University Chemistry ›› 2017, Vol. 32 ›› Issue (8): 32-36.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX201612034

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Practice and Reflection on the Construction of “Chemistry and Society” Course Based on the Permeation of Arts and Science

Li-Kun ZANG1,*(),Yu-Xuan DENG2,Xiao-Hui DENG2,Hong-Liang YAN1,Ping CHE1,Xin-Xue LI1   

  1. 1 Department of Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Biological Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, P. R. China
    2 East Ling Institute of Economic & Management, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, P. R. China
  • Published:2017-08-15
  • Contact: Li-Kun ZANG
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Under the background of the combination of chemistry and economy, students majoring in economics and management must learn enough chemical knowledges to face the challenges in the future, and chemical thinking mode is of great significance to them. Based on the analysis of the differences between the students of economics and management, the authors put forward the method of constructing the chemistry and social course from the course objectives, teaching contents and teaching methods. The authors further suggest that the traditional chemistry and society course and MOOC are combined to make learning more interesting and flexible.

Key words: Chemical thinking, Chemistry and society, Permeation of arts and science, Curriculum construction


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