The Friends of the UNH Library will host a presentation by Tiffany Hesser on creation of a paperless lab using iPads in Honors General Chemistry.
Tiffany Hesser is a full time lecturer in the Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Department. With a background in education, her research efforts have been concentrated on student learning and classroom design. In her seven years at UNH, she has taught in the honors program as well the EAS spiral curriculum in the Tagliatela College of Engineering.
Thursday, March 28, 1 p.m.
Marvin K. Peterson Library, upper level
In the Fall 2012, twenty General Chemistry Honors students at UNH were issued the new iPad 3 to incorporate these devices both in the classroom and the laboratory. This discussion will focus on the integration of the iPad into the laboratory curriculum while creating a paperless experience, an environment where no paper would enter or be used for the laboratory over the course of the year. After a transition period for the students and instructor, the overall experience has been a positive one and can easily be implemented into any teaching laboratory.
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