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Courses
  • PC
    Preparatory Chemistry

  • GCI
    General Chemistry II

  • GCI
    General Chemistry I

  • LGC
    Lectures in General Chemistry

  • CTI
    Chemical Thinking I

  • CTI
    Chemical Thinking II

  • PIS
    Planning and Implementing Science Curriculum

  • CIC
    Central Ideas in the Chemical Science

Student Thesis/Dissertation
  • Investigating Classroom Discourse in Active Learning Environments for Large Enrollment Chemistry Courses

    2023

    doctoral
  • Exploring Argumentation in the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory

    2022

    doctoral
  • Applications of Hierarchical Linear Modeling in Chemistry Education Research

    2022

    doctoral
  • Grading in Chemistry: Variations in Instructors' Evaluation of Student Written Responses

    2021

    doctoral
  • Comparing Different Approaches to the Implementation of a New Chemistry Curriculum

    2018

    doctoral
  • Mapping Students' Ideas About Chemical Reactions At Different Educational Levels

    2015

    doctoral
  • Mapping Student Thinking in Chemical Synthesis

    2014

    doctoral
Grants
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    Collaborative Research: Investigating Classroom Discourse in Active Learning Environments for Large Enrollment Chemistry Courses

    Principal Investigator (PI)

    2019

    $366.2K
    Active
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    CUR Transformations Project

    Co-Investigator (COI)

    2017

    $16.0K
    Active
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    Developing Instructional Teams for Evidence-Based Instruction in Large Collaborative Learning Environments

    Principal Investigator (PI)

    2016

    $2.8M
    Active
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    Supporting Chemistry Teachers to Assess and Foster Chemical Thinking

    Principal Investigator (PI)

    2016

    $91.6K
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    UA AAU STEM Undergraduate Education Project

    Co-Investigator (COI)

    2013

    $500.0K
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    Collaborative Research: An Initial Learning Progression in Chemical Design

    Principal Investigator (PI)

    2012

    $208.2K
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    Tools for Assessing and Improving Science Teacher Assessment Reasoning

    Principal Investigator (PI)

    2011

    $199.3K
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    Southern Arizona Center for the Development and Retention of Science and Mathematics Teachers

    Co-Investigator (COI)

    2009

    $874.0K
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    Chemistry XXI: A New Curriculum For a Modern Era

    Principal Investigator (PI)

    2008

    $199.4K
News
  • Two From UA Appointed Regents' Professors

    2015

  • UA's Talanquer Among Top Professor Honorees

    2015

  • UA Celebrates Special Honors for Four Faculty Members

    2015

  • Redesigned Chemistry Course Influencing Future of STEM Education

    2014

  • UA Paves Way to Redefine STEM Education

    2014

  • UA One of Only Eight Institutions Selected for Nationwide STEM Initiative

    2013

  • Select Faculty Honored as Outstanding Teachers

    2012

  • STEM Program Works to Retain Math, Science Teachers

    2009

  • Five Star Faculty Award Given to Albrecht Classen

    2009

  • UA Annual Teaching Award Winners Announced

    2007

Publications (171)
Recent
  • Exploring social and cognitive engagement in small groups through a community of learners CoL) lens

    2023

  • Interview with the Chatbot: How Does It Reason?

    2023

  • The Complexity of Reasoning about and with Chemical Representations

    2022

  • Analysis of factors that affect the nature and quality of student laboratory argumentation

    2022

  • Multifaceted Chemical Thinking: A Core Competence

    2021

  • Dimensions of variation in chemistry instructors' approaches to the evaluation and grading of student responses.

    2021

  • Variation in chemistry instructors’ evaluations of student written responses and its impact on grading

    2021

  • Exploring Variation in Ways of Thinking About and Acting to Control a Chemical Reaction

    2021

  • Responsive teaching in online learning environments: Using an instructional team to promote formative assessment and sense of community.

    2021

  • Exploring the impact of the framing of a laboratory experiment on the nature of student argumentation.

    2021

  • How Students Use Whiteboards and Its Effects on GrouWork

    2021

  • Exploring Inequities in a Traditional and a Reformed General Chemistry Course

    2021

  • Characterizing change in students' self-assessments of understanding when engaged in instructional activities

    2021

  • Reacciones redox: De la transferencia de carga eléctrica en pilas a las reacciones de oxidación Redox reactions: From electric charge transfer in batteries to oxidation reactions]

    2021

  • Teachers' noticing, interpreting, and acting on students' chemical ideas in written work.

    2020

  • Exploring students' explanations of energy transfer and transformation.

    2020

  • Didaktik models in chemistry education

    2020

  • La progresión de los aprendizajes sobre la composición, estructura y transformación química de la materia

    2020

  • Exploring Undergraduate Students’ Abilities to Collect and Interpret Formative Assessment Data

    2020

  • Lessons from a Pandemic: Educating for Complexity, Change, Uncertainty, Vulnerability, and Resilience

    2020

  • Conceptual profile of chemistry: a framework for enriching thinking and action in chemistry education

    2019

  • Learning Researchers: Promoting formative assessment in STEM courses

    2019

  • Some insights into assessing chemical systems thinking.

    2019

  • Investigating the effect of teacher mediation on student expressed reasoning

    2019

  • Using a mechanistic framework to characterise chemistry students' reasoning in written explanations

    2019

  • Crosscutting concepts as productive ways of thinking.

    2019

  • Chemical rationales: another triplet for chemical thinking

    2018

  • Eco-reflexive chemical thinking and action.

    2018

  • ¿Qué es auto-organización? I. El problema de la convección

    2018

  • Importance of Understanding Fundamental Chemical Mechanisms

    2018

  • Propiedades emergentes: un reto para el químico intuitivo

    2018

  • Progressions in reasoning about structure-property relationships

    2018

  • Los anillos del tiempo

    2018

  • Construcción y aplicación de un modelo atómico simple a partir de datos experimentales Construction and application of a simple atomic model from experimental data]

    2018

  • Física para químicos

    2018

  • Formación docente: ¿Qué conocimiento distingue a los buenos maestros de química

    2018

  • Construcción y aplicación de un modelo atómico simple a partir de datos experimentales

    2018

  • En pos de una QuimEra

    2018

  • Making Sense of Phenomena from Sequential Images versus Illustrated Text

    2018

  • Lo mismo y no lo mismo de Ronald Hoffman

    2018

  • ¿Qué es auto-organización? II. Relaciones oscilantes

    2018

  • El químico intuitivo

    2018

  • Coloreando cáscaras de huevo: Una exploración de la extensión y velocidad de las reacciones químicas

    2017

  • Reforming a Large Foundational Course: Successes and Challenges

    2017

  • Enlace químico y estructura: construcción de modelos y explicaciones a partir de datos experimentales

    2017

  • Entrevista a Vicente Talanquer

    2017

  • Three Fundamental Elements in the Training of Science Teachers

    2017

  • Tres elementos fundamentales en la formación de docentes de ciencias

    2017

  • Concept Inventories: Predicting the Wrong Answer May Boost Performance

    2017

  • Better formative assessment.

    2017

  • A Short Journey Through the Core Ideas of Physical Chemistry

    2016

  • Physical Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction.

    2016

  • Mapping students' modes of reasoning when thinking about chemical reactions used to make a desired product

    2016

  • Central Ideas in Chemistry: An Alternative Perspective

    2016

  • Uncovering Chemical Thinking in Students' Decision Making: A Fuel-Choice Scenario

    2015

  • Extracción, separación e identficación de sustancias Extraction, separation, and identification of substances]

    2015

  • Reasoning about benefits, costs, and risks of chemical substances: Mapping different levels of sophistication

    2015

  • Mapping students' conceptual modes when thinking about chemical reactions used to make a desired product

    2015

  • Students’ Ideas about How and Why Chemical Reactions Happen: Mapping the conceptual landscape

    2015

  • La importancia de la evaluación formativa The importance of formative assessment]

    2015

  • The importance of formative assessment La importancia de la evaluación formativa

    2015

  • Interpreting data: The hybrid mind.

    2015

  • Exploring prospective teachers' assessment practices: Noticing and interpreting student understanding in the assessment of written work

    2015

  • Why is it relevant to learn the big ideas in chemistry at school?

    2015

  • Threshold Concepts in Chemistry: The Critical Role of Implicit Schemas

    2015

  • Rethinking chemistry: A learning progression on chemical thinking

    2014

  • Leading institutional change through faculty support and engagement with administrators: Use of evidence based teaching practices

    2014

  • Razonamiento pedagógico específico sobre el contenido Specific pedagogical content reasoning]

    2014

  • Collaborative professional development in chemistry education research: Bridging the gabetween research and practice

    2014

  • Chemistry Education: Ten Heuristics To Tame

    2014

  • Simulaciones computacionales para construir y explorer modelos Computer simulations for building and exploring models]

    2014

  • What is this Substance? What Makes it Different? Mapping Progression in Students' Assumptions about Chemical Identity

    2014

  • Using qualitative analysis software to facilitate qualitative data analysis

    2014

  • Specific pedagogical content reasoning Razonamiento Pedagógico Específico sobre el Contenido RPEC)

    2014

  • Desarrollando pensamiento químico en contextos sociales y ambientales Developing chemical thinking in social and environmental contexts]

    2014

  • Humanizing Chemistry Education: From Simple Contextualization to Multifaceted Problematization

    2014

  • DBER and STEM education reform: Are we uto the challenge?

    2014

  • Chemistry in past and new science frameworks and standards: Gains, losses, and missed opportunities

    2014

  • Learning progressions: Promise and potential Progresiones de aprendizaje: Promesa y potencial

    2013

  • Effect of the level of inquiry on student interactions in chemistry laboratories

    2013

  • Effect of different types of small-grouactivities on students' conversations

    2013

  • Making predictions about chemical reactivity: Assumptions and heuristics

    2013

  • Effect of the level of inquiry of lab experiments on general chemistry students' written reflections

    2013

  • Learning progressions: Promise and potential

    2013

  • School Chemistry: The Need for Transgression

    2013

  • Chemistry education: Ten facets to shape Us

    2013

  • Assessing students' understanding of inquiry: What do prospective science teachers notice?

    2013

  • Emergent topics in chemistry education: Nature of chemistry and learning progressions Las áreas emergentes de la educación química: Naturaleza de la química y progresiones de aprendizaje

    2012

  • Estructura de la materia: De saberes y pensares Structure of matter: Knowing and thinking]

    2012

  • Modes of reasoning in self-initiated study groups in chemistry

    2012

  • Structure of matter: Knowing vs. Thinking Estructura de la materia: De saberes y pensares

    2012

  • A learning progression approach to studying benefits, costs and risks in chemical design

    2012

  • Chemistry education: Ten dichotomies we live by

    2012

  • Emergent topics in chemistry education: Nature of chemistry and learning progressions

    2012

  • El papel de las ideas previas en el aprendizaje de la química

    2011

  • Heuristic reasoning in chemistry: Making decisions about acid strength

    2011

  • College chemistry students' mental models of acids and acid strength

    2011

  • El papel de las ideas previas en el aprendizaje de la qu&237;mica The role of prior knowledge in chemistry learning]

    2011

  • Macro, submicro, and symbolic: The many faces of the chemistry triplet"

    2011

  • Intuitive Thinking in Chemistry: Implicit Assumptions and Heuristics

    2010

  • Exploring dominant types of explanations built by general chemistry students

    2010

  • The role of intuitive heuristics in students' thinking: Ranking chemical substances

    2010

  • Construyendo puentes conceptuales entre las varias escalas y dimensiones de los modelos qu&237;micos Building conceptual bridges between the different scales and dimensions of chemical models]

    2010

  • Classifying end-of-chapter questions and problems for selected general chemistry textbooks used in the United States

    2010

  • Let's teach how we think instead of what we know

    2010

  • Factors influencing entering teacher candidates' preferences for instructional activities: A glimpse into their orientations towards teaching

    2010

  • Intuitive thinking in chemistry: Implicit assumptions and heuristics Pensamiento intuitivo en química: Suposiciones implícitas y reglas heurísticas

    2010

  • Qu&237;mica; 191;Qui&233;n eres, a d&243;nde vas y c&243;mo te alcanzamos? Chemistry: Who are you? Where are you going? How do we catch uwith you?

    2009

  • De escuelas, docentes y TICs Of schools, teachers, and ICTs]

    2009

  • On cognitive constraints and learning progressions: The case of structure of matter"

    2009

  • Students' predictions about the sensory properties of chemical compounds: Additive versus emergent frameworks

    2008

  • What do science teachers consider when selecting formative assessment tasks?

    2008

  • Classification of chemical reactions: Stages of expertise

    2008

  • A2: Element or Compound?

    2007

  • Nucleation of self-associating fluids: Free versus activated association

    2007

  • Linking general education and science teacher preparation

    2007

  • Explanations and teleology in chemistry education

    2007

  • Solvent density inhomogeneities and solvation free energies in supercritical diatomic fluids: A density functional approach

    2007

  • Classification of chemical substances using particulate representations of matter: An analysis of student thinking

    2007

  • Revealing student teachers' thinking through dilemma analysis

    2007

  • Filling and emptying transitions in cylindrical channels: A density functional approach

    2007

  • Commonsense chemistry: A model for understanding students' alternative conceptions

    2006

  • Reclaiming the central role of equations of state in thermodynamics

    2006

  • Phase transitions in DNA-linked nanoparticle assemblies: A decorated-lattice model

    2006

  • Nucleation in a simple model for protein solutions with anisotropic interactions

    2005

  • Phase behavior of self-associating fluids with weaker dispersion interactions between bonded particles

    2005

  • Nucleation on cylindrical plates: Shartransitions and double barriers

    2005

  • Learning to Teach: The Role of Evidence.

    2005

  • Chapter 1 Statistical mechanics of fluid interfaces

    2004

  • Nucleation in cylindrical capillaries

    2004

  • A Stronger Role for Science Departments in the Preparation of Future Chemistry Teachers

    2003

  • Responding to the call for change: The new College of Science TeacherPreparation Program at the University of Arizona

    2003

  • Nucleation of pores in amphiphile bilayers

    2003

  • Formation of droplets on nonvolatile soluble particles

    2003

  • Nucleation in gas-liquid transitions

    2002

  • Bubble nucleation in binary mixtures: A semiempirical approach

    2001

  • Heterogeneous nucleation on aerosol particles

    2001

  • Nucleation in a slit pore

    2001

  • A density functional approach to nucleation in microemulsions

    2001

  • Gas-liquid nucleation in associating fluids

    2000

  • Density-functional approach to nucleation in micellar solutions

    2000

  • El movimiento CTS en México, ¿vencedor vencido?

    2000

  • A simple off-lattice model for microemulsions

    1999

  • A density functional study of liquid-liquid interfaces in partially miscible systems

    1999

  • Crystal nucleation in the presence of a metastable critical point

    1998

  • Nucleation in the presence of an amphiphile: A density functional approach

    1997

  • A new phenomenological approach to gas-liquid nucleation based on the scaling properties of the critical nucleus

    1997

  • Density functional theory for binary nucleation

    1996

  • Nucleation on a solid substrate: A density functional approach

    1996

  • Wetting transition at the liquid-air interface of methanol-alkane mixtures

    1996

  • Critical clusters in binary mixtures: A density functional approach

    1996

  • Density functional theory of nucleation: A semiempirical approach

    1995

  • Nucleation: Measurements, theory, and atmospheric applications

    1995

  • Heterogeneous nucleation of molecular and dipolar fluids

    1995

  • Density functional analysis of phenomenological theories of gas-liquid nucleation

    1995

  • Nucleation of bubbles in binary fluids

    1995

  • Wetting properties of simple binary mixtures and systems with one self-associating component

    1994

  • Dynamical density functional theory of gas-liquid nucleation

    1994

  • A microcomputer simulation of the liesegang phenomena

    1994

  • Fractals: To known, to do, to simulate

    1993

  • Nucleation in dipolar fluids: Stockmayer fluids

    1993

  • ¿Cuándo moja? ¿Cuándo no?

    1992

  • Global phase diagram for reacting systems

    1992

  • Transisiones de fase y universalidad

    1991

  • Curvature interfacial transitions in amphiphile monolayers and their possible relation to the onset of micelle formation

    1991

  • Qué pasa en nuestra secundaria

    1990

  • Sublattice-ordered phases in a lattice model for a micellar solution

    1989

  • Global phase diagram for binary alloys with one magnetic component

    1989

  • Sublattice-ordered phases of Griffiths's three-component model

    1989

  • Nucleation in molecular and dipolar fluids: Interaction site model

    1967

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