About this title:
For instructors who want the latest technology Houghton Mifflin presents Chemistry, 6/e Media Enhanced Edition with the new Virtual Toolbox for Chemistry. Available for Fall 2005 courses, this edition includes a new bound-in media guide and suite of teaching and learning tools. Created to meet the rapidly changing instructional needs of General Chemistry professors, the Virtual Toolbox suite offers access to tutoring, assessment, and presentation tools through our comprehensive Eduspace Course Management tool--instructors can also choose selected resources for use separately via CD-ROM or the Web. These resources are certain to make learning more dynamic and course planning, presentation, and management more intuitive.Chemistry, 6/e, owes its success to its conceptual approach to problem-solving, high-quality end-of-chapter problems, and student friendly writing style. A strong emphasis on models and real-world applications prevails throughout the text.
About the Author:
Steven S. Zumdahl earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Wheaton College (IL) and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has been a faculty member at the University of Colorado-Boulder, Parkland College (IL), and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) where he is Professor Emeritus. He has received numerous awards including the National Catalyst Award for Excellence in Chemical Education, the University of Illinois Teaching Award, the UIUC Liberal Arts and Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching, UIUC Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Award, and the School of Chemical Sciences Teaching award (five times). He is the author of several chemistry textbooks. In his leisure time he enjoys traveling and collecting classic cars.
Susan L. Zumdahl earned a B.S. and M.A. in Chemistry at California State University-Fullerton. She has taught science and mathematics at all levels including middle school, high school, community college, and university. At the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, she developed a program for increasing the retention of minorities and women in science and engineering. This program focused on using active learning and peer teaching to encourage students to excel in the sciences. She has coordinated and led workshops and programs for science teachers from elementary through college levels. These programs encourage and support active learning and creative techniques for teaching science. For several years she was director of an Institute for Chemical Education (ICE) field center in Southern California, and she has authored several chemistry textbooks. Susan spearheaded the development of a sophisticated Web-based electronic homework system for teaching chemistry. Susan enjoys traveling, classic cars, and gardening in her spare time when she is not playing with her grandchildren.
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