Chemistry Department

Francis Patron Professor
picture of Francis Patron

phone: (787) 832-4040 ext. 3446
fax: (787) 265-3849
email: francisb.patron@upr.edu
office: Q-147
website: https://sites.google.com/a/upr.edu/fpatron/


Ph.D. Purdue University, 1997


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Teaching Interests


Research Interests

Chemistry education research on the teaching and learning of chemistry, with particular interest in physical chemistry. Presently, research focuses on the following aspects:
1. The relationship between mathematical and chemical concepts in the learning process in physical chemistry
2. Student conceptions of chemical concepts
3. The development of qualitative research methods
4. The use of computer technology in the teaching and learning of chemistry. The development of curriculum and curricular materials in chemistry.

Selected Publications

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