Estel Sprague

Estel D Sprague

Professor

Rieveschl Hall

Professional Summary

Estel Sprague received a BA in chemistry from Asbury College in 1966, followed by a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Tennessee in 1971. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institut fuer Kohlenforschung, Abteilung Strahlenchemie, in Germany from 1971-1973 and at the University of Wisconsin in Madison from 1973-1974. He joined the University of Cincinnati chemistry faculty in 1974, and is now Professor of Chemistry. He served the department as assistant head from 1988-1997.

Research and Practice Interests

Technology in Chemical Education

Research Support

Grant: #DUE-1022563 Investigators:Howard Jackson, et al. 08-15-2010 -07-31-2013 National Science Foundation A Coherent Multi-disciplinary Initiative to Enhance Student Learning in STEM Courses Role:Senior Personnel $249,648 Completed Type:Grant Level:College

Presentations

Invited Presentations

(02-21-2003. ) Electronic Data Collection Using MeasureNet® .26th Annual SECO Conference, Dayton, OH.

(10-2003. ) Advantages of Networked Data Collection in the Chemistry Laboratory .164th Two-Year College Chemistry (2YC3) Conference, Elizabethtown Community College, Elizabethtown, KY.

(02-27-2004. ) Advantages of networked data collection in the chemistry laboratory .Open House, Northern Kentucky University.

(03-19-2004. ) Advantages of networked data collection in the chemistry laboratory .Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta, GA.

(04-08-2004. ) Advantages of networked data collection in the chemistry laboratory .Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN.

(04-17-2004. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

(04-28-2004. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN.

(09-15-2004. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI.

(10-21-2004. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Spelman College, Atlanta, GA.

(11-29-2004. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

(12-20-2004. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Miami University, Oxford, OH.

(01-11-2005. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Clemson University, Clemson, SC.

(01-14-2005. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.

(01-24-2005. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH.

(04-29-2005. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Bowling Green State University, Firelands Campus, Huron, OH.

(06-08-2005. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA.

(06-09-2005. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Amherst College, Amherst MA.

(06-13-2005. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Lourdes College, Sylvania, OH.

(06-23-2005. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

(06-24-2005. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Seattle University, Seattle, WA.

(07-05-2005. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

(11-15-2005. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA.

(06-09-2006. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia.

(07-05-2007. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Cincinnati State, Cincinnati, OH.

(12-01-2006. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI.

(03-24-2007. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .Benedictine University, Lisle, IL.

(05-2007. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory, dealing with the data .39th ACS Central Regional Meeting, Covington, KY.

Estel Sprague (08-23-2012. ) Using the iPad in the Classroom to Improve Student Learning .New Faculty Orientation program, University of Cincinnati. UC. . Level:University

Estel Sprague (08-01-2012. ) iPad as an Instructional Tool .College of Nursing Summer Institute, University of Cincinnati. Workshop. . Level:University

Estel Sprague, Daren Porter (UCIT support) (08-02-2012. ) The iPad 2/Apple TV Combination in the Classroom - New Capabilities .CET&L workshop (Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning), University of Cincinnati. Workshop. . Level:University

Poster Presentations

Estel D. Sprague (10-2011. ) JiTT/Clickers/PI in a Large Freshman Chemistry Course-Preliminary Results .International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL), Milwaukee, WI. . Conference. . Level:International

Colloquium

Howard Jackson, Estel Sprague (11-02-2013). Evolution of Active Learning in Foundational Courses in Multiple Disciplines in a Large Public University . Association of American Colleges and Universities national meeting, San Diego, CA. Conference. Level:National

Lecture

Estel Sprague, Daren Porter (UCIT support) (04-28-2012. ) The iPad 2/Apple TV Combination in the Classroom - New Capabilities .Clermont College, University of Cincinnati. Conference. Level:National

Estel Sprague, Brian Kinkle, Jennifer Malat, Howard Jackson (11-08-2012. ) Surviving the First Year and beyond - an interdisciplinary effort .Wright State University, Dayton, OH. Conference. Level:Regional

Paper Presentations

(03-2003. ) Advantages of Networked Data Collection in the Chemistry Laboratory .New Orleans.

(07-2003. ) Advantages of Networked Data Collection in the Chemistry Laboratory .Auburn University, Alabama.

(03-2004. ) MeasureNet in the chemistry laboratory: Dealing with the data .Anaheim.

(07-2004. ) Now that the lab is digital, what do we do with all that data? .Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

(10-18-2004. ) An Efficient Alternative to PC-based Data Acquisition for Teaching Laboratories: Web-based Data Storage and Networked Data Collection with MeasureNet .Peoria, IL.

10/29/2004 MeasureNet: network-based data acquisition .Sacramento, CA.

(07-2006. ) Web-based storage, manipulation, and sharing of data from the chemistry lab .Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

(03-2007. ) Light in the chemistry laboratory .Chicago.

(05-2007. ) Numerical exercises in spectroscopy and colorimetry .Covington, KY.

Honors and Awards

05-2006 Emerging Entrepreneur Award University of Cincinnati

Service

Department of Chemistry (Safety Committee ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-01-2010 -06-01-2011

Department of Chemistry (Undergraduate Curriculum Committee ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-01-2010 -To Present

Department of Chemistry (First-Year Chemistry Coordination ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-01-2010 -To Present

Department of Chemistry (Undergraduate Curriculum Committee ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-01-2012 -12-31-2012

Department of Chemistry (General Chemistry Coordinator ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-01-2012 -12-31-2012

Department of Chemistry (Undergraduate Curriculum Committee ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-01-2013 -To Present

Department of Chemistry (General Chemistry Coordination ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-01-2013 -To Present

University of Cincinnati (UC Dual Enrollment ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:Local 10-15-2013 -To Present

Department of Chemistry (Undergraduate Curriculum Committee ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-01-2014 -12-31-2014

Department of Chemistry (General Chemistry Coordination ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-01-2014 -12-31-2014

University of Cincinnati (UC Dual Enrollment ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:Local 01-01-2014 -12-21-2014

Keywords

chemical education

Courses Taught

15-CHEM-101 FIRST YR CHEMISTRY Level:Undergraduate

15-CHEM-102 FIRST YR CHEMISTRY Level:Undergraduate

15-CHEM-103 FIRST YR CHEMISTRY Level:Undergraduate

15-CHEM-361 PHYS-ANAL MEASURE I Level:Undergraduate

15-CHEM-102 FIRST YR CHEMISTRY Level:Undergraduate

15-CHEM-102 FIRST YR CHEMISTRY Level:Undergraduate

15-CHEM-102 FIRST YR CHEMISTRY Level:Undergraduate

15-CHEM-102 FIRST YR CHEMISTRY Level:Undergraduate

15-CHEM-103 FIRST YR CHEMISTRY Level:Undergraduate

General Chemistry Level:Undergraduate

General Chemistry Level:Undergraduate

-CHEM-1041 GEN CHEM II Level:Undergraduate

-CHEM-1041 GEN CHEM II Level:Undergraduate

-CHEM-1040 GEN CHEM I Level:Undergraduate

-CHEM-1040 GEN CHEM I Level:Undergraduate

Gen Chem II Level:Undergraduate

Gen Chem II Level:Undergraduate

Gen Chem I Level:Undergraduate

Gen Chem I Level:Undergraduate