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Catherine MacGowan

Assistant Professor
Chemistry

Office: Science Center Rm. 2010
Phone: (912) 344-2994
Email: cmacgowan@georgiasouthern.edu

 

Education

  • B. S., Biochemistry, University of Michigan (1975)
  • M.S., Chemistry, University of Colorado (1987)
  • Ph.D., Science Education, University of Akron (1997)

Research

  • 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.

Courses Taught

  • 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
  • CHEM 4600 / BCHM 4700 – Scientific Ethics
  • ISCI 2002 – Physical Science for Early Childhood Ed.
  • SCIE 1000 – Introduction to Scientific Inquiry

Last updated: 5/30/2018