Dr. Sarah Boesdorfer
140.005General Chemistry I
299.001Independent Honor Study In Chemistry
499.001Independent Research For The Master's Thesis
261.001Laboratory Methods in Teaching Chemistry
290.001Research in Chemistry
490.001Research In Chemistry
302.001Student Teaching And Professional Seminar
Teaching Interests & Areas
General Chemistry, Preservice and Inservice Chemistry Teachers
Research Interests & Areas
Learning experiences influence on chemistry teachers' practices,
Incorporation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in high school chemistry classrooms, including its effects on teaching practices and student learning.
Boesdorfer, S.B. (2015). Review of Chemistry Education: Best practices, opportunities and trends. Journal of Chemical Education. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.5b00767
Boesdorfer, S.B. (2014). Review of investigating classroom myths through research on teaching and learning. Journal of Chemical Education, 91(4), 470-471.
Boesdorfer, S.B. (2013). Review of making scientists: Six principals to effective science teaching. Journal of Chemical Education, 90(9), 1111-12.
Boesdorfer, S.B. (2015). Chemistry teachers’ choice of representations as a tool for understanding their orientation toward science teaching. Electronic Journal of Science Education, 19(1), 1-20.
Boesdorfer, S.B., & Greenhalgh, S. (2014). Make room for engineering: Strategies to overcome anxieties about adding engineering to your curriculum. The Science Teacher, 81(9), 51-55.
Boesdorfer, S.B., & Lorsbach, A. (2014). PCK in action: Examining one chemistry teacher’s practice through the lens of her orientation toward science teaching. International Journal of Science Education. DOI:10.1080/09500693.2014.909959
Boesdorfer, S.B. (2015). How some high school chemistry teachers are incorporating engineering in their classes. Paper presented at ChemEd 2015 Conference, Kennesaw, GA