JCE 90.09—September 2013 Issue Highlights

Future Directions of Chemistry Education Research

The September 2013 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available online []. This latest issue of JCE plus the content of all past issues, volumes 1 through 90, are available at .

Cover: A New Approach to General Chemistry and a Model for Curriculum Reform

Melanie Cooper and Michael Klymkowsky present a rationale for why curriculum reform is necessary, and how it can be accomplished, based on current understandings of teaching and learning at the college level. They present a model for curriculum development and use their new two-semester, introductory chemistry course——as an example of materials developed in this way.

Chemistry Education Research

In this month's Editorial, Marcy H. Towns, Associate Editor of JCE, announces in JCE and

by Krista K. Young and Vicente Talanquer

by Mary Emenike, Jeffrey R. Raker, and Thomas Holme

Innovative Approaches to the General Chemistry Laboratory

by Jennifer M. Duis, Laurel L. Schafer, Sophia Nussbaum, and Jaclyn J. Stewart

by Thamara Laredo

by Janice Hall Tomasik, Katelyn E. Cottone, Mitchell T. Heethuis, and Anja Mueller

by Todd A. Hopkins and Michael Samide

by Scott A. Sinex and Theodore L. Chambers

Computer-Based Learning

by Jack F. Eichler and Junelyn Peeples

by Lucille A. Benedict, David T. Champlin, and Harry E. Pence

Understanding Hydrophobic & Hydrophilic Materials

by Jessica X. H. Wong and Hua-Zhong Yu

by Riam Abu-Much, Sobhi Basheer, Ahmad Basheer, and Muhamad Hugerat

Consumer Chemicals in the Lab

by Jason C. Chan and Peter T. Palmer

by J. Mark Hobbs, Niral N. Patel, Daniel W. Kim, Joseph K. Rugutt, and Adam K. Wanekaya

by Shannon E. Stitzel and Ryan E. Sours

by Cheryl M. Mascarenhas

Cost-Effective Teaching Materials

by Eric Kehoe and R. Lee Penn

by Amalio Garrido-Escudero

by Dawid Siodłak

by Swapan S. Jain, Christopher N. LaFratta, Andres Medina, and Ian Pelse

Primers in Physical Chemistry

by Dustin Wayne Demoin and Silvia S. Jurisson

by Jonathon E. Vandezande, Douglas A. Vander Griend, and Roger L. DeKock

by Chrystal D. Bruce

by Chad E. Hoyer and Jeb S. Kegerreis

From the Archives: Green Chemistry

This issue contains an article on , with the goal of increasing the level of communication and awareness among students from different majors about growing environmental and global issues. Past issues of JCE include many additional articles that incorporate the ideas of green chemistry, including these recent ones:

by Sarah Prescott

by Erin M. Gross

and the seven succeeding articles from that conference

by Heather L. Buckley, Annelise R. Beck, Martin J. Mulvihill, and Michelle C. Douskey

1,000,000 JCE Fans Can’t Be Wrong

With over 1.6 million downloads each year, you always be sure to find something useful—including all of the , and many more—in . Articles that are edited and published online ahead of print () are also available.

The is available as a sample issue for the entire year. If you like what you read, ! If you have something to share,