RACI Chemical Education Division Symposium
31st March-1st April, 2016: Monash University, Melbourne
Call for Abstracts (Due Monday 8th February, 2016)
The RACI Chemical Education Division will hold a two-day symposium Thurs-Fri, 31st March and 1st April, 2016 at Monash University in Melbourne.
This meeting will be in a fresh format, with enhanced opportunities for discussing a number of key themes as larger groups.
Each themed session will be facilitated by a leader from the Australian Chemical Education community.
The four key themes and leaders are:
Theme 1: Assessment Fit For Purpose. (Assoc. Prof. Glennys O'Brien) This theme seeks to bring clarity to best practice in assessment, with a particular focus on using groupwork, project-based learning and embedding communication skills into learning activities in chemistry.
Theme 2: Optimising Laboratory Learning. (Assoc. Prof Mauro Mocerino) This theme will focus on making the most out of the laboratory-teaching environment, with a strong emphasis on demonstrator training and development, and getting the most out this face-to-face element of chemistry education.
Theme 3: Individualised Learning. (Prof. Adam Bridgeman) This theme will focus on how we can use data to provide students with learning resources and support that are personalised to their needs
Theme 4: Reaching The Regions. (Dr Erica Smith) This theme will explore some of the challenges and successful approaches for delivering chemistry courses to off-campus and remote cohorts of chemistry students.
Call for Abstracts (Oral Presentations & Posters)
We are calling for abstracts that may be in one of two formats:
- Oral contributions can be entered in any of the themed sessions. Please allow for no more than a 10-minute snapshot of your work.
- Poster contributions may be on any topic, and will be accompanied by a 3-minute oral introduction during the program, prior to the poster session.
To submit your text-only abstract, please go to the following link:
Registrations for this event are open , and the very reasonable price points are shown below:
RACI Member: $125
Non-RACI Member: $175
Main Contact: Chris Thompson - email@example.com
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