Program

Scheduled Abstracts by Division
Chemistry Education
Monday AM
CE1
Meeting Room 5
Chemistry Education Research
Organizer(s) - Alison Flynn and Stephen MacNeil
Chair(s) - Stephen MacNeil, Alison Flynn
08:00
Writing across the Curriculum: Is It Worth the Effort? Poe JC
08:20
Investigating Two-stage Exams in Organic Chemistry *Wickenden JG, Stewart JJ
08:40
Screencasts vs. Simulations for Chemistry Learning Herrington DG, VandenPlas J, Sweeder RD
09:20
What Topics of Research Are Most Needed by Chemistry Education Practicioners? $*Holme T
09:40
Duelling Bonding Theories: Measuring the Impact of Student Engagement on Alternative Conceptions of Molecular Bonding Models Kohout JD, $*McNeil WS
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
Investigating and Mitigating Introductory Chemistry Students' Illusions of Competence Pazicni S
11:00
Implementation of a Metacognition Co-curriculum in Introductory Organic Chemistry Urschel MP, Zivcakova L, Wood E, $*MacNeil SL
11:20
 
End of Session
Monday PM
CE5
Meeting Room 4
Advances in Chemistry Education
Organizer(s) - Sharon Brewer and Bob Burk
Chair(s) - Sharon Brewer, Robert Burk
14:00
Introducing a Retrosynthetic Concept Mapping Strategy and Molecule of the Week Activity into a Large Second-year Organic Chemistry Tutorial Morra B, Le C
14:20
CHEM+PM: Integrating Project Management Training with Undergraduate Research in Chemistry $*DiLabio GA
14:40
The Chemistry Teaching Fellowship Program at the University of Toronto: Thirteen Years of Student-driven Curriculum Renewal Dicks AP, Kim KS, Mabury SA, Morra B, Rackus DG
15:00
Procrastination Kills? Burk RC
15:20
Meaningful Learning in the Undergraduate Chemistry Laboratory: The Gap between Faculty Expectations and Students' Experiences $*Lowery Bretz S, Galloway K, Orzel J, Gross E
16:00
 
Coffee Break
16:20
Greening First-year Chemistry Lectures at the University of Toronto Reyes LM, *Dicks AP, Quinlan KB, Browning CS
16:40
Experiences and Benefits of a Career Development Course for Undergraduate Chemistry Students $*Lucy CA, Brown A, McDermott CA
17:00
Developing a Web-based Tool to Promote Understanding of Organic Reactions $McWilliams AR, Greenberg S, Soutchanski M, Ojo M, Batusov V, Kozij D, Chaudry M
17:20
Use of Instructional Videos in the Inorganic Undergraduate Laboratory *Hanlan L, Canal JP, Lavieri S
17:40
 
End of Session
CE3
Meeting Room 5
First Year Experience
Organizer(s) - Lydia Chen and Patricia Laws
Chair(s) - Lydia Chen, Patricia Laws
14:00
 
CIC Award for Chemistry Education Lecture
14:00
The Bonds that Tie: The Things we Don't Teach, but Students Learn, in First-year Chemistry Loppnow GR
14:40
Dispense of Bad Analogies: Microstates and Entropy $*Fridgen TD
15:00
Co-curricular Support of Undergraduates and Graduate TAs in Large Introductory Chemistry Courses Dicks AP, Quinlan KB, Browning CS, D'eon JC
15:20
Many-body Problems: Analyzing Grading Consistency of Exams with Many Teaching Assistants Moore M, $Thomas D
15:40
A First-year Chemistry Undergraduate "Course Community" at the University of Toronto De La Franier BJ, *Dicks AP
16:00
 
Coffee Break
16:20
Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique (IFAT) and Multiple-choice Test Scores: A Study in First-year Chemistry $*Vreugdenhil AJ, Slepkov AD, Shiell RC
16:40
The Impact of Two-stage Tutorial on Student Achievement and Interpersonal Skills $Chen LWL, *Sholok DM
17:00
 
End of Session
Tuesday AM
CE2
Meeting Room 5
Equity and Diversity in Chemistry
Organizer(s) - Nola Etkin
Chair(s) - Nola Etkin, Kathy Darvesh
09:00
Academic Chemistry Disciplines through a Gender Diversity Lens Armour M-A
09:40
Strategies for Advancing Women in Chemistry $*Franz-Odendaal TA
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
The Centrality of Human Diversity to Advancement and Innovation in Chemical Research and Education in the 21st Century $*Al-Abadleh HA
11:00
Sexuality and Gender Identity - Does it Matter? Etkin N
11:20
Aboriginal Initiatives in Chemistry at the University of Saskatchewan $*Wilson LD
11:40
The Positive Impact of Learning Disabilities in the Classroom Jones KM, $Doucette AA
11:50
Fronteirs in Science: Business as Usual...or Do We Need a Change? Crasto GJ
12:00
Intersectionality in Chemistry Workman E
12:10
Little Things that Make a Big Difference *Gill MA
12:20
 
End of Session
Tuesday PM
CE4
Meeting Room 5
General Session
Organizer(s) - Mary Sheppard
Chair(s) - Mary Sheppard
14:00
Ötzi the Iceman Meets the New IUPAC Periodic Table of the Isotopes *Mahaffy PG, Martin BE, Oliver M, DeBoon T, Coplen TB, Holden NE
14:40
Two-stage Testing at uOttawa: Preliminary Results and Discussion $Focsaneanu K-S
15:00
Enhancing Team-based Undergraduate Student Research Productivity and Learning Outcomes: Combining Modern Project Management Practices with Self-reflection Exercises $*Piunno PAE, Gradinaru CC, Laflamme M, Milstein JN, Boyd C, deBraga M, Rawle F, Krull UJ
15:20
Writing Instruction and Training (WIT): Implementing a Comprehensive Approach to Improving Student Communication Skills Stewart AF, Williams AL, $Dicks AP, Lofgreen JE, Edgar LJG, Hoch LB
15:40
Exploring Live Chemistry Stage Shows in Science Museums *Vickers SM, Eix SL, Ng D, $Anderson D
16:00
 
Coffee Break
16:20
Celebrity Chemistry *Schwarcz J
17:00
The Sky is Falling! Or is it? Separating Fact from Fiction in Our Chemical World $*Lukeman M
17:20
Assessing Student Achievement through Learning Outcome Mapping *Dawe LN, Wilson C
17:40
 
End of Session
Wednesday AM
CE3
Meeting Room 5
First Year Experience
Organizer(s) - Lydia Chen and Patricia Laws
Chair(s) - Lydia Chen, Patricia Laws
08:40
Flipping the First-year Classroom: My Attempts, Failures and Successes $Lekhi A
09:00
Taking Steps to Ensure First Year Students Become More Self-directed Learners $*Sullivan ER
09:20
Studysmart: Success Strategies for Science Students $Bourne C, Freeman TK, Molnar B
09:40
Avoiding the "Breakers" in First Year: A New Wave in Steps to Educate Engineering Students about Chemistry Gilbert B, Musgrove A, Sandblom NTA
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
First Year Experience: Learning in Context Poë J, Mahaffy PG, Kennepohl D
11:00
 
End of Session
Wednesday PM
CE7
Meeting Room 5
Technology-based Resources for Chemistry Education
Organizer(s) - Jane Maxwell and Jaclyn Stewart
Chair(s) - Jaclyn Stewart, Jane Maxwell
14:00
Student-directed Online Learning Modules for Organic Chemistry: Interactive, Open Access, and Bilingual $*Flynn AB
14:40
Technology beyond the Classroom: Using Technology to Organize Curricular Decisions and Assessments $*Holme T, Murphy K
15:00
Using Digital Badges for Evidence-based Assessment in the Chemistry Laboratory Hensiek S, $*Towns M, Harwood C, O'Shea K, Fish J
15:20
Development and Deployment of Alchemy: A Customizable Online Platform for Teaching and Learning Chemistry Through Decision-making and Feedback $*Algar WR, Maxwell EJ, Giannakos J, Cramer L, Cua J, Chung P
16:00
 
Coffee Break
16:20
"Organic Bites" Pre-lecture Online Review Modules $*Pavelka LC
16:40
The Effectiveness of Online Modules on Student Performance and Engagement $Chen LWL, Hashmi SS
17:00
Making Learning Smart through Connections: LearnSmart and Connect in Introductory General Chemistry Courses Venkateswaran R
17:20
 
End of Session
CEP
Scotiabank Centre
Poster
From 17:40 until 19:30
17:40
Student Science Safety: Implementation and Evaulation of an Undergraduate Laboratory Safety Program Hulls M, Mills TA, Reed R, Stuttaford K
17:40
Student Science Safety: Design and Creation of an Undergraduate Laboratory Safety Program Mills TA, Hulls M, Reed R, Stuttaford K
17:40
Understanding the Process of Conceptual Change during Collaboration amongst Peer Chemistry Students: A Case Study *Bhola S, Parchoma G
17:40
Applying Handheld 3D Printing Technology to the Teaching of VSEPR Theory Dean N, Ewan C, $McIndoe JS
17:40
Green Chemistry Initiative at the University of Toronto Smith SAM, *Demmans KZ, Reyes L
17:40
Determination of Ethanol Content Using a Modern Low Field NMR Spectrometer Vacon JND, $*Kirby CW
17:40
Development of a Scalable Instrument to Measure Students' Size-scale Reasoning Abilities Moore M, $Thomas D
17:40
"Learning Science al FRezCa" McGill's First Year Residence Cafeteria Help Centre Ghoshdastidar AJ, *Pavelka L
17:40
The Baeyer Formaldehyde Model of Photosynthesis and the Origin of Organic Substances in Plants $*Barletta F
17:40
Has the Montreal Protocol Done more to Protect Climate than the Kyoto Accord? An Excel-based Assignment to Help Students Understand the Climate Forcing of Volatile Organics $*D'eon JC, Staikova M, Young CJ
17:40
An Excel Assignment to Help Students Understand the Ozone Layer and the Structure of the Atmosphere $*D'eon JC
17:40
Acid Rain Observed in Northern Japan during 2006-2015 and Its Application to Chemical Education $*Kan M
17:40
Indirect Complexometric Determination of Sulphate Ions in Impure Samples in Acidic Solution Smirnova E
17:40
Chemistry Education Research (CER) in Canada: What It Is, Who Does It, and How to Get Involved $*Flynn AB
17:40
Redesign of a Laboratory Course as a Capstone Experience DeBruin LS, Meissner J, Aliwalas M
17:40
Why We Suck at Teaching Organic Chemistry $*Dibble PW
17:40
Generation of Orbital Shaped Standing Waves Using Chladni Plates Janusson E, $McIndoe JS
17:40
Service Learning, Chemical Education and Outreach Programs: The Ideal Volunteering Model? $Dalili S, *Liu J
Thursday AM
CE6
Meeting Room 5
Innovative Laboratory Approaches
Organizer(s) - Andy Dicks
Chair(s) - Andrew Dicks
09:00
Three Fabulous (and Simple) Experiments for Introductory Chemistry $*Jansen MP
09:20
Guided Inquiry First Year Buffer Experiment Sheppard M
09:40
Going Paperless: Digital Alternatives to Printing in the Undergraduate Chemistry Laboratory $*Huot MJ
10:00
 
Coffee Break
10:20
The Quest for Innovation and Interactivity in the Laboratory Venkateswaran R
11:00
Technique vs. Scientific Inquiry: How Should We Teach Analytical Chemistry Labs? $*Rodriguez Nunez JR
11:20
Learning Organic Chemistry through Experience: Sharing Ideas that Work *Mikhaylichenko L, Restivo W
11:40
A Chemist among Engineers: Tailoring Delivery to Specialist Students $*Ambidge C
12:00
Avoiding Written Lab Reports in Synthetic Labs: Formative Feedback, Oral Reporting and Immediacy of Learning $*Ambidge C
12:20
 
End of Session
Thursday PM
CE6
Meeting Room 5
Innovative Laboratory Approaches
Organizer(s) - Andy Dicks
Chair(s) - Barbora Mora
14:00
Making the Case for Remote Instruments as (Almost) Open Educational Resources (aOER's) to Innovate the Chemistry Laboratory Brewer SE, Cinel B
14:40
Teaching Materials Science in the Lab: Learning Stuff from the Ground Up *Alemán-Milán G, Millier B, White MA
15:00
Defining and Fulfilling the Goals of a Senior Undergraduate Environmental Analytical Chemistry Lab $*D'eon JC
15:20
Modeling of Conductive Polymers for Photovoltaic Cell Applications Staikova MG, Seferos D
15:40
Competent Chemists by Now? An Unstructured Lab Experiment for 4th Year Students Stoodley R
16:00
 
Coffee Break
16:20
Undergraduate Laboratory Courses; Changing the Focus from Courses to Research $*Drouin A
16:40
Investigating Student Learning through Laboratory Assessment: Oral versus Written Lab Reports Gillis EAL, Bussiere G, Monga V, Núñez JRR, Rogers C, Stewart JJ, Stoodley R, Yu D
17:00
Exploring the Role of Assessment in Laboratory Teaching $*Monga V, Bussière G, Gillis E, Rodríguez Núñez J, Rogers C, Stoodley R
17:20
 
End of Session
CE4
Meeting Room 2
General Session
Organizer(s) - Mary Sheppard
Chair(s) - Alison Flynn, Stephen MacNeil
14:00
Colour the Rainbow: An Improved Laboratory Synthesis of Betaine-30 Rempel BP, Snyman M
14:20
Excel®-based Models to Teach Physical Chemistry $*Bussiere G
14:40
The Ternary Phase Diagram of Water-sodium Chloride-isopropanol $*Pye CC, Imperial MA, Elson C, Himmelman ML, White JA
15:00
Teaching Pedagogies that Integrate Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning (CTML) and Constructivism Learning Theory (CLT) $*Thavarajah NT
15:20
Using Improvisational Theatre to Teach Science Communication Skills: A Pilot Study Bass VM, $Grant ER, *Stewart JJ, Sall G
16:00
 
Coffee Break
16:20
Can't Teach Old Dogs New Tricks? Campaigns to Change Habits in Research Labs Smith SAM, *Demmans KZ
16:40
Families and Work: Making it Work - How to Keep the Dialogue Going *MacLennan MS
17:00
Level of Awareness of Carbon Footprints and Its Implications among Chemistry Undergraduates in Southwestern Nigerian Universities Oloruntegbe KO, Ehinmisan FV
17:20
 
End of Session