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Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
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Second Committee Member
Carl D. Lang
Third Committee Member
Emerson G. Cobb
Fourth Committee Member
In order to give the laboratory-centered course a trial run and to compare it with a lecture-centered course it seemed necessary to the author that both courses should be taught and compared. The latter gave rise to the following hypotheses:
- Students in a laboratory-centered general chemistry course show more favorable attitudes toward chemistry than do students in a lecture-centered course.
- Students in a laboratory-centered course show as good a subject-matter mastery as students in a lecture-centered course.
Vavoulis, Alexander. (1962). A Laboratory-Centered General Chemistry Course For College Freshmen. University of the Pacific, Dissertation. https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/uop_etds/2905