: From Stimuli to Response Oral Invited
                            • I&EC
                            The Spring 2020 Graduate Student Symposium entitled, “Smart Materials: From Stimuli to Response,...
                            Innovations in the Instructional Laboratory Oral Contributed
                              Students continue to miss the relationship between the laboratory portion of a course and the lectur...
                              International Perspectives of Chemistry Education Teaching & Practice Oral Contributed
                                The chemistry classroom varies widely with a wide variety of chemistry education practices such as a...
                                Lab Safety for the 21st Century Oral Contributed
                                  NMR Spectroscopy in the Undergraduate Curriculum Oral Contributed
                                    With the increasing availability of nuclear magnetic resonance instruments at the undergraduate leve...
                                    Organic Chemistry Education: Research to Practice Oral Contributed
                                    • ORGN
                                    This symposium will explore how research on learning in organic chemistry can be used to inform teac...
                                    Peer Led Team learning in General & Upper Division Chemistry courses Oral Contributed
                                      Peer Led Team Learning (PLTL), has been implemented in a number of General Chemistry courses nationa...
                                      Perspectives on Climate Change Literacy & Education; Local to International Oral Contributed
                                        Climate change literacy and education is one of four actions highlighted in the ACS Public Policy St...
                                        POGIL: Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning Oral Contributed
                                          Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) is a student-centered team-learning approach to tea...
                                          Research in Chemistry Education Oral Contributed
                                            This symposium provides a broad forum for chemistry education research (CER) including but not limit...
                                            Research on Learning in the Laboratory Oral Contributed
                                              While most chemists agree that laboratory work is an important part of science courses, until recent...
                                              Sci-Mix Poster Contributed
                                                State of the Art: Connecting Systems Thinking & Green & Sustainable Chemistry through the UN Sustainable Development Goals Oral Contributed
                                                • CEI
                                                The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a framework to fundamentally change our world...
                                                Strategies Promoting Success of Two-year College Students Oral Contributed
                                                • CTA
                                                Nearly half of all undergraduate students enroll in a two-year college and many STEM students take t...
                                                Successful Student Chapters Poster Contributed
                                                  Sustainability & Relevance in Chemistry Education: Theory & Practice Oral Contributed
                                                    Current educational research suggests that chemistry instructors must make chemistry education “mo...
                                                    Teachers Program for Philly Oral Invited
                                                      Technology as a Context: Facilitating Students' Learning of Chemistry with Digital Media & Platforms Oral Contributed
                                                        In recent years, a variety of approaches have been introduced to improve student interest and engage...
                                                        Undergraduate Laboratory Safety Oral Contributed
                                                          Undergraduate Research Papers Oral Contributed
                                                            Undergraduate students who have completed at least one semester or summer of undergraduate research ...
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