Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Universiti Sains Malaysia www.pha.usm.my/pharmacy/Aisyah2006.htm
The visuals shown here are typical of the lecture slides Dr. Saad uses in her Pharmaceutical Chemistry classes in Malaysia. These slides are samples from her lecture on “Aromatic Chemistry.” The black-and-red slides serve as a historical introduction to benzene while the second group illustrates the four essential features of aromatic compounds.
“I teach ‘Aromatic Chemistry’ to pharmacy students,” says Dr. Saad. “Mindful of Asian students’ penchant towards rote learning, I decided to apply the Presentation Zen approach in my lectures. The first few lectures had ...