About the Author
Professor Timberlake has been writing chemistry textbooks for 35 years. During that time, her name has become associated with the strategic use of pedagogical tools that promote student success in chemistry and the application of chemistry to real-life situations. More than one million students have learned chemistry using texts, laboratory manuals, and study guides written by Karen Timberlake. In addition to Basic Chemistry, Fourth Edition, she is also the author of General, Organic and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life, Fourth Edition and Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic and Biological Chemistry, Eleventh Edition with the accompanying Study Guide, Selected Solutions Manual, Laboratory Manual, and Essential Laboratory Manual.
Professor Timberlake belongs to numerous science and educational organizations including the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). She was the Western Regional Winner of Excellence in College Chemistry Teaching Award given by the Chemical Manufacturers Association. In 2004, she received the McGuffey Award in Physical Sciences from the Text and Academic Authors Association for her textbook Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic and Biological Chemistry, eight editions, which has demonstrated excellence over time. In 2006, she received the Textbook excellence award for the first edition of Basic Chemistry. She has participated in education grants for science teaching including the Los Angeles Collaborative for Teaching Excellence (LACTE) and a Title III grant at her college. She speaks at conferences and educational meetings on the use of student-centered teaching methods in chemistry to promote the learning success of students.
- Publisher : Pearson Education; Fourth edition (26 October 2016)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 756 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9332581312
- ISBN-13 : 978-9332581319
- Item Weight : 432 g
- Dimensions : 20.3 x 25.4 x 4.7 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: #229,897 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- #702 in Chemistry Textbooks