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COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND APPLIED ARTS OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
School of Nursing, Health and Environmental Sciences

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL & LIFE SCIENCES
Transforming Lives, Transforming Communities, Transforming the Nation… One Student at a Time

CHEM092: INTRODUCTION TO CONCEPTS IN CHEMISTRY II
PHILOSOPHY
VISION:
To be a student-centered, dynamic and innovative, world-class and multi-campus college, promoting excellence in teaching and learning, serving diverse communities and producing lifelong learners who can compete globally.
MISSION:
To be the premier educational institution in: providing high quality, affordable and accessible education programmes serving the needs of business, industry and the diverse campus communities and facilitation the personal and professional development of its students, faculty and staff.
The Institution’s motto Transforming Lives, Transforming Communities, Transforming the Nation… One Student at a Time.” is embodied in our Core Curriculum as well as Programme Curriculum through ten competencies which students will understand, practice and demonstrate upon successful completion of their programmes of study at the College. These competencies are as follows:

Programme Curriculum Competencies
KNOWLEDGE

A clear understanding of the principles and concepts of related theories and models of the particular discipline and the relationship to other disciplines through study, education and experience.



EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

The ability to accurately transfer thoughts and meaning through interpersonal skills using appropriate registers.

ANALYTICAL ABILITY

The ability to systematically gather relevant data and make appropriate deductions, inferences and connections with a view to judiciously solve problems.

TECHNOLOGICAL EXPERTISE

Utilization of current tools and techniques with the view to achieving efficiency and improving functionality.



COLLABORATION

Proficiency in working cohesively with other stakeholders with the view to achieving common goals.

CREATIVITY

The ability to explore issues and generate solutions from an innovative perspective.

PROFESSIONALISM

A life-long engagement in reflective, moral, ethical and best practices in all spheres.



DIVERSITY

The ability to recognize and respect uniqueness, worth and dignity of others whilst developing ones own belief system.

SOCIAL AND GLOBAL RESPONSIBILITY

A conscientious approach that reflects social and global accountability, commitment, caring and integrity.



ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The ability to recognize and take advantage of legitimate opportunities for innovation and social improvement, whilst accepting the related risks.

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CHEM092: Introduction to Concepts in Chemistry II, Department of Natural and Life Sciences, SONHES- Revised May 201



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Course Code: CHEM 092

Course Title: Introduction to Concepts in Chemistry II

Number of Credits: 3

Semester:

Track: -

Co-requisites: -

Prerequisite: Introduction to Concepts in Chemistry I

Prerequisite for:

Number of Contact Hours: 45

Delivery: Blended- face to face classes supported by resources on the e-classroom

Instructor: Office:

Office Hours: Telephone:

Email:
COURSE DESCRIPTION AND GOAL:

This course involves the depiction of compounds and chemical reactions by the use of formulae and equations. The molar concept is also introduced and applied in chemical calculations.

Chem 092 completes the Introduction to Concepts in Chemistry under the COMPASS access program.


The competencies addressed in this course are Knowledge at the Immersion and Intermediate levels, Analytical Ability, Effective Communication Technological Expertise and Collaboration at the Entry and Immersion Levels. The specific objectives for this course are listed by Competency:

General Objectives for Introduction to Concepts in Chemistry II
KNOWLEDGE

Entry level: Understands the content of various disciplines, the generalizations about content and the modes and methods of inquiry.


Student should be able to:
K1. Discuss the mole concept as a unit of measurement.

K2. Explain the process of electrolytic conduction.

K3. Identify and explain key concepts in organic chemistry.
Immersion level: Demonstrates in-depth understanding of the relevant and significant ideas across disciples.
Students should be able to:

K4. Describe the relationship which exists between moles, mass and number of entities.

K5. Explain the theory of volumetric analysis.

K6. Discuss the classification, properties and reactions of acids, bases and salts.

K7. Recognize, describe and give relevant equations to represent different types of reactions which occur in aqueous solutions.

K8. Discuss redox reactions using oxidation numbers.

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K9. Classify organic molecules based on their functional groups.



K10. Draw and name compounds using the IUPAC nomenclature system.

K11. Discuss the concept of isomerism.
ANALYTICAL ABILITY
Immersion Level: Analyzes structures and organizations and perceives and makes relationships
Students should be able to :

A1.Interconvert between moles, mass and number of particles

A2. Perform calculations based on chemical equations

A3. Perform calculations on solutions

A4.Classify substances based on pH value.

A5. Determine oxidation numbers and hence classify chemicals in a reaction as either oxidizing or reducing agents

A6. Write and interpret oxidation and reduction half – reactions.

A7. Relate molecular and/or structural formulae of organic molecules to Nomenclature and vice versa.
COLLABORATION
Entry Level: Engages in collaboration when learning across disciplines.
Students should be able to:

C1. Work effectively in a group to discuss questions/assignments.
Immersion Level: Initiates cooperative learning activities by seeking out others for assistance and for building projects together and acts as an active facilitator
Students should be able to:

C2. Work effectively in a group to complete projects as directed by the lecturer.
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

Immersion Level: Uses communication processes purposefully to make meaning in different disciplinary contexts.
Students should be able to:

EC1. Translate reactions into balanced chemical equations

EC2. Translate names of organic compounds into molecular, structural and displayed formulae and vice versa.

EC3. Use Standard English to write logical and concise essays in General Chemistry topics using chemical jargon

TECHNOLOGICAL EXPERTISE

Immersion Level: Uses technology to gain knowledge of various techniques and demonstrates a sound understanding of thee nature and functioning of technology systems in problem-solving gathering, organizing and analyzing information.
Student should be able to:

T1. Plan and conduct laboratory experiments.

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WEEKLY CLASS SCHEDULE AND TEACHING OBJECTIVES

Key:

Competency




Levels

K= Knowledge

EC= Effective Communication

E = Entry

A = Analytical Ability

TE = Technological ability

C= Collaboration

Im = Immersion

Week

Unit

Content

Specific Objectives and Activities

Competency

Level

1, 2,3

Unit 1 – Chemical formulae & composition stoichiometry

q Review of Chemical formulae, Relative

molecular mass (Mr), Relative atomic mass

(Ar),Formula weights,

q Moles and molar weights, Avogadro's constant (L),

q Interconversion of mass, moles and number of atoms or molecules

q Percent composition and formulas of compounds

q Derivation of formulas from elemental composition

q Determination of purity



§ Define the mole.

§ Calculate the molar mass of any element or compound given its formula.

§ Interconvert mass, moles and number of atoms or molecules.

§ Calculate percent composition of element in a compound given the chemical formula.

§ Determine empirical formula of a compound from mass or mass percentage data.

§ Determine molecular formula from the empirical formula and the molar mass.

§ Determine percentage purity of sample.

Activities:

· Formative Assessment-Worksheet on topic containing exam type questions



K1

A1

K4,A1



A2

A2

K4,A1,A2



A2

K,A



E

Im

Im

Im Im Im Im Im


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