Chemical Education: Towards Research-based Practice

ISBN: 978-1-4020-1112-2 (Print) 978-0-306-47977-9 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Chemistry and Chemical Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-5

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      Pages 7-27

      The Nature of Chemical Knowledge and Chemical Education

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      Pages 29-46

      The History of Chemistry: Potential and Actual Contributions to Chemical Education

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      Pages 47-68

      Models and Modelling in Chemical Education

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      Pages 69-94

      Learning Chemistry in a Laboratory Environment

  2. The Curriculum for Chemical Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-100

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      Pages 101-124

      Chemistry Curricula for General Education: Analysis and Elements of A Design

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      Pages 125-141

      The Roles of Chemistry in Vocational Education

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      Pages 143-164

      Informal Chemical Education

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      Pages 165-184

      Context-Based Approaches to the Teaching of Chemistry: What are They and What Are Their Effects?

  3. Teaching and Learning about Chemical Compounds

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 185-188

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      Pages 189-212

      The Particulate Nature of Matter: Challenges in Understanding the Submicroscopic World

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      Pages 213-234

      Bonding

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      Pages 235-266

      Problem-Solving in Chemistry

  4. Teaching and Learning About Chemical Change

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 267-270

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      Pages 271-292

      The Teaching and Learning of Chemical Equilibrium

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      Pages 293-315

      Teaching and Learning Chemical Kinetics

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      Pages 317-337

      The Teaching and Learning of Electrochemistry

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      Pages 339-362

      From Chemical Energetics to Chemical Thermodynamics

  5. Developing Teachers and Chemical Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 363-367

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      Pages 369-390

      Exploring Chemistry Teachers’ Knowledge Base

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      Pages 391-408

      Research and Development for the Future of Chemical Eeducation