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short description:
High School Chemistry and University Level General Chemistry
 
long description:
High School Chemistry and University Level General Chemistry
 
level of difficulty:
all welcome
 
minimum class size:
1
 
availability:
Ten hours per week
 
fee comments:
Thirty five dollars per hour.
 
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Chemistry

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High School Chemistry and University Level General Chemistry


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Thomas Killingsworth



description of :
I have been teaching College/University Level General
Chemistry for 30 years.
 
Teacher's qualifications:
Thomas Wade Killingsworth
Curriculum Vitae

Education

2001 – 2002 Geochemistry Ph.D. University
of Nevada, Reno
Degree not completed Reno Nevada

1985 – 1989 Chemistry M.S. San Jose State
University
August 1989 San Jose California

1979 – 1983 Chemistry B.S. California
Polytechnic State University
March 1983 San Luis Obispo,
California

1977 – 1979 Physical Science A.A. Butte
Community College
June 1979 Oroville, California


74.00 Semester Units Successfully Completed Beyond
Units Required for Master’s Degree


Term Year Course *Institution Units †Level

Spring 2011 Scientific Literacy and Science Education
Reform UC Davis 2.67 Grad.
Spring 2009 Beg., Interm. & Adv. Geographical
Information Systems BCC 3.00 L.D.
Spring 2002 Geology Field Methods UNR 2.00
Grad.
Spring 2002 Graduate Geology Seminar UNR
1.00 Grad.
Spring 2002 Advanced Economic Geology UNR
1.00 Grad.
Fall 2001 Aqueous Geochemistry UNR 3.00 Grad.
Fall 2001 Graduate Geology Seminar UNR 1.00
Grad.
Fall 2001 Economic Geology Seminar UNR 1.00
Grad.
Spring 2001 Low Temperature Aqueous Geochemistry
UNR 3.00 Grad.
Spring 2001 Ore Petrology UNR 2.00 Grad.
Fall 2000 Geological Structures CSUDH 4.00 U.D.
Fall 2000 Petrology CSUDH 4.00 U.D.
Fall 2000 Mass Spectrometry CSUF 1.00 U.D.
Spring 2000 Stratigraphy CSUDH 4.00 U.D.
Fall 1999 Mineralogy CSUDH 4.00 U.D.
Spring 1999 Isotope Geochemistry UCLA 2.67
Grad.
Winter 1999 Geochemistry CSULA 2.67 U.D.
Spring 1998 Crystal Chemistry of Minerals UCLA
2.67 Grad.
Winter 1998 History of Chemistry CSULA 2.67 U.D.
Fall 1996 Introduction to Research Design and Statistics
UCLA 2.67 Grad.
Summer 1996 Computer Programming – Pascal ECC
4.00 L.D.
Spring 1996 History of Western Scientific Thought
CSULB 3.00 U.D.
Fall 1995 General Geology Laboratory CSULB 1.00
L.D.
Spring 1988 Problems in Secondary School Curriculum
SJSU 3.00 Grad.
Fall 1987 Directed Reading (Particle Physics) SJSU
1.00 U.D.
Fall 1986 Biochemistry II SJSU 3.00 U.D.
Spring 1986 High School Chemistry Topics II
SJSU 3.00 U.D.
Fall 1985 High School Chemistry Topics I SJSU 2.00
U.D.
Fall 1985 Biochemistry I SJSU 3.00 U.D.
Spring 1985 Chemical Safety SJSU 1.00 U.D.

* UCD = University of California Davis, BCC = Butte
Community College, UNR = University of Nevada, Reno,
CSUDH = Cal State University Dominguez Hills, CSUF =
Cal State University Fullerton, UCLA = University of
California, Los Angeles, CSULA = Cal State University Los
Angeles, ECC = El Camino Community College, CSULB =
Cal State University Long Beach and SJSU = San Jose State
University.
† Grad. = Graduate, U.D. = Upper Division and L. D. =
Lower Division Units. Graduate 27.67
Upper Division 38.33
Lower Division 8.00
Total 74.00


Honors

May 1989 Lecturer of the Year San Jose State University
Chemistry Department
Annual award given by the Student Affiliate of
the American Chemical Society to non-tenure track
faculty for outstanding teaching performance.

May 2012 Recipient Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive
Program
The Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program
(CDIP) is the largest program in the nation designed to
increase the pool of individuals with the qualifications,
motivation, and skills to teach the diverse body in the
CSU by providing financial assistance to doctoral
students who have strong promise of becoming
candidates for CSU faculty positions.

Teaching and Related Experience

28 years of University and College Teaching Experience:

California State University Chico, Cuesta Community
College, El Camino Community College, University of
Nevada Reno, San Jose State University, Foothill
Community College, Santa Clara University, Ohlone
Community College and Butte Community College.

Teaching Experience
Chemistry
Lower Division Upper Division
Introductory/Preparatory Chemistry Physical Chemistry
Laboratory
General Chemistry for Applied Sciences Directed
Reading
Organic Chemistry for Applied Sciences Special
Problems/Undergraduate Research
General Chemistry for Scientists
Special Problems/Undergraduate Research

Other
Lower Division Upper Division
History of Science Energy in the Human Environment
Physical Science - Physics and Chemistry Environmental
Geology
General Geology Laboratory American Science and
Technology
Concepts in Physical Science Laboratory

Related Experience
Gateway Science Museum Chico CA Docent Supervisor –
paid
Chemistry Exhibit Development - volunteer

Credentials

California Community College Instructor Credential,
lifetime. Subject matter area: Chemistry

Campus Activities

California State University Chico

Summer 2011-present Docent Supervisor –
Gateway Science Museum – CSU Chico
Developed a Chemistry Exhibit
to be installed February 2012

Summer 2012 Mentor – CSU Chico Chemistry Summer
Research Institute Development of Chemistry
Demonstration Displays

Summer 2011 Mentor – CSU Chico Chemistry Summer
Research Institute Development of Chemistry
Demonstration Displays

Summer 2009 Mentor – CSU Chico Chemistry Summer
Research Institute Development of Chemistry
Demonstration Displays

Spring 2009 Supervisor – Chemistry Special Problems
Development of Chemistry Demonstration Displays

Spring 2009 Participant – Gateway Science Museum
Book Club
“Notes From a Catastrophe” by Elizabeth Kolbert

Fall 2008 Supervisor: Chemistry Special Problems
Development of Chemistry Demonstration Displays

Fall 2008 Participant – Gateway Science Museum Book
Club
“Ancestral Passions: The Leakey Family and the Quest for
Humankind's Beginnings” by Virginia Morell

Spring 2008 Participant – Gateway Science Museum
Book Club
“The Reluctant Mr. Darwin”by David Quammen

El Camino Community College

Sept. 2002 – June 2005 Member — College Curriculum
Committee

Sept. 2002 – June 2005 Member — Division of Natural
Science Curriculum Committee

Aug. 1997 – Aug. 2000 Course Coordinator —
Chemistry 4 – Preparatory Chemistry

Aug. 1997 – May 2000 Member — Academic Senate

Aug. 1997 – May 1999 Editor — Academic Senate
Newsletter

Jan. 1996 – Dec. 2000 Co-Advisor — Science
Club

Aug. 1992 – Dec.1995 Advisor — Science Club

Sept. 1995 – May 1997 Member — Los Angeles
Collaborative for Teacher Excellence

Jan. 1993 – May 1994 Member — El Camino
College Concert Band

Presentations Given

November 2011 Magnificent Matter: A
Proposed Chemistry Exhibit for Science Museums
Location: CSU Chico – Chemistry Alumni Reunion
Symposium (CARS 4-2011)

July 2011 The Lack of and need for Chemistry at Science
Museums and Centers and a Proposed Solution
Location: CSU Chico: Given to the 2011 CSRI

April 2011 The Periodic Law and “The” Periodic Table
Location: CSU Chico Hands-on Lab: Given to
the NSTA Student Club

October 2010 Spooky Chemistry
Location: CSU Chico Hands-on Lab: Given to
the NSTA Student Club

April 2010 Mendeleev and the Periodic Law: 1869 -
1871
Location: Department of Chemistry and
Biochemistry Seminar Chico State University

November 2009 Concept Analysis, the Particulate
Nature of Matter and Submicroscopic Chemical Concepts
July 2009 Location: Chico State University Community
College Chemistry Conference
Location: Chico State University Chemistry
Summer Research Institute (CSRI)

April 2009 Dynamic Chemistry Demonstrations for
Display Cases
March 2009 Location: Chico State University (Poster
session CSU Chico College of Nat. Sci.)
Location: Chico State University (Given to
NSTA Student Club)

March 2009 A Brief Introduction to the Formation of
Limestone Caverns and Their Chemistry
Location: Chico State University (Given to
NSTA Student Club)

October 2008 Dynamic Chemistry Demonstrations for
Display Cases
Location: Chico State University

October 2007 Rxn X: A Guided Inquiry Research Project
for General Chemistry
Location: Chico State University

April 1995 How I integrate Computer Technology in
My Chemistry Classroom
Location: El Camino Community College

August 1988 Rxn X: A Guided Inquiry Research Project
for General Chemistry
April 1988 Location: Tenth Biennial Conference on
Chemical Education, Purdue University
Location: National ACS Meeting, Div. of Chemical
Education, Denver Colorado

Workshops Given

Institute for Chemical Education (ICE) Solid-State Model
Kits
Two workshops were given for the purpose of
disseminating materials from the NSF Project entitled
“Development of a Materials-Oriented General Chemistry
Course” — one workshop given in Northern California
and another given in Southern California.

Memberships and Subscriptions

Members: American Chemical Society – DivChEd
Member
Subscriptions: Journal of Chemical Education, Chemical
and Engineering News

Community Activities

September 2010 to present Paradise Pines Property
Owners Association BOD Chair

August 2008 to present Paradise Pines Property Owners
Association Trails Group – leader

August 2008 to August 2009 Upper Ridge Fire Safe
Council – Leader

August 2008 to present Upper Ridge Fire Safe Council –
Member

October 2009 to present Upper Ridge Wilderness Areas
Inc. – Member Board of Directors

Professional References

Dr. Ludwig Mayer
Chemistry Professor Emeritus
Chemistry Dept. San Jose State University
One Washington Square
San Jose CA 95192-0101
lamayer@email.sjsu.edu (408) 924-4952 Dr.
Bradley Stone
Chemistry Professor/Department Chair
Chemistry Dept. San Jose State University
One Washington Square
San Jose CA 95192-0101
bstone@science.sjsu.edu (408) 924-5000

Dr. Randy Miller
Chemistry Professor/Department Chair
Dept. of Chem. & Biochem. Chico State Univ.
400 West First Street
Chico CA 95929-0210
RMMiller@csuchico.edu (530) 898-5259


 
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