Teaching

At an institution like SIUE, teaching is the most important aspect of our mission, and it influences all our other activities. (My opinion)

Most of my class-specific content has been moved to Blackboard.  Students in the SIUE Department of Chemistry have access to some of my recorded lectures in Blackboard Collaborate , which are available through the CONT_DEPT_CHEM page.

I feel that research is an activity that strongly supports teaching… I say more about this on “The Shaw Group” page.

These are the most of the courses I have taught while at SIUE…

· Chemistry 131, General Chemistry for Engineers and its associated lab Chem. 135.

· Chemistry 121a and 121b, General Chemistry and their associated labs, Chem 125a and Chem 125b.

· Chemistry 120a General and Organic Chemistry
and its associated lab Chem 124a

· Honor's Scholars 320, Chemistry and Art

· Chemistry 411, Senior Inorganic Chemistry and its associated lab Chem 415

· Chem 445:  NMR Experimental Design

· Chem 446: Organic Spectral Analysis

· Chem 519: Special Topics in Cyclic Voltammetry

· Chem 519, Special Topics in Bioinorganic Chemistry

· SCI 462, Chemistry Graduate Student Orientation

· Chemistry 511, Organometallic Chemistry

· Chemistry 396/496/597 Research in Organometallic Electrochemistry


And some useful resources:

The potential vs. time profile applied during Normal Pulse Voltammetry…

 

In this technique, current is measured just before each pulse, and again at the end of each pulse.  The difference in current is plotted vs. the pulse potential… usually the plot looks like an “S-shaped” curve.

Freshman Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Magnetic Resonance and Electrochemistry

Text Box: Dr. Michael J. Shaw
Text Box: Professor of Chemistry, SIUE

A website which discusses the basics you need to know about organometallic chemistry.

The Organometallic Hypertextbook

Science News

DOW Chemical’s Safety Website

The official PLTL site.  Useful for the design of PLTL-type experiences for students.

Peer-Led Team Learning

The potential vs. time profile applied during Differential  Pulse Voltammetry…

 

In this technique, current is measured just before each pulse, and again at the end of each pulse.  The difference in current is plotted vs. the pulse potential… usually the plot looks like a bell-shaped curve (below), i.e. the derivative of an “S-shaped” curve.