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Dr. Matthew Gartner

Associate Professor, Instructional Faculty
Schmid College of Science and Technology; Chemistry
Office Location: Keck Center for Science and Engineering 227
Phone: (714) 289-3172
Chapman University, Bachelor of Science
University of California, Irvine, Ph.D.


Teaching Interests

Dr. Gartner’s teaching interests are focused on active learning in general chemistry and analytical chemistry courses.  He is the lead general chemistry lab professor and is integral in the development of the CHEM 140L/150L lab sequence.  Currently, he is pursuing novel and innovative approaches to utilizing active learning techniques in the general chemistry course sequence through the development of a flipped-modeled course.  He is interested in scientific education research, specifically as it relates to chemistry.


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