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INS2156 - Addressing misconceptions and learning difficulties in Chemistry

  • A number of topics in Chemistry are prone to misconceptions and learning difficulties among students. This course focuses on addressing some of the common misconceptions and learning difficulties encountered in the topics of stoichiometry, reaction kinetics, and electrochemistry at the secondary level using conceptual change strategies.

    1. To share some of the common misconceptions and learning difficulties encountered in the topics of stoichiometry, reaction kinetics, and electrochemistry at the secondary level
    2. To address the misconceptions and learning difficulties using suitable conceptual change strategies.
    1. Misconceptions and learning difficulties on stoichiometry and how to address these
    2. Misconceptions and learning difficulties on reaction kinetics and how to address these
    3. Misconceptions and learning difficulties on electrochemistry and how to address these
  • Secondary teachers

  • Date : 12 March 2018 (1st run)
      28 May 2018 (2nd Run)
    Time : 9.00am - 5.00pm (7 hours)
    Venue : National Institute of Education

    Note: NIE reserves the right to change or cancel the course due to unforeseen circumstances.

    • MOE Participants - $113.35 (incl. 7% GST & $1 Copyright Fee).
    • Non MOE Participants - $600.20 (incl. 7% GST & $1 Copyright Fee)
  • 1st Run: 12 February 2018

    2nd Run: 30 april 2018

    Applicants will be notified of the results of their applications via e-mail.

  • 1st Run: E-Register here.

    2nd Run: E-Register here.

    *All information will be kept confidential and used for internal administration only.

  • Please read the instructions below carefully before completing the application form.

    Upon confirmation, payment is required for all courses. Payment should only be made after the course placement letter has been sent to participants to confirm the application. Cancellations/withdrawals are not allowed. However, a replacement may be sent to attend the same course.


    Payment through GIRO/IFAAS

    NIE will proceed to invoice the respective schools, and they can make payment through GIRO or IFAAS. The amount payable should be credited into the NIE bank account number 518-041272-001.

    Payment by Cheque

    Please submit the cheque together with the application form. Cheque should be made payable to “National Institute of Education” and participant(s)’ name and course(s) clearly indicated on the reverse of the cheque.

    Please mail to: Office of Graduate Studies
    and Professional Learning
    National Institute of Education
    1 Nanyang Walk, S(637616 )
    Attn: Ms Nadia Kamal

    Notification

    NIE will acknowledge receipt of the application form through email within one week. The course placement letter will be emailed to applicants who have been successfully placed in a course and upon course confirmation.

    Instructor

    Please note that NIE reserves the right to replace an instructor for a course if the lecturer is unable to teach the course due to unforeseen circumstances. No refund of the course fee will be made to participants.

  • Ms Nadia Kamal
    Tel: 6790 3787
    (for enquiries on course administration)