*This text is written specifically for the introductory student who may have little or no scientific background. The text focuses on the concepts of chemistry and chemical applications that generate and then maintain student motivation for the subject. The new edition introduces a number of new compelling features: *a new introductory chapter that illustrates the importance of chemistry in our lives *new Key Concept questions that foster student conceptual understanding *new molecular graphics illustrate many macroscopic/molecular relationships and show that chemistry is a visual science *a new World Wide Web site provides an online learning environment where students can work problems and get immediate feedback at the click of a mouse.
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Key Benefit: The book focuses on the concepts of chemistry and the applications that maintain and generate motivation for the subject of chemistry. Key Topics: The book introduces a suite of dedicated media materials unmatched by anything this market has ever seen before. It includes real-world applications emphasizing the important role of chemistry in everyday life. Computer generated atomic/molecular graphics demonstrate macroscopic/molecular relationships and helps to connect the seen and unseen world of chemistry.About the Author:
CHARLES H. CORWIN, educated at San Jose State University, has been perfecting his approach to teaching students chemistry for the past two decades. Through special National Science Foundation funding, he studied creative learning systems early in his career, focusing specifically on the introductory chemistry course. It is from these early seeds that Introductory Chemistry: Concepts & Connections has grown. At present, his active areas of research are web-based chemical education, conceptual and algorithmic learning models, and collaborative learning and group work.
Currently, Charles Corwin is a professor of chemistry at American River College, where he was recognized with a teacher of the year award for innovative teaching in 1994. He was also the recipient of an alumni teaching award from Purdue University in 1998.
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