Miami CER Grad Students & Post-Docs
Whose research group can I join?
- Stacey Lowery Bretz conducts research on assessment, misconceptions, multiple representations, learning theory, and inquiry & meaningful learning in the undergraduate chemistry laboratory
- Ellen Yezierski conducts research on inquiry, teacher change, and high school teacher professional development.
What are the requirements to earn an M.S. or a Ph.D. in CER?
How do I apply to the Miami CER Graduate Program?
What are the unique features of Miami's CER Graduate Program?
- As with most CER programs, our students take courses in traditional chemistry disciplines and conduct research. What makes our program unique are
- CER courses taught in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry by CER faculty
- cognate research projects focused on improving undergraduate laboratory instruction
- Grad students may also earn
What graduate courses are offered in chemistry education?
- CHM 511 Learning Theories in Chemistry Education
- CHM 515 Chemistry Misconceptions & Conceptual Change
- CHM 710 Special Topics in Chemistry Education
- CHM 730 Seminar in Chemistry Education
(focuses on a different topic each semester, e.g., visualization and multiple representations, quantitative methods in CER, concept inventories, learning in the laboratory, general chemistry reforms, etc.)