4 Jun 2019

Inorganic Chemistry

Submitted by Maria Carroll, Providence College
Specific Course Information
Course Area and Number: 
CHM401
Institution: 
Providence College
Location: 
Providence, RI
Textbook: 
Inorganic Chemistry (5th Edition), Miessler, Fischer & Tarr
Course Meetings and Time
Number of meetings per week: 
2 meetings / week
Time per meeting (minutes): 
75 min / meeting
Number of weeks: 
14 weeks
Lab Associated: 
Yes, required, concurrently
Average Class Size: 
5 to 15
Typical Student Population: 
This is a course taken by a mixture of biochemistry and chemistry majors, during fall semester of their senior year.
Categories
Description: 

Structure and bonding in inorganic systems are the general subjects of this course. Both main group and transition metal chemistry are discussed.

Learning Goals: 

I have a long list of learning objectives for this course that are attached above.

 

How the course is taught: 
Each class meeting is a mixture of lecture and in-class activities, all of which will be based on readings assigned through Perusall. My lectures focus on and expand on important points from the assigned reading.
Evaluation
Grading Scheme: 
Perusall/In-class activities 10%; Problem Sets 17.5%; Descriptive Chem Activities 7.5%; Hourly Exams 30%; Lab 20%; Final Exam 15%
Creative Commons License: 
Creative Commons Licence
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