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John S. Hutchinson

Dean of Undergraduates and Professor of Chemistry

Chemical education research; Innovation in chemical education pedagogy, High school science teacher professional development


C. A. Oberland, K. Kincaid, and J. S. Hutchinson A General Chemistry Laboratory Course Designed for Student Discussion.  J. Chem. Educ. 2013

C. A.Oberland, A. H. Munson, and J. S. Hutchinson Silent and Vocal Students in a Large Active Learning Chemistry Classroom: Comparison of Performance and Motivational Factors.  Chem. Educ. Res. Pract., 14 2013: 73

C. A. Obenland, A. H. Munson, and J. S. Hutchinson Silent Students' Participation in a Large Active Learning Science Classroom.  Journal of College Science Teaching, 40 2012: 92

C. Cloonan and J. S. Hutchinson A Chemistry Concept Reasoning Test.  Chem. Educ. Res. Pract., 12 2011: 205

C. Cloonan, J. Andrew, C. A. Nichol, and J. S. Hutchinson A Simple System for Observing Dynamic Phase Equilibrium via an Inquiry-Based Laboratory or Demonstration.  J. Chem. Educ., 88 2011: 975

C. A. Cloonan, C. A. Nichol, and J. S. Hutchinson Understanding Chemical Reaction Kinetics and Equilibrium with Interlocking Building Blocks.  J. Chem. Educ., 88 2011: 1400

John S Hutchinson Concept Development Studies in Chemistry.   2007

Wiediger, S., Hutchinson, J. Evaluating using Case Studies in Concept Development in Multiple Contexts.   2002

Susan D. Wiediger and Hutchinson, J. S. The Significance of Accurate Student Self-Assessment in Understanding of Chemical Concepts.  Journal of Chemical Education, 79 2002: 120-124

John S. Hutchinson Teaching Introductory Chemistry using Concept Development Case Studies: Interactive and Inductive Learning.  University Chemistry Education, 4 2000: 3-7

Karin R. Wright and John S. Hutchinson Oscillator Phase and the reaction dynamics of HN3: A model for correlated motion.  Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 1 1999: 1299-1309

Case Studies in Chemistry
Innovation and Education in Chemical Education

  • B.S. (1977) University of Texas
  • Ph.D. (1981) University of Texas
  • Rice Quantum Institute
  • Theoretical Chemical Physics; Chemical Education
Email: jshutch@rice.edu
Phone: (713) 348-5366
Office: Dell Butcher Hall, 315