Chemistry Education Research (CER) — A growing discipline in Canada!

Chemistry Education Research (CER) is a type of Discipline-Based Education Research (DBER) that studies students' learning, challenges, barriers, interventions, and supports. When this type of research informs practice, the effect on student learning and success if pronounced. There is a growing number of Chemistry Education Researchers in Canada, including opportunities for graduate and post graduate studies! Check out the map and details below.

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CCERC

 

Connecting the Canadian Chemistry Education Research Community to Explore New Ways of Learning in Higher Education

 

Event Description

This forum will bring together chemistry education researchers at a new forum on May 28, 2017 to: exchange research knowledge and build research capacity, build reciprocal relationships, connect the chemistry education research (CER) community, and ultimately shape the future of CER in Canada, for the benefit of students. To do so, we will develop action plans along three areas during the forum: (1) Connecting researchers, (2) Identifying Canadian priorities for CER, and (3) Coordinating chemistry learning outcomes. This forum represents the first opportunity for Canadian chemistry education researchers to come together and focus on priorities that will benefit both researchers and Canadian students studying chemistry, a central discipline in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.  

 

Date: May 28th, 2017

Time: 1 – 5 pm, with lunch included from 1 – 2 pm and formal discussions starting at 2 pm.

Location: Toronto, ON, close the CSC conference location (exact location to be determined)

Who: Principal investigators with a demonstrated interest and/or track record in CER

Cost: Covered by our sponsor: Nelson Education Ltd

Organizers: Alison Flynn, Stephen MacNeil, and Peter Mahaffy

Contact: Alison Flynn, alison.flynn@uOttawa.ca

We ask interested parties to apply so that we can tailor the event to the experience, interest, and needs of the group.  Apply here by February 13th, 2017: https://goo.gl/forms/3HSp9foTjfGd1URU2.

Why come? We’re excited for the Canadian CER community to come together for some big thinking in the following areas... Click for more information


Chemistry Education Research in Canada. Alison Flynn's poster from the Canadian Society for Chemistry conference in Halifax, 2016. Please contact her with additions or suggestions.

Chemistry Education Research in Canada. Alison Flynn's poster from the Canadian Society for Chemistry conference in Halifax, 2016. Please contact her with additions or suggestions.

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