Georgia College Chemistry Faculty hold national teaching workshop

From June 12th-14th, chemistry educators from across the country participated in a 2 1/2 day workshop entitled “Using the climate debate to revitalize general chemistry”.  This workshop was planned and facilitated by Drs. Cossey, Lisse, Metzker, Mills and Richards as a part of the NSF-sponsored project, “Chemistry Collaborations, Workshops & Communities of Scholars” Through the course of this workshop, the participants explored using a “big idea” to frame the content and developed learning goals, activities and assessments for their courses. cCWCS-GroupPhoto

Participants

Melissa Armstrong, Gaston College
Donald Carpenetti, Craven Community College
Ajit Dixit, Wake Technical Community College
Susan Green, Macalester College
Tamara Hamilton, Barry University
Ashley Lampp, Robert Toombs Christian Academy
Deanne Oppermann, Southwestern Community College
Denise Schweizer, Rowan Cabarrus Community College
Cynthia Spencer, Shaw University
Albert Thompson, Spelman College
Bridget Trogden, Mercer University

Facilitators

Kimberly Cossey, Georgia College
Catrena Lisse, Georgia College
Julia Metzker, Georgia College
Chavonda Mills, Georgia College (not present)
Rosalie Richards, Georgia College

Workshop Photo Album

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About Dr. J. Metzker

I believe in the power of a liberal education to transform individuals and society. I am currently the Executive Director of the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence. Formerly, I led a community engagement initiative and held a full professorship in chemistry at a public liberal arts university. I am a proud product of The Evergreen State College.
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