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Organic Chemistry

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 with Gurvinder Gill






short description:
Undergraduate Organic Chemistry series are generally comprised of two semester courses with laboratory. This is designed to aid and abet your knowledge of concepts presented in these courses.
 
long description:
Objectives: By the end of the first course, you should be able to

* describe the nature of atomic/molecular orbitals and bonding.
* name organic compounds.
* describe structure, properties, reactions and syntheses of Alkanes, Alkenes, and Alkynes.
* describe typical reactions of Benzene derivatives.
* relate the concept of resonance and stability
* describe stereochemical nature of organic isomers.
* use analytical techniques such as IR, NMR, MS.
* have general knowledge of functional groups.
By the end of the course, you should be able to:

* Describe the nature of atomic/molecular orbitals and bonding.
* Name organic compounds.
* Describe structure, properties, reactions and syntheses of Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers, Epoxides, Aldehydes, Ketones, Carboxylic acids, and Amines.
* Describe typical reactions of Carboxylic acid derivatives and Carbonyl alpha substitution and condensation.
* Describe structure, properties of Carbohydrates, Amino acids, Proteins and Lipids.
* Relate the concept of enzyme kinetics
* Use analytical techniques such as IR, NMR, MS.
* Describe functional groups and syntheses schemes based on them.
* Describe rules governing pericyclic, electrocyclic, and cycloaddition reactions, & sigmatropic rearrangments.



 
level of difficulty:
all welcome
 
minimum class size:
1
 
availability:
Fall, Spring 09-10
 
fee comments:
Trial week for mere $10, then 2-wk period on for 50, 75 and 100 up to four weeks, full semester for 250.
 
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Organic Chemistry

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Undergraduate Organic Chemistry series are generally comprised of two semester courses with laboratory. This is designed to aid and abet your knowledge of concepts presented in these courses.


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languages: English
fee: 250US$  (2500lp)
payment: on satisfaction
delivery method: live online and self-paced

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Gurvinder Gill



description of :
This academic year, I have taught organic chemistry courses at Elmira College as
well as Introductory Chemistry, and Seminar. In spring, I developed and conducted a
short course in chemistry emphasizing Green Chemistry.
My interest in teaching is based on providing myself with a set of values to live by. It is the satisfaction of knowing that a tangible difference is being made. It is the desire to be genuinely productive, the need to be of service to society. All these are fulfilled by the role a teacher plays in a student?s life.
The following tenets, I believe, are essential for efficient instruction:
? Provide a clear written indication of the goals, assessment methods, and expectations from the course of study and model the instruction to fulfill those goals.
? Provide a list of the primary and auxiliary resources and references as well as any alternative assessments methods such as research projects.
? Employ the various modes; traditional chalkboard, power point and peer group instructional formats to enhance the instruction.
? Maintain a professional attitude and a relaxed atmosphere during the course of instruction.
? Create a learning environment, spark interest within the student and nurture the inquisitive with positive comments.
? Be accessible for one to one instruction and flexible in arranging such meetings.


 
Teacher's qualifications:
Gurvinder S. Gill
91 Sunnyside Dr
Elmira, NY 14905
Phone: (607) 846-2985 Email: gurvgill@msn.com
Objective: To be considered for an academic/technical appointment.
Experience: Work
Assistant Professor Organic Chemistry (EC, Elmira, NY) 08-09
Instructor Organic Chemistry Laboratory (JSU, Jackson, MS) Sp 08, summer 04 & 07
Teacher Chemistry (Clarksdale H S, MS) 96 & (Heidelberg H S, MS) 99 to 02,
Math (R H Watkins H S, Laurel, MS) 02 to 03 & (Forest Hill H S, Raymond, MS) 08
Volunteer
Teacher Adult Literacy Program. (ICC, Tupelo, MS) 92
Hygienist Cowell Health Service. (Berkeley, CA) 80-81
Librarian Town Library (Sherman, MS) 87
Information Service North Miss Medical Centre (Tupelo, MS) 87
Research
Research Assistant NMR and Computational studies of a variety of chemicals. (JSU) Jackson, MS, 03-08
Honors Researcher Nutrient design, viability maintenance & bioreactor operation. (Sacromyces Cervisiae) UCB, 81
Volunteer Researcher Fellowship. Kinetics of Angiotensin II rxn. (American Heart Association), Livermore, CA, 80
Research Assistant Air pollution data co-relation. (Dept. of Health), Berkeley, CA 80
Project Assistant Industrial inspection & recommendation for handling hazardous chemicals. (Regional Water Quality Control Board) Oakland, CA 81
Laboratory Skills: GC, Scintillation Counter, Autoclave, Sterile Techniques, NMR, MS, Computation, UNIX.
PUBLICATIONS: J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 10726-10731.
J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 25-29.
EDUCATION:
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. 60201 (77-78) Technical Sciences. (GPA. 3.5/4.0)
University of California, Berkeley, Ca. 94720 (79-81) BS Honors in Chemical Engineering (GPA. 3.5/4.0)
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39465 (00-02) MS Science Education (GPA. 3.7/4.0)
Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217 (03-07) PhD Organic Chemistry (GPA. 4.0/4.0)
AAAA MS Educator License in Chemistry Physics and Mathematics #154189
References
Eric Noe, Ph.D. Jackson, MS (601) 979-2922 ean12001@yahoo.com
Christine Bezotte, Ph.D. Elmira, NY (607) 735-1852 cbezotte@elmira.edu
Daniel Kjar, Ph.D. Elmira, NY (607) 735-1826 dkjar@elmira.edu
Hongtao Yu, Ph.D. Jackson, MS (601) 979-2171 yu@ccaix.jsums.edu
 
's preferred teaching style:
Live problem solving, strategies and related concept discussion. Referrals to online exercises and self-monitored learning / achievement of clearly stated goals and objectives. Pleasant and helpful demeanor following nettiquette rules.
 



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