Thomas Pentecost

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Associate Professor of Chemistry & Faculty Fellow - Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center

Office: 233 Padnos
Phone: 331-2238
Email: pentecot@gvsu.edu

Education/Professional Training
BS Chemistry, University of Tennessee at Martin
M.S.  Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA
PhD Chemical Education, Northern Colorado University

Teaching Experience

2015 - present  Faculty Fellow, Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

2015 - present  Associate Professor of Chemistry, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

2009 - 2015   Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

2007 - 2009   Science Teaching Fellow, Department of Chemistry and Science Education Initiative, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

1997 - 2007   Professor of Chemistry, Aims Community College, Greeley, CO

1992 - 1995   Chemistry Teacher, Episcopal High School, Baton Rouge, LA

Research Interests
Course design that focuses on conceptual understanding and development of assessment tools that measure student understanding.

Faculty Fellow Interests
Improving instruction in first-year courses through the use of research-based active learning pedagogical techniques. 

              More about my teaching                   More about my research           Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or comments!

Peace!



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