Organizers: Vickie Williamson (Texas A&M University, USA), Deborah Herrington (Grand Valley State University, USA), Diane Bunce (Catholic University, USA), Jessie Vanden Plas (Grand Valley State University, USA)
Presider: Vickie Williamson (Texas A&M University, USA)
This symposium will feature in-depth presentations of completed chemical education research studies that have undergone blind peer review by a subcommittee of the Chemical Education Research Committee. To be considered for this symposium, please submit a 1000-word abstract to http://chemed.tamu.edu/acssymp by January 15, 2012. The abstract must include: the study’s theoretical basis or rationale, the research questions posed, a brief overview of methodology and data analysis, and summary of findings. Individuals selected for participation in this symposium will be notified by February 1, 2012 and invited to submit a 125-word abstract online through the normal submission (2/28 deadline). Those not selected for this symposium will be encouraged to submit abstracts to the regular CER symposium. Graduate students and post-docs are encouraged to submit.