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Essentials of Chemical Education

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Hans-Dieter Barke, Günther Harsch, Siegbert Schmid
    Pages 1-40
  3. Hans-Dieter Barke, Günther Harsch, Siegbert Schmid
    Pages 41-60
  4. Hans-Dieter Barke, Günther Harsch, Siegbert Schmid
    Pages 61-92
  5. Hans-Dieter Barke, Günther Harsch, Siegbert Schmid
    Pages 93-118
  6. Hans-Dieter Barke, Günther Harsch, Siegbert Schmid
    Pages 119-152
  7. Hans-Dieter Barke, Günther Harsch, Siegbert Schmid
    Pages 153-187
  8. Hans-Dieter Barke, Günther Harsch, Siegbert Schmid
    Pages 189-216
  9. Hans-Dieter Barke, Günther Harsch, Siegbert Schmid
    Pages 217-243
  10. Hans-Dieter Barke, Günther Harsch, Siegbert Schmid
    Pages 291-319
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 321-326

About this book

Introduction

For everybody teaching chemistry or becoming a chemistry teacher, the authors provide a practice-oriented overview with numerous examples from current chemical education, including experiments, models and exercises as well as relevant results from research on learning and teaching. With their proven concept, the authors cover classical topics of chemical education as well as modern topics such as every-day-life chemistry, student’s misconceptions, the use of media or the challenges of motivation. This is the completely revised and updated English edition of a highly successful German title.

Keywords

Chemical Education Chemistry Teaching Resources Didactics Didactics of Chemistry Education Pedagogics Processes of Learning Psychology of Learning Science Education

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1., Institut für Didaktik der ChemieWestf. Wilhelms-Universität MünsterMünsterGermany
  2. 2., Inst. für Didaktik der ChemieWestf. Wilhelms-Universität MünsterMünsterGermany
  3. 3.School of ChemistryUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

About the authors

Barke and Harsch both got an award of the German Chemical Society (Friedrich-Gmelin-Preis der Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker GDCh)
Barke is one of the authors of  "Misconceptions in chemistry", published in 2009 by Springer

Bibliographic information

Reviews

From the reviews:

“It includes experiments, demonstrations, exercises, and chemical connections to everyday life in its 321 pages … . Essentials of Chemical Education can be a useful addition to the library of teachers of chemistry teachers.” (Hal H. Harris, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 89, 2012)