LEONARD S. KOGUT

Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh

lenk+@pitt.edu


EDUCATION

 

Ph.D.

 

Chemistry

 

1970

 

University of Pittsburgh

 

b.A.

 

Chemistry

 

1965

 

LaSalle College

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 

1997-Present

Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh

1970-1997

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Penn State University

  Beaver Campus

 

Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Kogut, L. S. Using Cooperative Learning to Enhance Learning in General Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Education, 1997, 74, 720-722.

Kogut, L. S. Critical Thinking in General Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Education, 1996, 73, 218-221.

Kogut, L. S. Using Quality Circles in General Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Education, 1996, 73, 146-148.

Kogut, L. S. A General Chemistry Course for Students at Risk, Journal of Chemical Education, 1993, 70, 565-567.

Kogut, L. S. Quality Circles in the Classroom, Improving College and University Teaching, 1984, 32 (3): 123-127.

 

RECENT PRESENTATIONS

 

Kogut, L. S. Integrating the Engineering Curriculum, 15th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, University of Michigan, August 2000.

Kogut, L. S. Collaborative Learning and Concept Mapping: An Experiment in General Chemistry, 15th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, University of Waterloo, Canada, August 1998.

Kogut, L. S. Cooperative Learning and Continuous Quality Improvement in Second Semester General Chemistry, 14th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Clemson University, August 1996.

Kogut, L. S., Matson, J., Spence, L. CQI in the Classroom: Learning from Mistakes, 11th Conference on Assessment and Quality, American Association of Higher Education, Washington, DC, July 1996.

Kogut, L. S., Mulilis, J. P. Use of Crib Sheets in General Chemistry, 211th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, March 24-28, 1996.

Kogut, L. S. Using Quality Circles in General Chemistry, 13th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Bucknell University, August 1994.

Kogut, L. S. Exercises to Foster Critical Thinking in General Chemistry, 1994 Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, American Chemical Society, Baltimore, MD, May, 1994.

Kogut, L. S. Strategies for Encouraging Critical Thinking in General Chemistry, 25th Central Regional Meeting, American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh, PA, October 1993.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

Faculty Development Resource Association: Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education

American Chemical Society

 

UNIVERSITY-WIDE SERVICE (Penn State)

 

University Faculty Senate, 1990-1997

University Faculty Senate Council, 1995-1997

Co-Chair Commonwealth Education System Caucus, 1995-1997

 

HONORS

 

Carnegie Science Center and Pittsburgh Technology Council, 2001 Award for Excellence: University/Post-secondary Education

Teacher of the Year, Penn State Beaver Campus, 1992-1993

Alpha Sigma Lambda Teaching Award, Point Park College, 1985 (part-time instructor)