Jean-Claude Bunzli - General chemistry for students enrolled in a life sciences curriculum

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  Bunzli,J.C.G., Fernandes,E., Imbert,D., Chauvin,A.S.,   Emmenegger,F., Rauzy,C., Piguet,C., Ouali,N., Koeller,S.,   Suss-Fink,G., Cherioux,F. Chimia 2003  57 (3) 99-104

  Abstract: The goal of this three-year project is   to establish a modular and interactive Internet website for the   teaching of general chemistry to freshmen students enrolled in a   life sciences university program (medicine, biology, possibly   pharmacy). Students should become familiar with the basic   chemistry concepts needed to understand important life processes   and the whereabouts in day-to-day usage of chemical technologies.   The idea behind the project, supported by four partner   universities (Geneva, Lausanne, Neuchatel, Fribourg), is to offer   a flexible tool to students who have followed very different   secondary education programs, some of them having not yet taken   any science course. The project aims therefore at optimizing   their basic science training during the first year of higher   education. A system of online exercises and tests helps the   students to assess their understanding of the matter. Video films   of live experiments and computer simulations illustrate the main   principles and phenomena described in the teaching program.   Whenever possible, the teaching aims at an integrated vision of   biosciences, as illustrated by some examples using a   problem-based approach. The site will offer bilingual (French,   English), possibly trilingual (German), teaching and is intended   to serve annually 1200-1300 students from the supporting   universities

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