A Study of Factors Affecting a Curriculum Innovation in University Chemistry

Gray, Craig (1997) A Study of Factors Affecting a Curriculum Innovation in University Chemistry. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This thesis reports the need for, and charts the subsequent development of, a new Level-1 (First Year) chemistry course at a Scottish University for those students who have less than Standard Entry Qualifications and/or little intention of studying chemistry beyond this stage. The course is put into context in terms of both current (and proposed) curricular and examination arrangements for senior school studies, and in terms of other science courses at the University of Glasgow. Possible implications of this course for both its home institution and tertiary education in general are discussed.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: A H Johnstone
Keywords: Science education, Curriculum development, Higher education
Date of Award: 1997
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1997-74606
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2019 17:34
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 17:34
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/74606

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