How’d We Do? Comparing Current Big Issues in Chemistry Education to Past Predictions

October 22, 2015

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In 2005, the ACS report “The Chemistry Enterprise in 2015” made predictions about how the world of chemistry would change in several areas, including notably education. Could even a distinguished panel of leaders in chemistry predict the future given unanticipated events? Join ACS Past President Bruce Bursten as he examines some of the changes and challenges that have shaped chemistry education over the last decade, and how we have adapted to change.

View the original report on the course of education which was published in 2005. 

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What You Will Learn

  • How chemistry education has been shaped by political and macroeconomic factors.
  • How chemistry education has changed and stayed the same over the last 10 years.
  • It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future!

The Fine Print

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Bruce E. Bursten
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Bill Carroll
ACS Board of Directors 

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