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Title: From the source: student-centred guest lecturing in a chemical crystallography class

Abstract

Guest lecturing is an underutilized teaching strategy that provides depth and richness in college-level chemistry courses. The authors have found that student-centred guest lecturing that combines themed guest presentations, hands-on workshops (whenever possible) and small group conversations has yielded tremendous benefits. As a result, students have developed a lasting interest in chemical crystallography and have employed advanced experiments in their own research. The authors report on their experience in planning student-centred guest lecturing, advise on best practices, and demonstrate the long lasting positive impact on student learning and engagement.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Advanced Photon Source (APS)
Sponsoring Org.:
NSFOTHER
OSTI Identifier:
1492973
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Applied Crystallography (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 51; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 1600-5767
Publisher:
International Union of Crystallography
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
ENGLISH

Citation Formats

Zheng, Shao-Liang, Chen, Yu-Sheng, Wang, Xiaoping, Hoffmann, Christina, and Volkov, Anatoliy. From the source: student-centred guest lecturing in a chemical crystallography class. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1107/S1600576718004120.
Zheng, Shao-Liang, Chen, Yu-Sheng, Wang, Xiaoping, Hoffmann, Christina, & Volkov, Anatoliy. From the source: student-centred guest lecturing in a chemical crystallography class. United States. doi:10.1107/S1600576718004120.
Zheng, Shao-Liang, Chen, Yu-Sheng, Wang, Xiaoping, Hoffmann, Christina, and Volkov, Anatoliy. Fri . "From the source: student-centred guest lecturing in a chemical crystallography class". United States. doi:10.1107/S1600576718004120.
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title = {From the source: student-centred guest lecturing in a chemical crystallography class},
author = {Zheng, Shao-Liang and Chen, Yu-Sheng and Wang, Xiaoping and Hoffmann, Christina and Volkov, Anatoliy},
abstractNote = {Guest lecturing is an underutilized teaching strategy that provides depth and richness in college-level chemistry courses. The authors have found that student-centred guest lecturing that combines themed guest presentations, hands-on workshops (whenever possible) and small group conversations has yielded tremendous benefits. As a result, students have developed a lasting interest in chemical crystallography and have employed advanced experiments in their own research. The authors report on their experience in planning student-centred guest lecturing, advise on best practices, and demonstrate the long lasting positive impact on student learning and engagement.},
doi = {10.1107/S1600576718004120},
journal = {Journal of Applied Crystallography (Online)},
issn = {1600-5767},
number = 3,
volume = 51,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {4}
}

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