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Offline bjraines

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What is your opinion on a phd in Chemical Education?
« on: April 17, 2008, 10:26:57 PM »
After a few years being hiatus from my phd program I thought about more of an education related degree.

I was hoping for some opinions on Phd in Chem Ed.

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Re: What is your opinion on a phd in Chemical Education?
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2008, 02:32:49 AM »
Chem Ed is not a chemistry degree. You have to be ready to use skill sets derived from fields like psychology and traditional education. It may be more foreign than might expect.
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Re: What is your opinion on a phd in Chemical Education?
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2008, 07:34:52 PM »
A few places do have a PhD in Chem Ed.  You may want to check out UIUC.

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Re: What is your opinion on a phd in Chemical Education?
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2008, 08:33:24 PM »
what do you plan on doing with it? I'm sure it's useful if you want to be a lecturer but past that i imagine your options are limited. Traditional chemistry PhDs are having a hard enough time finding jobs as it is already. In the next 5 years its likely to get worse.

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