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Invited lecturers


Robert (Bob) Bucat

Honorary Teaching Fellow
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The University of Western Australia

Research activities

Bob’s research interests are primarily on undergraduate students’ understandings of chemical concepts and relationships, and their origins in curriculum structure, the complexity and interdependence of chemistry concepts and relationships...

Metodija Najdoski

Full Professor
Ss. Cyril and Methodius University
Faculty of Natural Sciences, Institute of Chemistry
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

Research activities

Metodija Najdoski teaches courses on General and Inorganic Chemistry, Preparative Inorganic Chemistry, Experimental Inorganic Chemistry, Microscale Chemistry Experimentation and Forensic Chemistry. He has published 74 papers with 395 SCI citations... >> READ FULL BIO

Marina Luetić

Chemistry Teacher
III. Gymnasium
Split, Croatia

Research activities

Marina Luetić is chemistry teacher in III. Gymnasium, Split. She has M. Sc. degree in Natural Science Didactics – Chemistry. In her teaching practice, she is concentrating on teaching strategies that provoke and encouraging thinking and interdisciplinary connectivity... >> READ FULL BIO

Roko Vladušić

Higher Lecturer
Faculty of Science, University of Split
Split, Croatia

Research activities

Roko Vladušić is higher lecturer at the Faculty of Science, University of Split, Croatia where he teaches Methods of Teaching Chemistry (Special didactics). He is author of few chemistry textbooks for primary school students and co-author of book chapter about Intelligent Tutoring Systems in E-learning Environment... >> READ FULL BIO

Franka Miriam Brueckler

Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
Zagreb, Croatia

Research activities

Franka Miriam Brueckler is assistant professor at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Zagreb. She obtained her PhD degree in pure mathematics, but after the PhD her interests shifted to math education and to applications of mathematics to chemistry... >> READ FULL BIO

Marian DeWane

Boise State University
Boise, Idaho, USA

Research activities

For the past 25 years, Marian DeWane has taught Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry at Centennial High School, Chemistry at Boise State University in Idaho, and Chemistry and Environmental Science at University of California Irvine and University of California Los Angeles, USA. Currently, she is expanding her role to mentoring teachers in AP Chemistry and AP Environmental Science and giving workshops and institutes to teachers worldwide. ...>> READ FULL BIO

Silvija Markić

Senior lecturer and researcher
University of Bremen
Bremen, Germany

Research activities

Dr. sc. Silvija Markić is a senior lecturer and researcher at the University of Bremen (Germany) since summer 2009. Before that she finished her teacher training program for grammar school teacher of chemistry and mathematics. She works in the field of chemistry teacher education and researches in the didactics of chemistry ... >> READ FULL BIO

Mirko Sardelić

Honorary Postdoctoral Research Fellow
ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions
The University of Western Australia
Perth, Australia

Research activities

Mirko Sardelić is a researcher of emotions in cross-cultural exchange. He is an honorary fellow of the ARC Centre for the History of Emotions and publishes mostly on the role of emotions in contacts between Europe and Asia, as well as on 16th century maritime history ... >> READ FULL BIO

Thomas J. Greenbowe

Full Professor
Department of Chemistry
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa, USA

Research activities

Thomas Greenbowe has developed and implemented a blended guided-inquiry approach to teaching and learning general chemistry using the Science Writing Heuristic (SWH) and Process Oriented Guided Inquiry (POGIL) formats. Over the past forty years, he has facillitated over seventy workshops for science teachers and chemistry faculty in the USA and internationally... >> READ FULL BIO

Charles H. (Butch) Atwood

Ragsdale Professor of Chemical Education
Department of Chemistry
The University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Research activities

Butch and his research group look at methods to improve success rates in large general chemistry classes. Recently they have raised the success rate at the University of Utah to over 85 %. His interactions with Utah high schools include AP labs for high school students that are taught at the University of Utah ... >> READ FULL BIO

Damir Vukičević

Full Professor
Department of Mathematics
Faculty of Science, University of Split

Research activities

Interests and Areas of Expertise include: combinatorial theory, discrete mathematics, graph theory, extremal graph theory, mathematical chemistry, molecular descriptors, algorithms and optimizations, social networks, complex networks, data mining, statistics, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics... >> READ FULL BIO

Conference Overview The 4rd Croatian Workshop on Chemical Education
November 7th - 10th, 2018, Split, Croatia

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