Using a Wiki in an Undergraduate Class
Every fall I teach an undergraduate course in Food Chemistry to about fifty students, mainly juniors in Food Science. Three hours of lecture, three hours of lab, exams, homework, reports, C-minimum to graduate. Food Chemistry is taught in relatively few universities so there is no real commercial pressure to produce a student-friendly textbook and instead I depend an interactive lecture as my main...
Using Mendeley in a Graduate Course
This semester I taught my graduate course “Food Physical Chemistry”. Each week the 15 or so students read a chapter of a textbook I’m working on along with a couple of research articles then come to class for lecture and discussion. If they haven’t read the material carefully before class then they are wasting everyone’s time and I was needed a way to help the students be more effective in their...
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