COLLEGE CHEMISTRY TEACHING CONFERENCE in Newfoundland 2013

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COLLEGE CHEMISTRY TEACHING CONFERENCE in Newfoundland 2013

40th Anniversary Conference of College Chemistry Canada in 2013
The year 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of College Chemistry Canada (C3), the organization dedicated to the interchange of ideas on the teaching of chemistry at Canadian universities and colleges. The focus of C3 is the annual conference which, for the anniversary meeting, will be held at the Grenfell campus of Memorial University in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. To celebrate the Anniversary and in view of the Atlantic-region location of this event, members of the New England Association of Chemistry Teachers are invited to participate.
 
The annual conference provides an experience for Canadian chemistry educators analogous to that of the American Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, but on a much smaller scale. For two-and-a-half days, participants from a variety of higher-educational institutions can exchange ideas and experiences on the teaching of chemistry. In the collegial environment, such discussions can be formal through presentations but also informal at mealtimes and socials, including the annual banquet. Thought-provoking keynote addresses are an important part of the program. In addition, to make the most of your visit to western Newfoundland, there will be one- and three-day post-conference tours with a professional guide which include visits to the World Heritage sites of the region.
 
For the 2013 Conference, there will be two keynote speakers: Dr. Peter Mahaffy, Professor of Chemistry at King’s University College, Edmonton, Alberta, recipient of the CIC Award for Chemical Education and 3M Teaching Fellow; and Dr. Tina Overton, Professor of Chemical Education at the University of Hull, England, recipient of the Royal Society of Chemistry Higher Education Teaching Award and British National Teaching Fellow.
 
Additional details about the 2013 Conference can be found at: http://www.grenfell.mun.ca/chem/C3/Pages/default.aspx
If you wish to be placed on the Conference e-mail list and obtain updates on the Conference, please send your name to Dr. Sudhir Abhyankar, 2013 C3 Conference program chair at: sudhir@grenfell.mun.ca.