Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah Georgia

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Chemistry & Physics

 

Dr. Cathy MacGowan

Office: Science Center 2010
912.344.2994
Catherine.MacGowan@armstrong.edu
http://chemphys.armstrong.edu/Faculty/cm.htm


Courses

  • CHEM 1010 - Essentials of Chemistry
  • CHEM 1151 - Survey of Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1152 - Survey of Chemistry II
  • CHEM 1211 - Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1212 - Principles of Chemistry II
  • CHEM 2600 - Ethical Theories and Moral Issues in the Sciences
  • ISCI 2002 - Physical and Space Science for Early Childhood Ed.
  • SCIE 1000 - Introduction to Scientific Inquiry

Academic Vita

  • Ph.D. - Science Education, University of Akron, 1997
  • M.S. - Chemistry, University of Colorado, 1987
  • B.S. - Biochemistry, University of Michigan, Dearborn, 1975
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry - AASU, 1993 - present

Research Areas

  • Investigating students' learning and conceptual understanding of scientific principles at the collegiate level using young adult learning models such as the Perry Scheme and Reflective Thought Cognitive Theory
  • Development of new laboratory experiments and demonstrations
  • Online teaching of chemistry/science.