Chemistry and Biochemistry

Rebecca L. Sansom

Rebecca Sansom

Office: C161 BNSN
Office Phone: 801-422-9089
Email: rsansom@chem.byu.edu
Office Hours

Education:

B.A., Boston University (2001)

A.M., Harvard University (2005)

M.Ed., Southern Utah University (2013)

Ph.D., Brigham Young University (2019)

Curriculum Vitae

Publications:

13. West, R., Jensen, J., Sansom, R.L., Nielson, J., Wright, G., Johnson, M. (2020) STEM Faculty Institute: An Intensive Interdisciplinary Effort To Improve STEM Faculty Adoption of Evidence-based Instructional Practices. Journal of College Science Teaching. Accepted. 

12. West, R.E., Sansom, R.L, Nielson, J., Wright, G., Turley, R.S., Jensen, J., Johnson, M. (2020) Ideas for supporting student-centered STEM learning through remote labs: A response. Educational Technology Research and Development. Published Online. DOI: 10.1007/s11423-020-09905-y.

11. Sansom, R.L.* (2020) Pressure from the pandemic: Pedagogical dissatisfaction when beliefs and practices do not align. Journal of Chemical Education. 97(9), 2378-2382. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.0c00657.

10. Sansom, R.L.*, §Bodily, R., Bates, C., Leary, H. (2020). Increasing student use of a learner dashboard. Journal of Science Education and Technology 29(3), 386-398. DOI: 10.1007/s10956-020-09824-w.

9. Sansom, R.L.*, Walker, J. (2019). Investing in Laboratory Courses. Journal of Chemical Education 97(1), 308-309. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.9b00714

8. §Reynders, G., Suh, E., Cole, R., Sansom, R.L.* (2019). Developing Student Process Skills in a General Chemistry Laboratory. Journal of Chemical Education 96(10), 2109-2119.

7. Sansom, R.L.*, Suh, E., Plummer, K.J. (2019). Decision-Based Learning: If I Just Knew Which Equation to Use, I Know I Could Solve this Problem! Journal of Chemical Education 96(3), 445-454.

6. Sansom, R.L.* (2014-2020). Chemistry 107 Laboratory Manual (1st-6th eds.). Plymouth, MI: Macmillan Learning. Updated and revised annually.

5. Sansom, R.L.* (2014). Uncovering student thinking through the Science Literacy Framework. Chemistry Solutions 1(2). http://www.teachchemistry.org/periodical/issues/november-2014/uncovering-student-thinking-through-the-science-literacy-framework.html.

4. Sansom, R.L. (2014) Constructing Ionic Compounds, Limiting Reactant, and Nuclear Energy Power Plants. In American Association of Chemistry Teachers Online Classroom Resources. http://www.teachchemistry.org/classroom-resources.

3. Li, Z., Sansom, R.L., Bonella, S., Coker, D., Mullin, A.S. (2005). A classical trajectory study of “supercollision” relaxation of hot pyrazine with CO2Journal of Physical Chemistry A 109(34), 7657 -7666.

2. Elioff, M.S., Sansom, R.L., Mullin, A.S. (2000). Vibrational Energy Gain in the n2 Bending Mode of Water via Collisions with Hot Pyrazine (Evib = 37 900 cm-1): Insights into the Dynamics of Energy Flow. Journal of Physical Chemistry A 104(45), 10304-10311.

1. Elioff, M.S., Fraelich, M., Sansom, R.L., Mullin, A.S. (1999). State-resolved collisional quenching of highly vibrationally excited pyridine by water: The role of strong electrostatic attraction in VRT energy transfer. Journal of Chemical Physics 111(8), 3517-3525.