Pada hari Jum’at 22 Mei 2015 Jurusan Pendidikan Kimia FPMIPA UPI kembali mengadakan Kuliah Umum bertempat di Auditorium FPMIPA UPI. Kuliah Umum kali ini menghadirkan Associate Prof. Mauro Mocerino dari Curtin University.
Berikut ini deskripsi Ass Prof. Mauro Mocerino
Mauro Mocerino is an Associate Professor and Coordinator of Post-graduate coursework in Chemistry at Curtin University. He was the Director of Undergraduate Studies in Chemistry who oversaw the development and introduction of a completely revised chemistry program at the university. He is a Co-editor of the Australian Journal of Education in Chemistry and co-author of the leading first year chemistry text in Australia and NZ. He was the Chair of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (National) Division of Chemical Education (2001-2005). He has received numerous awards for teaching, including the Inaugural Premier’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching: Tertiary (2003), a National Citation for outstanding contribution to student learning (2010) and the RACI Division of Chemical Education Medal (2012). Recent projects funded through the Australian Learning & Teaching Council include: “Science for Early Childhood Teacher Education Students: Collaboration between Teacher Educators, Scientists and Engineers”, “Developing leaders of change in the teaching of large university chemistry classes” and “Extending the science curriculum: teaching instrumental science at a distance in a global laboratory using a collaborative electronic laboratory notebook”. In the last five years he has co-authored 3 books, 3 book chapters, 20 journal articles and made numerous conference presentations, including two plenary lectures. These outputs are in the fields of chemistry research and/or education.