Chemistry Education at Universities for Non-chemical Study Programmes

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J. Jaklová Dytrtováa,b, R. Dytrtovác, M. Jakld, T. Navrátile,f , M. Petrb, M. Štefflb

a Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, b Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports, Charles University, Prague, c Institute of Education and Communication, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, d Department of Agro-Environmental Chemistry and Plant Nutrition, Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, e Institute of Medicinal Biochemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics, General Hospital and First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, f J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague


Chemistry teaching within non-chemical study programmes should not be just a difficult subject and a riddle for students. It should become an information basis for subsequent studies. The present contribution opens a discussion of potential approaches to improving the education. In particular, the course syllabus of “basic chemistry” is suggested regarding to curriculum programs of several universities and regarding to utilization of posed knowledge into subsequent subjects. Further, the methods and forms of education are mentioned in relation to education efficiency and the teacher personality.


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