JCE 91.09—September 2014 Issue Highlights

Journal of Chemical Education September 2014 Cover

Advanced Placement Chemistry Special Issue

The September 2014 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available to subscribers. The September issue features a special issue of 20 contributions on Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry as well as many other articles to help students learn chemistry.

AP Chemistry Special Issue


The College Board has released a new framework for the advanced placement (AP) chemistry course and exam emphasizing big ideas, enduring understandings, and science practices; concomitant instructional changes are underway. In response to a call for papers on the AP chemistry curriculum and assessment redesign, chemistry educators at the high school and college levels have contributed papers collected in this special issue on AP chemistry to share ideas, best practices, perspectives, and recommendations for action.


Gregory T. Rushton, Associate Editor of JCE, introduces and contextualizes the

AP Chemistry Special Issue Content

Deanna Cullen has listed the as a Pick on ChedX. Contributions to the “Journal of Chemical Education Special Issue: Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry” have a designation that they are part of this collection.

Assessment Using Multiple Choice

by Marcy H. Towns; this article is available to non-subscribers as part of ACS’s program.

Chemical Education Research: Introductory Chemistry

­by Gabriela Szteinberg, Scott Balicki, Gregory Banks, Michael Clinchot, Steven Cullipher, Robert Huie, Jennifer Lambertz, Rebecca Lewis, Courtney Ngai, Melissa Weinrich, Vicente Talanquer, and Hannah Sevian

by Dušica D. Milenković, Mirjana D. Segedinac, and Tamara N. Hrin

by Julia Y. K. Chan and Christopher F. Bauer

Helping Students Learn Introductory Chemistry


by Kurt Winkelmann, Matthew Scott, and Deborah Wong

by José Peñaranda Armbrecht, Alberto Aragón-Muriel, and Germania Micolta


by Angélica M. González-Sánchez, Edgardo L. Ortiz-Nieves, and Zuleika Medina


by Ocean Cheung

by Maharudra Chakraborty, Subrata Mukhopadhyay, and Ranendu Sekhar Das


 by Carrie A. Obenland, Kristi Kincaid, and John S. Hutchinson

by Kássio M. G. de Lima, Ámison R. L. da Silva, João P. F. de Souza, Luiz S. das Neves, and Luiz H. S. Gasparotto

by Samuel Verbanic, Owen Brady, Ahmed Sanda, Carolina Gustafson, and Zachary J. Donhauser

Discovery Labs in Materials Science

by Desireé M. de los Santos, Antonio Montes, Antonio Sánchez-Coronilla, and Javier Navas

by Amy S. Cannon, John C. Warner, Smaa A. Koraym, and Anne E. Marteel-Parrish

by Henrik Pedersen

Teaching and Using Electronics

byRobert L McClain and John C. Wright

by Gary A. Mabbott

by Stephania J. Messersmith

From the Archive: Web-Based Resources for Chemical Education

This issue includes an article about open web tool that collects and curates physical and chemical data of hundreds of substances. By using this tool, students can navigate through data and find correlations and discover trends on their own. See: 
by Brandon Eklund and Xavier Prat-Resina.

Some other Web-based resources from past issues of JCE include:

by Shane P. Tully, Thomas M. Stitt, Robert D. Caldwell, Brian J. Hardock, Robert M. Hanson, and Przemyslaw Maslak

by Jan H. Jensen and Jimmy C. Kromann

by Milada Teplá and Helena Klímová

With 91 Years of Issues, There’s Volumes of Resources in JCE

You will find all of the , and many more, in . Articles that are edited and published online ahead of print () are also available.

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