Topics of the conference are:

 

1.  Public Understanding of Chemistry

   (1) Public Understanding of Chemistry

   (2) Chemistry to Societal Needs

   (3) Role of Chemists

   (4) Women and Chemistry

   (5) Environment and Chemistry

   (6) Green Chemistry

   (7) History, Philosophy and Epistemology

 

2. The Challenges of Reforming Chemistry Education to Ensure Relevance and Quality

  (1) General Chemistry

  (2) Analytical Chemistry

  (3) Inorganic Chemistry

  (4) Organic Chemistry

  (5) Physical Chemistry

  (6) Industrial Chemistry

  (7) Network of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Education

  (8) Accreditation of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Education

  (9) How Students learn chemistry

 

3. New Ways of Teaching Chemistry

   (1) Multimedia and Visualization for Chemistry Education

   (2) Microscale Laboratory Technique

   (3) Chemistry Demonstrations

   (4) Web-based Learning and Teaching

   (5) Use of Arts in Chemical Education

   (6) Peer-led Team Learning

 

4. Preparing Teachers for Reform 

    (1) Chemistry Teacher Education

    (2) Science Education at Elementary Level

    (3) Chemistry in Secondary Schools

    (4) The Future of Chemistry Textbooks

    (5) Reforming of chemistry curriculum

    (6) Assessment and Evaulation

 

5. Introducing New Chemistry Contents

    (1) Biochemistry and Biotechnology

    (2) Computational Chemistry

    (3) Forensic Chemistry

    (4) Materials Science

    (5) Polymer chemistry

 

6. Learning and Teaching

   (1) Student Conception and Conceptual Change

   (2) Learner Characteristics and Chemical Education

   (3) Classroom Contexts in Chemistry Teaching

   (4) Instructional Strategy in Chemical Education

   (5) Teaching for Gifted Learners

   (6) Verbal Interaction in Classroom

   (7) Improvement of Chemistry Experiment

 

Deadline for submission of abstract(s) is May 31, 2006.

Deadline for early registration is June 30, 2006.