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Name: Schmitt, Robert
Credentials: , , B.S., Ph.D.
Position: Professor
Department: Chemistry
Office: Bldg. 15-332
Phone: 253.566.5060
Fax: 253.566.5060
Email: rschmitt@tacomacc.edu
Faculty Page: http://www.tacomacc.edu/home/rschmitt/bobs-web.htm
Professional Associations: American Chemical Society, Washington College Chemistry Teachers' Association

Education

DegreeInstitutionYear
B.S. in Chemistry Seattle University
Ph.D. in BiochemistryState University of New York, Buffalo

Educational Philosophy

The role of the instructor is to guide and mentor students. Students learn best by doing and explaining to others (either verbally or in writing). Secondary to these methods are reading and listening.

I employ guided inquiry in many of my lectures and labs. In this method, students work in teams to solve a problem through discussions and activities. The instructor acts as a guide, choosing the activities and ensuring that students master the necessary material by guiding the discussions and activities.

Areas of Interest

Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Green Chemistry

Biography

B.S. in Chemistry from Seattle University

Ph.D. in Biochemistry from State University of New York, Buffalo

Class Schedule

ClassTitleDay(s)FromToLoc.Mode
CHEM& 11001Chemical Concepts w/labMTThF
7:30 AM
8:20 AM
15-302
Classroom
CHEM& 11001AChemical Concepts w/labW
7:30 AM
9:20 AM
15-328L
Classroom
CHEM& 13101Introduction to Organic/BiochemistryTF
11:30 AM
1:20 PM
15-220
Classroom
CHEM& 13101AIntroduction to Organic/BiochemistryW
11:30 AM
1:20 PM
15-324L
Classroom
CHEM& 13101BIntroduction to Organic/BiochemistryTh
11:30 AM
1:20 PM
15-324L
Classroom

Office Hours

Please contact the instructor for current office hours.

 

Courses Taught

  • CHEM& 110 Chemical Concepts w/lab (5 credit hour(s))
  • CHEM& 121 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry (5 credit hour(s))
  • CHEM& 131 Introduction to Organic/Biochemistry (5 credit hour(s))

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