JCE 91.01—Janauary 2014 Issue Highlights

Journal of Chemical Education January 2014 Cover

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The January 2014 issue marks the start of the 91st volume of the Journal of Chemical Education.  This issue plus the content of all past volumes are to subscribers.

The January 2014 issue will be available as a sample issue for the entire year, so the full text of all articles can be accessed without a .

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The panels on the cover show an alcohol-soaked fuse placed on a small mound of ammonium dichromate and ignited. The orange ammonium dichromate decomposes to form nitrogen, water vapor, and greenish-black chromium(III) oxide. The cover images are from one of the many , at the . ChemEd X aims to foster sharing of digital resources, information, and ideas among chemical educators.

Creation of an American Association of Chemistry Teachers

The Editorial and a series of Commentaries discuss the American Chemical Society’s newly created American Association of Chemistry Teachers. See:

by Norbert J. Pienta

George M. Bodner

by Deanna M. Cullen

by Gregory T. Rushton

by Peter G. Mahaffy

Secondary School Chemistry: Past and Future

by Joseph J. Lagowski

by Vicente Talanquer and Hannah Sevian

Chemical Education Research

by Jacob White, Robert Hopkins, II, and Denise Shockley

by Donna M. Hall, Amanda J. Curtin-Soydan, and Dorian A. Canelas

Computer-Based Learning

by Kevin D. Revell

by Casey M. Bethel and Raquel L. Lieberman

by M. Isabel Menéndez and Javier Borge

by Silvia Carlotto and Mirco Zerbetto

by Milada Teplá and Helena Klímová

Teaching Concepts

by Marco Ghirardi, Fabio Marchetti, Claudio Pettinari, Alberto Regis, and Ezio Roletto

by Gregory T. Rushton, Brett A. Criswell, Nicole D. McAllister, Samuel J. Polizzi, Lamesha A. Moore, and Michelle S. Pierre

by Srinivasan S. Iyengar and Romualdo T. deSouza

by Philip A. W. Dean

Hands-on Activities

by Anne M. Sousa and Walter R. Waldman
Journal of Chemical Education 2014 91 (1), 103-106

by Rebekah R. Ravgiala, Stefi Weisburd, Raymond Sleeper, Andres Martinez, Dorota Rozkiewicz, George M. Whitesides, and Kathryn A. Hollar

by Zephen Specht and Duke Raley

General Chemistry Laboratory Experiments

by Melissa Hemling, John A. Crooks, Piercen M. Oliver, Katie Brenner, Jennifer Gilbertson, George C. Lisensky, and Douglas B. Weibel

by Wayne H. Pearson

by Denis M. Zhilin and Ralf M. Peetz

Organic Chemistry Laboratories

by Hayley Wan, Nada Djokic, Brenna Arlyce Brown, and Yonghoon Kwon

by Michael C. Slade, Jeffrey R. Raker, Brandon Kobilka, and Nicola L. B. Pohl

by Deborah K. Schneiderman, Chad Gilmer, Michael T. Wentzel, Mark T. Martello, Tomohiro Kubo, and Jane E. Wissinger

M. Jonathan Fray


by Stephen L. Bearne


Reza Razeghifard, Catherine E. Chiafair, and Dimitrios G. Giarikos

by Stefan Paula

From the Archives: Games in the Classroom

This issue includes an article heralding the 
by Thomas W. Stringfield and Eugene F. Kramer. Some additional recent articles featuring instructive games include:

by Nusret Kavak

by Antonio Joaquín Franco Mariscal, José María Oliva Martínez, and Serafín Bernal Márquez

by Todd A. Morris

Author Resources

If you are considering there are numerous author resources available on JCE’s ACS Web site, including recently updated: