Instructional Assistant - General Chemistry II - Lecture - Traditional Campus - College of Science, Engineering and Technology
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Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as an Instructional Assistant for the traditional ground campus in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology . Through hands-on, inquiry-based learning, the college provides an outlet for innovation and cross-disciplinary exposure. It also features pre-professional degrees in biology, alongside our degrees in information systems, and a forensic science and exercise science program.
Course Description: Instructional Assistant - CHM-115: General Chemistry II - Lecture:
- Teaching Assistants needed for Fall 2018 semester.
- Must be available during the day (Monday - Friday).
- Class day and times to be determined.
- This is the second course of a two-semester introduction to chemistry intended for undergraduates pursuing careers in the health professions and others desiring a firm foundation in chemistry. Upon successful completion of this course, students demonstrate knowledge and/or skill in solving problems involving the principles of chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, and thermodynamics; understanding chemical reactions using kinetics, equilibrium, and thermodynamics; comparing and contrasting the principal theories of acids and bases; solving equilibrium involving acids, bases, and buffers; describing solubility equilibrium; describing terms associated with electrochemistry and solving problems associated with electrochemistry; and describing fundamentals and applications of nuclear chemistry and organic chemistry. Prerequisites: CHM-113 and MAT-154 or higher. Co-Requisite: CHM-115L.
Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession. Other main responsibilities include the following:
- Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession.
- Assists instruction with in-class activities, including proctoring examinations.
- Observes students’ performance, and records relevant data to aid instructor in assessing progress
- Coordinates study groups outside of class to tutor students on class material
- May facilitate additional ad hoc lectures as a refresher to classroom formal lecture
- Assists with grading assignments
- Proctors occasional make up examinations/assignments
- Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
- Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution.
- Must have sufficient courses in mathematics as well as having received a grade of B or higher in these courses.
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