Program

Scheduled Abstracts by Division
Chemistry Education
Monday AM
CE6
205D
Glancing Back and Looking Ahead: Chemistry History, Culture & Outreach
Organizer(s) - Peter Mahaffy, Stephen McNeil, Geoff Rayner-Canham
Chair(s) - Stephen McNeil, Peter Mahaffy
08:00
Where is the Canadian Chemistry HERstory? *Rayner-Canham MF, Rayner-Canham GW
08:20
Rural Initiative for Science Education - The Road to Sustainable Science Outreach in Developing Countries Li S, Eisenstein A, *Salvador M
08:40
The Stickiness of Thought Whitcombe TW
09:00
Chemistry Communication and Outreach Panel Discussion $*McNeil WS, Mahaffy P
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
The VSEPR and LCP Models of Molecular Structure and Geometry. In celebration of McMaster University's Professor R.J. Gillespie's Many Contributions to Canadian Chemistry $*Robinson EA
10:40
Element of Discovery: Growth of an Outreach Program *Freeman TK
11:00
Emotions and the Bench - A Litmus Test for Chemistry *Duca M
11:20
 
End of Session
Monday PM
CE5
205D
Guided-inquiry Learning in Chemistry
Organizer(s) - Jennifer Duis
Chair(s) - Jennifer Duis
14:00
Boss Quality Documents $*Linkletter BA
14:20
Student Choice of Traditional vs Guided Inquiry Buffer Experiment Sheppard MA
14:40
Do Students Truly Understand What it Means to "Do Science"? *Boechler AM, Walker T, Muir D, Blyth RIR
15:00
Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning - What Is It, and Does It Work? Lewis JE
15:40
 
End of Session
CE7
205D
Instrumental Analysis in Chemistry Education
Organizer(s) - Guillaume Bussiere
Chair(s) - Guillaume Bussiere
16:00
Student - centered Design and Construction of "Home - built" Instrumentation in the Instrumental Analysis Curriculum $*Sykes D
16:40
Teaching Instrumental Techniques in an Art + Chemistry Class *Vitha MF, Lyons ME
17:00
Vacuum Science in the Undergraduate Laboratory: How Far Can We Go? $*Bussière G
17:20
 
End of Session
Tuesday AM
CE3
205D
Student Presentations in Chemistry Education & Outreach
Organizer(s) - David Stone
Chair(s) - David Stone
08:00
Chemistry Outreach and Inuit Culture Taylor R, Lee Y-R, Rayner-Canham GW
08:20
Chemistry for Beginners: McGill Chemistry Outreach Bateman M, Chang JT, Corkery TC, Dominguez A, Farrel J, Gauthier JM, Gateman S, Huskic I, Kuter D, Ni S, Rak M, Rosadiuk K, Therien PD, *Wahba A
08:40
What Is your Story? Teaching Students to Interpret and Visualize Data Using a New Field-based Experiment in a Fourth Year Course Joudan S, D'eon JC
09:00
Making Figures for Policy Makers: Insights from Computer Vision to Improve Student Data Visualization *Kavassalis SC, Wloka C, $D'eon JC
09:20
Developing Visual Aids and Resources to Support First-year Students in Learning about Buffers Gilbert B, Sandblom NTA, Musgrove A
09:40
Enhanced Student Learning using 3D Visualization Abdinejad M, *Mikhaylichenko L
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Development of a Concept Test to Measure Students' Abilities to Qualitatively Rank Acid and Base Strength Zhang Y, Maxwell EJ, $*Stewart JJ
10:40
Fostering Success in Synthetic Problem Solving through Strategy-based Workshops Bodé NE, $Flynn AB
11:00
Lecture Capture Videos as Educational Tools for Structure-based Databases Tarasewicz A, Rousseaux SAL, $*Morra B
11:20
Students' Abilities to Reason over Large Scales - Measurement and Importance Moore M, $Thomas DF
11:40
Identifying the Barriers to Inter-institutional Chemistry Communication Practice Shokoples B, Skagen D, Egler C, Morsch L, $*McCollum B
12:00
 
End of Session
Tuesday PM
CE4
205D
Chemistry Education Research
Organizer(s) - Alison Flynn, Stephen MacNeil
Chair(s) - Alison Flynn, Stephen MacNeil
13:40
A Peek behind the Curtain: Designing Qualitative Instruments for Chemical Education Research Bhattacharyya G
14:00
Limitations of Traditional Assessment in Identifying Learning Challenges: Determining Characteristics of Successful Students $*Gulacar O, Eilks I, Bowman C
14:20
3D Assessments: Assessing what We Value Herrington DG, Sweeder RD
14:40
Does the Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum Help or Hinder the Inclusion of Cross-cutting Scientific Principles as Learning Objectives? $*Holme TA, Murphy KL
15:20
The Five Domains of CER That Focus on Curriculum/instructional Reform $*Bodner GM
15:40
 
Coffee Break
16:00
Active Learning Interventions and Affective Domain Exercises towards Student Achievement of Learning Outcomes Costabile E, Wilson C, *Dawe LN
16:20
Let's Try a Little Walking before We Run: Using Measurement Standards to Promote Better Assessment of the Affective Domain Lewis JE
16:40
Interdisciplinary Science Boosts to Affective Domain Learning and Student Engagement $*Loppnow GR
17:00
Motivation, Self-regulated Learning, Learning Strategies, and Organic Chemistry Achievement: The Mediational Roles of Achievement Emotions $*Raker JR
17:20
Effects of Metacognitive Interventions on Student Learning in University Chemistry Courses: A Meta-analysis of the Primary Literature $*MacNeil S, Wood E
17:40
 
End of Session
Wednesday AM
CE4
205D
Chemistry Education Research
Organizer(s) - Alison Flynn, Stephen MacNeil
Chair(s) - Alison Flynn, Stephen MacNeil
08:00
Acid-base Explanations: From Descriptive to Causal Mechanistic Reasoning Kouyoumdjian H, *Underwood SM, $Cooper MM
08:20
Language of Organic Reaction Mechanisms: Isolating Students' Use and Interpretation of the Electron-pushing Formalism $*Flynn A, Galloway K, Featherstone R, Stoyanovich C
08:40
Using Simulations and Screencasts to Promote Student Understanding of Atomic Interactions Sweeder RD, *Herrington DG, VandenPlas JR
09:00
Studying Students' Experience with Animations of Organic Reaction Mechanisms Bongers AL, Northoff G, $*Flynn AB
09:20
Contrasting Visualizations - Empowering Students to Make a Choice to Lend Insight into their Molecular Level Understanding Kelly RM
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Interplay between Relationships and the Flipped Classroom $*McCollum B, Skagen D, Fleming C, Plotnikoff K
10:40
Analysis of Students' and Professors' Connections across Organic Chemistry Reactions Galloway KR, *Leung MW, $Flynn AB
11:00
Next Steps Toward Improving the Organic Chemistry Curriculum at the University of Ottawa Raycroft MAR, $*Flynn AB
11:20
 
End of Session
Wednesday PM
CE8
205D
First and Second Year Undergraduate Teaching Initiatives
Organizer(s) - Noel George, Anne Johnson
Chair(s) - Noel George, Anne Johnson
13:40
 
CIC Award for Chemical Education Lecture
13:40
Welcome to my Classworld: Engaging Learners in Large Chemistry Classes and Beyond Lucy CA
14:20
Learning Objectives and Strategies for Infusing Systems Thinking into General Chemistry: An International Initiative $*Mahaffy PG
14:40
Incorporating Team-based Learning into the General Chemistry Curriculum McManus GJ
15:00
Incorporating an Acitve Learning Component into a General Organic Chemistry Course Mikhaylichenko L, *Restivo W
15:20
Active Learning Works: Combining Different Learning Initiatives in an Organic Chemistry Class Jackson DA, $*Kouyoumdjian H
15:40
 
Coffee Break
16:00
Specifications Grading Adapted for Organic Chemistry $*Ring J
16:40
Verbal Final Exams in a General Chemistry Course $*Sweeder RD
17:00
A Tale of "Two-stage" $Chen LWL
17:20
Using the Crowdmark Online Grading Platform in Intro Organic Chemistry Courses $*Pavelka LC
17:40
 
End of Session
CEP
Hall C
Poster Session
From 17:40 until 19:30
17:40
Creating Sustainable Labs, Together Daley EN, $Paradise A
17:40
Observation of Acid Rain in Northern Japan during 2006-2016 and its Application to Chemical Education $*Kan M
17:40
Revolutionizing Undergraduate Labs with Benchtop NMR - An Active Learning Approach Zamora MT, Araneda JF, $*Riegel SD
17:40
Innovative Project Design with Microwave Technology in Undergraduate Teaching Labs Dusharm G, *Karney M
17:40
The Green Chemistry Initiative at the University of Toronto Smith SAM, Demmans KZ, Mallov I, Szkop KM
17:40
Something Old, Something New: A Cultural and Chemical History of Two Blues $*McNeil WS
17:40
Developing Property-directed Integrated Synthetic Laboratories Yousaf M, $Koivisto BD
17:40
Science Olympiads for Junior High Students: A Great Outreach Activity and University Recruiting Tool $*Pelletier S, Alary E, Babooram K, Frank D, Lepage M
17:40
Collaborative Learning: Introducing Group Management Skills in the Laboratory by Assigning Roles Saleem R, $*Habeeb Z
17:40
An Introduction to the Hazard Reflection Framework $*McKenna KJ, Brewer S
17:40
Organic Chemistry Faculty's Perceptions of Student Misconceptions and its Link to Pedagogical Content Knowledge Hjerstedt A, $Tasker R
17:40
Time Well Spent: The Effectiveness of Demonstration Methods in a Biochemistry Teaching Laboratory *Dias KR, Paquette AJ, Richter C, $Habeeb Z
17:40
Electrochemical Sensor for Detection of UV-induced DNA Damage: Introducing the Research Application of Electrochemical Sensor to Undergraduate Students Ahmadi S, Fini H, *Kerman K, Kraatz HB
17:40
A Fresh Perspective: Designing a Laboratory Manual to Engage and Prepare Students Fan L, $Browning CS
17:40
Modeling the Perception and Experience of Pleasure, Engagement, and Meaning; and their Impact on Success Plavnik M, $Mooring S
17:40
Comparison Study of Traditional Organic Chemistry Textbook with a Digital, Interactive Textbook in Introductory Organic Chemistry $*Dalili S, McCann LC
17:40
Development of a Laboratory Practical Exam for Instrumental Analysis $Rankin KM
17:40
Development and Evaluation of the Chemistry-specific Achievement Emotions Questionnaire (AEQ-CHEM) $*Raker JR
17:40
The Effective Use of Instant Messaging as a Supportive Strategy in Teaching $*Almatarneh MH
17:40
Incorporating SEM-EDX Glass Analysis into the Undergraduate Forensic Science Laboratory Curriculum Carlson HJ, Melendez de la Cruz M, $*Ross MS
Thursday AM
CE2
205D
Research and Other Forms of Experiential Learning
Organizer(s) - Paul Piunno, Judith Poë
Chair(s) - Svetlana Mikhaylichenko, Judith Poë
08:00
Chemistry and Human Health: A SENCER Model Course $*Poe JC
08:20
Short-term Student-directed Research as a Vehicle for Learning the How and Why of Scientific Communication Grant E, Stewart JJ, Stoodley R, Gillis EAL
08:40
Modelling an Authentic Research Experience: A "Plan-Your-Own" Alcohol Oxidation Laboratory Cho H, Dicks AP
09:00
Chemistry Students in the Museum of Antiquities. Humanities Students at the Synchrotron. What are the Learning Outcomes? *Ellis T, Harvey T, Walker T
09:20
Crossing Intersections in Experiential Learning in Environmental Science and Policy and STEM Education $*Gardella JA
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Environmental Chemistry in the Real World: Casting Students as Industrial Consultants Faust JA, D'eon JC
10:40
SURE, Science Undergraduate Research Experiences: A Vertical Peer Mentoring Program at the University of Windsor $*Trant JF, Houser C
11:00
Enhancement of Student Engagement and Learning in Chemistry through Case Study Extra Credit Projects *Dalili S, Fathi F
11:20
A Practical Guide to Introducing Research Integration into a Chemistry Laboratory Curriculum Gurney R, Lee N
12:00
 
End of Session
CEG
205B
General Session
Organizer(s) - Jessica D'eon, Andy Dicks
Chair(s) - Jessica D'eon
08:20
Communicating Chemistry: The Impact of Targeting Communication Skills in the Undergraduate Classroom Gillis E, Grant E, Stewart JJ, Stoodley R
08:40
Self-motion of Sodium Benzoate Flakes on a Water Surface: A Demonstration of Molecular Forces at Play Darvesh KV, Martin E
09:00
Organic ChemWare - HTML5 Interactives for Teaching and Learning Organic Chemistry $*Deslongchamps G
09:20
Putting Chemistry (Back) in Biochemistry $*Johnson AE
09:40
A Project Course in Medicinal Chemistry Based on Virtual Drug Design $Vaughan MD, Ludlow AA, Carlos Da Silva MD
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
 
Beaumier Award for High School/CÉGEP Chemistry Teachers Lecture
10:20
Several Quick, Inexpensive Labs/Demonstrations for General Chemistry Jansen MP
10:40
Expanding the Tool Box in Undergraduate Laboratory Sessions via Continuous Flow Synthesis $Santandrea J, Kairouz V, *Collins SK
11:00
Teaching Chemistry for a Sustainable Future $*Abhyankar S
11:20
GHS/WHMIS 2015 Transition and Training in Academia: A Discussion $*Gauvin F
11:40
Cowboy Chemistry Meets the Occupational Health and Safety Act: Rebranding to Establish a Culture of Safety *Reed RW, Stuttaford K, Hulls M, Mills T
12:00
 
End of Session
Thursday PM
CE8
205D
First and Second Year Undergraduate Teaching Initiatives
Organizer(s) - Noel George, Anne Johnson
Chair(s) - Noel George, Anne Johnson
13:40
Reshuffling the Deck II: Mechanistic Patterns Found in Non-traditional Organic Chemistry Organization Strengthens the Mechanistic Approach *Ackroyd NC
14:00
Lecture Capture: Has the Future Finally Arrived? *Rayner-Canham GW
14:20
Exploring the Greenhouse Effect in the First Year Laboratory $*D'eon JC, Quinlan KB, Faust JA, Browning CS
14:40
Creating a Culture of Sustainability in the Teaching Lab: Construction of a Water Recirculation System for Condensers and Other Ideas $*Pelletier S, Babooram K, Schoeddert GA
15:00
 
Coffee Break
15:20
Welcome to Grad School -- and Here's Your Class Cox Jr. CT
15:40
The Impact of Peer Instruction on Learning in a Large General Chemistry Classroom Thavarajah TN
16:00
 
End of Session